Thread: Injury Report: Tomas Plekanec
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12-27-2012, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by DAChampion View Post
Why would that matter?

The idea that a 50 game season is less meaningful than an 82 game season is barely statistically correct. You get sqrt(50/82)=~80% as much statistical diagnostic power in the regular season, and the playoffs are still the playoffs, 4 best of 7 series before the brass ring.
I think you missed my point. I was trying to say that suffering through 50 games of bad hockey is easier than suffering through 82 games of bad hockey.

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