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01-05-2013, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by struckbyaparkedcar View Post
Are we seriously pretending a hattrick in a meaningless game against terrible competition in a contest that was already 4-0 is comparable to somebody who scored four meaningful goals in four games in the NHL playoffs?

I know you're just going to use the "it was the first thing to come to my head" defense, but really, you couldn't have found a less insulting comparison?
It was the first thing to come to my head.

...we aren't pretending anything...well...I'm not. The point wasn't a comparison of Kosov to Byfuglien (in fact, the latter's name doesn't appear in my post at all til the end- it doesn't appear to be the main topic of conversation either), it was an example of how stats can lead us astray sometimes.


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