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02-26-2013, 04:49 PM
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1.*** Yes, Stevens, Kurri and Coffey are outliers when they finished top-3 in scoring as a result of being on the ice with a generational talent for the majority of the season. That should be obvious.
2.*** There is absolutely no way for there to not be “influence from the user”. Otherwise we would just blindly use #2 every year as the standard and not think of each season as an individual closed system. We all know that there are a lot of seasons where that would make absolutely no sense. The individual nuances and tweaks that I, and others, have added, get us closer to a useable shorthand system, not further away. It’s obvious that tweaks are required. The only question is which tweaks get us closer.
1. *** No they aren't. Their totals aren't far enough away from the pack to make them outliers.
2. *** Yes there is... the whole point of making a "system" is to remove the influence of the user so that everyone knows what they are looking at and it is applied fairly across the board.
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