Player Weights: Oilers vs. the Division
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07-10-2013, 10:50 PM
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This immediately sets up an arbitrary weight sample that at the outset skew your stats before you start. Which is a sort of fact finding confirmation bias. Much different numbers are revealed if we look at say 200lbs. Results also change if we correct for age and with veteran NHL players as a rule weighing more than when they broke into the league.
Which is why I provided links to the roster pages of each team so that people would have quick access to compare rosters. I could see how you could have that opinion if you're just taking a cursory look though.
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