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12-05-2013, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by mike14 View Post
it was in reply to the quotes RB posted. My assumption (possibly completely wrong) is that GVT is related to offensive prowess (because the comparison had 'wins' in the title), and as there aren't many fwds on the rangers who have offensive prowess and have played more games than CK, it seems like a meaningless stat as it's skewed by games played data.

I'm sure CK is very proud of his Corsi score.... (whatever that is)
When you say MDZ do you mean Zuccarello? That threw me off a bit, lol.

Also, Corsi is a possession metric.
Corsi: A statistic originally invented by Jim Corsi, who was the goaltender coach for the Buffalo Sabres. Corsi is essentially a plus-minus statistic that measures shot attempts. A player receives a plus for any shot attempt (on net, missed, or blocked) that his team directs at the opponent's net, and a minus for any shot attempt against his own net. A proxy for possession.

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