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02-07-2014, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Then what are you saying? You said we should treat the #2 scorer in 1967 different from the #2 scorer in 1968, did you not? (VsX being based on the second best scorer in the league).
What I am trying to say (and obviously doing a bad job of it) is that I think above average is more systematic and granular.. and it would show things like the average dropping off (if it did) because our hypothetical #2 who was 85 pre expansion and 85 post expansion by VsX would show a spike post expansion.

The pack of top forwards should all show a similar spike in the metric and it would make it obvious something was changing in the environment rather than assuming those seasons were played at the same level.

( and don't go on a bias rant, I have nothing against O6 guys at all )

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