Hockey analytics: it's a numbers game

  • Title: Hockey analytics: it's a numbers game
    Author: Wesley, Allan
    Year: 2015
    Keyword(s): Pythagorean Winning Percentage, hockey, statistics
    Description: Join Allan Wesley as he discusses the importance of analytics and the application of the Pythagorean Winning Percentage, famously discussed in Moneyball (the bestselling book and movie about baseball analytics), to hockey. From there he will discuss statistics such as Corsi and Fenwick measures, and their implications for personnel decisions and strategy.
    Notes: Presented on January 30, 2015 at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Torus Talks held at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta.
    Peer Reviewed: No
    Type of Item: Conference Materials
    Language: English
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