Hockey analytics: it's a numbers game

Author
Wesley, Allan
Faculty Advisor
Date
2015
Keywords
Pythagorean Winning Percentage , hockey , statistics
Abstract (summary)
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.
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Notes
Presented on January 30, 2015 at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics Torus Talks held at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta.
Item Type
Presentation
Language
English
Rights
All Rights Reserved