Statistics

Thursday's Numbers: The guys who score the most at evens

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Author's note: I am away for the week and don't have an Internet connection viable enough to make a post after collecting sufficient enough data from the Canucks' game against the Sharks last...

Tuesday's Numbers: The Canucks' recent run is unsustainable

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In the last four games, despite the 3-1 record, Vancouver's actually played pretty mediocre according to score-tied, even strength metrics. Part of that is that they've given so little time for...

Thursday's Numbers: 712 words on Kevin Bieksa

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Kevin Bieksa, transgressions aside—being a guy who, along with Ryan Kesler, is "too dirty" one night and "not tough enough" the next night—is a fantastic hockey player and one of the all-underrated...

Tuesday's Numbers: The ever-improving Mason Raymond

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The answer to the question "Is Mason Raymond better this season than last season?" is absolutely a resounding yes. No matter what a stat-geek will tell you, about the direction of his shooting...

Thursday's Numbers: On what's really important about starting strong

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You often hear announcers wax importance when they display each team's record when a team scores the first goal of the game.Indeed, there is only a single team this season that has a better record...

Tuesday's Numbers: Or, more than you ever wanted to read about the Columbus Blue Jackets

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On November 12th, in advance of his team's game ahead of their meeting with the Columbus Blue Jackets, statistician Gabriel Desjardins declared that the then 2-11-1 squad was not, in fact, the...

Thursday's Number: 60, One Revisited

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60 is the number for today. The appeal of linking to a Bob Dylan song was too great for me, hence the fancy title. The verse never recorded by Dylan (italicized under the video) is the only thing...

Tuesday's Numbers - PDO revisited

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All through October I focused a lot of my noon numbers on the Vancouver Canucks' low PDO totals. The team was performing well but failing to produce—this is quite common for a team at the start of...

Thursday's Number: 54.3 - Redux

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There was movement in the Western Conference standings from December 1st last season to the final day. 14 teams were displaced, moving either up or down the table, with the exception of the E...

Canucks scoring chance count and analysis, Nov 29 vs. CBJ

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Well, another sorta dominant performance from Cory Schneider Tuesday night, all things considered. He did make 14 saves off of 15 on-net scoring chances, but the overall discrepancy didn't really...

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