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Luck In The NHL Playoffs, And How We Can Measure It

Image: Youtube Sports and luck go hand-in-hand, especially in hockey. The nature of the sport—relatively low-scoring, fast-paced, involving high degree of parity—maximizes the effect luck can have on results. The NHL playoffs involve far more luck than most experts care … Continue reading

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Are the Capitals Plummeting PDO Statistics Problematic? Or Just A Simple Correction?

Patrick McDermott/National Hockey League/Getty Images Since the Capitals bye week, the team’s PDO stat (shot percentage plus save percentage) has plummeted. Should this be a concern? 

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