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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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Capitals vs. Hurricanes Preliminary Analytics – Hurricane Warning

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL Via Getty Images It took until the final day of the season—heck, the final minutes of the final day of the season—for the Caps to find out who they’d be facing in the first round of the … Continue reading

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Who Is the Caps’ Ideal First Round Opponent? [Readers Poll]

Photo: @Capitals With three games remaining in their season, the Caps are gearing up for the playoffs and it’s time to analyze who they might play in the first round. The Caps look likely to win the Metropolitan Division for … Continue reading

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