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WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Metro Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo: Patrick Smith One of the new, “revolutionary” metrics that hockey statisticians are starting to calculate and track is Wins Above Replacement (WAR). WAR essentially combines all of a player’s contributions statistically into one overall metric. This calculation allows for … Continue reading

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Just How good is Evgeny Kuznetsov?: A Comparison With Other Top NHL Centers

Photo: Geoff Burke/Getty Images On July 2 2017, Evgeny Kuznetsov signed an eight-year, 62.4 Million contract, which translates to an annual cap hit of 7.8M. That’s a lot of money, so let’s see how he compares to other Centers around … Continue reading

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