Monthly Archives: May 2013

Game Stats: Oilers/Islanders, Game 5 Stanley Cup Finals, May 19 1984

Game Stats: Oilers/Islanders, Game 5 Stanley Cup Finals, May 19 1984

For the next stop on my Oilers Nostalgia Tour, I watched the clinching Game 5 of the 1984 Stanley Cup Final between the rising Oilers …

 

Relative Strength of Cup-Winning Teams Since 1968

Relative Strength of Cup-Winning Teams Since 1968

I recently started a new series of posts tabulating Corsi data for notable games in Oilers history, beginning with their 1987 Game 7 Stanley Cup …

 

Game Stats: Oilers/Flyers, Game 7 Stanley Cup Finals, May 31 1987

Game Stats: Oilers/Flyers, Game 7 Stanley Cup Finals, May 31 1987

With the Oilers 2012-2013 season left on the scrap-heap of history, I’ll get to undertake a series I’ve long planned to do, which is to …

 

Formulating a New Statistic for Team Luck, Part II

Formulating a New Statistic for Team Luck, Part II

This post continues a series of examinations into the concept of team ‘luck’.  I initially wrote a three part series on team PDO, testing both …

 

Formulating a New Statistic for Team Luck, Part I

Formulating a New Statistic for Team Luck, Part I

Previously on this blog I’ve completed a three–part series that looked at team PDO critically to understand whether it truly is a measure of “team luck”. …