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Japers’ Rink Radio Episode 28: Two Sides of The Spectrum

Rob Parker and Adam Stringham Discuss the Uses and Limitations of Hockey Statistics

NHL: Washington Capitals at Edmonton Oilers Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

Over the last few years advanced statistics have become an integral part of hockey analysis but that isn’t to say the stats don’t have limitations. Rob Parker joined Adam Stringham to discuss the ongoing evolution of hockey analytics in this episode of Japers’ Rink Radio.

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Recommended Hockey Analytics Articles:

Isabelle Khurshudyan’s article on October 11th about how the Capitals are using analytics

Ryan Stimson’s - Tactalytics: Using Data to Inform Tactical Offensive Zone Decisions and Tactalytics: Defending the Pass

Micah Blake McCurdy’s - Adjusted Possession Measures which, in my mind, is one of the most influential hockey analytics articles of the last few years.

There’s lots of other good work out there. Feel free to reach out if you’re looking for something specifically.