Episode Mel Bridgeman (118):Special Guest Rob Vollman. World Cup starts!


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Episode Summary:

  • Rob Vollman introduces his new book, Stat Shot.
  • Everything you ever wanted to know about stat based metrics but were afraid to ask
  • Stats based arguments for discussions over a beer – best hitters, best shot blockers, best puckstoppers
  • Team effects on goaltender performance
  • Plus minus and Corsi.
  • Rob’s assessment of the Subban / Weber trade
  • Rob’s assessment of Taylor Hall / Adam Larsson trade
  • New wave of data available at World Cup
  • Team USA loses to team Europe in game 1
  • Canada defeats Czech Republic in game 1

 

Hockey Abstract 

Intro/Outro Music Artist: KieLoBot  Song:Lobo Had a Problem

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