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Why The Average Fan is Naïve and Ignorant

Why The Average Fan is Naïve and Ignorant

Two Peas in a Pod If you talk about advanced hockey analytics, you’re inevitably going to be told to “just watch the games” instead of looking at “useless” numbers. Although I think those people are foolish, I’ll be the first to admit that advanced analytics do have their issues. The problem is that most people […]

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Habs Playoff Analysis – The Advanced Stats

Habs Playoff Analysis – The Advanced Stats

As we all know, the Habs got eliminated in 6 games by the Lightning. After Montreal’s disappointing loss, it’s time to look at the playoffs as a whole. Why couldn’t they score? How did they lose? Which players performed? Who fell short? Time to find out. Note: All statistics ONLY include teams that made at least […]

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Habs Fancy Stats in February – The Monthly Review

Habs Fancy Stats in February – The Monthly Review

Overview: The Canadiens finished 9-3-2 in the month of February, capturing 20 out of the possible 26 points. The Habs beat the Leafs on both occasions this month. Unfortunately, the Habs had disappointing losses to both the Buffalo Sabres and the Edmonton Oilers. Let’s take a deeper look on how this month really went. MVP […]

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Patrick Sharp – A Statistical Approach

Patrick Sharp – A Statistical Approach

Patrick Sharp has been one of the many names associated with the Montreal Canadiens as of late. With his annual cap hit of 5.9M for two more seasons, many fans are hesitant for Marc Bergevin to try and acquire him. Sharp only has 10G and 21A this season, leaving him ranked at 133rd in points. […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Quality of Competition

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Quality of Competition

Shot metrics have taken the NHL by storm this season. It’s about time All About The Habs provided a simplified version of the most predominant statistics. This will serve as a reference point for those looking to begin utilizing these metrics.   What is Quality of Competition? Quality of competition is a versatile tool used […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Corsi and Fenwick

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Advanced Statistics: Corsi and Fenwick

Shot metrics have taken the NHL by storm this season. It’s about time All About The Habs provided a simplified version of the most predominant statistics. This will serve as a reference point for those looking to begin utilizing these metrics.   What is Corsi? It is a plus/minus rating or percentage obtained by simple […]

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Carey Price Deserves Better Than the Montreal Canadiens

It is needless to say that Carey Price is on a team that simply does not capitalize on his abilities. The Habs are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the third straight year. And while the injuries and bad calls are valid excuses for their current losing streak, there are plenty of errors […]

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