Blues By The Numbers

A look at the Blues from a stat-head perspective.

Are Goalies Binomial?

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Save percentage varies some from shot to shot. Does it differ enough to matter?

Estimating Goalies: When Bayes Fails.

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Sometimes the Bayes Method gives you better answers than the Frequentist Method, sometimes it doesn't.

St. Louis Blues Score Situations Breakdown

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ExtraSkater recently added a new page that combines possession stats with percent of 5v5 TOI for a variety of score situations. So of course I made a dataviz using this data to show you how the...

Measures of Player Value: Goals and Money

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Analytics has tried to find a universal currency for player values. At some point you have to convert those metrics into cold hard cash.

Universal Measures of Player Value: Why They Fail

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Analytics has tried to find a universal currency for player values. Over a single season, metrics fail because of our old friend: randomness.

Okay, you can start worrying about Chris Stewart

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Blues fans are always quick to judge Chris Stewart. Earlier this season I suggested they back off. But after a re-evaluation near the half-way mark of the season, there can be cause for concern.

Universal Measures of Player Value: THoR

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Analytics has tried to find a universal currency for player values. "Total Hockey Rating" is another attempt.

Universal Measures of Player Value: APM

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Analytics has tried to find a universal currency for player values. "Adjusted Plus-Minus" is another attempt.

Halak versus Elliott Round Two

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Can we just shut up now about this non-existent goalie controversy.

Universal Measures of Player Value: Delta

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Analytics has tried to find a universal currency for player values. Delta was another attempt.

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