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December 23, 2014
  • 23 Dec 2014

    Understanding new developments in shot-based metrics

    Most regular followers of statistical science in sports know that when it comes to analytics in “team invasion sports” like hockey and football, shot data forms the basic foundation of much of the work being done today. This is why, generally speaking, developments in shot-based metrics are very important. So it wasn’t a surprise when, earlier this month, noted baseball stats analyst Tom Tango sent ripples through the hockey analytics world when he proposed a weighted shot metric.