Author Archives: Brandon Hebert

The War On Advanced Stats: Who’s Right?

Advanced Stats (NHL.com)

Advanced Stats (NHL.com)

There are people out there who want to fundamentally change the game of hockey. They have degrading titles for terms that have been universally accepted for years: Enforcers have become “facepunchers.” Watching a game isn’t watching a game anymore – it’s “the eye test.” And plus minus should go the way of the dinosaur because of Corsi and Fenwick. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the advanced stats movement. Read more