Just a note to highlight the press that the Defense Independent Goalie Rating (DIGR) article by Statistical Sports Consulting co-founder Michael Schuckers is getting Mention in TSN’s Scott Cullen’s article on the conference Article in US News & World Report on DIGR
Archive for March 2011
DIGR: A Defense Independent Rating of NHL Goaltenders using Spatially Smoothed Save Percentage Maps Paper from MIT Sloan Sports Analysis Conference 2011, March 4-5, 2011, Boston, MA
Statistical Sports Consulting Founder Michael Schuckers had a research paper selected as a finalist for presentation at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. The paper develops a new methodology for evaluation of NHL goalies called the Defense Independent Goalie Rating or DIGR. The paper can be found here. The poster from the conference can be found here. Video of the presentation from the conference can be found here.