DIGR at MIT Sloan Conference

Figure of Goal Probability Maps of Slap Shots at Different Opponent Strengths for Selected GoaliesStatistical 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.