Archive for January 2013

Going First in NHL Shootout: A Statistical Analysis

Going First in NHL Shootout: A Statistical Analysis

With the end of the NHL lockout and the impending return of hockey, we thought we would take another look at NHL shootouts.  (The last time around we looked at the ability of goalies and shooters and found that there was nothing but randomness.  That post is HERE.)   Our focus this time around is to look at whether or not a team goes first matters.  As most readers of this post will know, the home team has the choice of going first or second  […]