Presentations

Schuckers Talk at Carleton University

So last Friday, I gave a talk at Carleton University.  Here is the abstract: Recently there has been a good deal of interest in the use of statistical methods and statistical thinking in sports. Work of this kind has been going on for many many years though often behind the scenes. With the publication of Michael Lewis’ Moneyball and the subsequent movie of the same name, the interest in this kind of work has grown extensively. Further evidence of this can be found in the  […]



Joint Statistical Meetings 2014 Hockey Panel

Joint Statistical Meetings 2014 Hockey Panel

A week ago (on August 6th), I appeared on a panel on the Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston along with Brian Macdonald, Andrew Thomas, Sam Ventura and Kevin Mongeon.  The panel was a good one on some of the advanced statistical methods that are being used in hockey.  Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe attended the panel and wrote up a piece on the panel that can be found at this link.  A rough audio of this can be found at Andrew Thomas’ website:  www.acthomas.ca/?p=62.  […]



2010-11 Defense Independent Goalie Ratings

2010-11 Defense Independent Goalie Ratings

2010-11 Defense Independent Goalie Ratings (DIGR) for 49 goalies with at least 600 shots faced. Tweet



NHL Penalties Talk

NHL Penalties Talk

Michael Schuckers gave a NHL Penalties Talk with Lauren Brozowski  at the 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings. Slides for  Analysis of Penalties Called in the NHL 2008-09 & 2009-10 Regular Seasons Tweet



NHL Draft Value Pick Chart Slides 2011

NHL Draft Value Pick Chart Slides 2011

An NHL Draft Value Pick Chart slides from 2011 Joint Statistical Meetings talk. Tweet



NHL Draft Value Pick Chart 2011

NHL Draft Value Pick Chart 2011

NHL Draft Value Pick Chart 2011 Tweet



NHL Draft Value Chart Paper 2011

NHL Draft Value Chart Paper 2011

What’s An NHL Draft Pick Worth? A Value Pick Chart for the National Hockey League Tweet



Alterative NFL Draft Value Chart Paper

An Alternative to the NFL Draft Pick Value Chart Based upon Player Performance published in Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports Tweet



Alterative NFL Draft Value Chart Slides

Alterative NFL Draft Value Chart Slides

An evaluation of NFL team drafting performance (1991-2001) IISA NFL Draft slides. Tweet



DIGR: Defense Independent Goalie Ratings

DIGR: Defense Independent Goalie Ratings

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 Tweet