Founded by an NCAA Division I Hockey Coach and a professor of statistics, Statistical Sports Consulting develops data and decision making tools to give their clients a competitive edge in all facets of their business from recruiting/signing to game planning to in-game management.
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 [...]
We are very fortunate a paper that I wrote with a former student, Jim Curro, accepted to the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Research Paper Competition. The paper presents a new ratings system which we think is an improvement over the current approaches. It creates a [...]
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 [...]