One of the knocks on advanced stats in the NHL is that they’re not treated as official numbers by the League -- we can find goals and assists on NHL.com, but not Corsi and PDO. This allows critics to treat them like some kind of crazy nerd voodoo rather than an increasingly legitimate means through which to evaluate players, teams and games.
Well, it appears to the nerds won.
“Absolutely,” said NHL COO John Collins, at least weekend’s All-Star Game.
Collins confirmed that while the League waits to standardize the new player-tracking system that will eventually quantify puck possession statsRead More »from NHL.com adding Corsi, Fenwick, enhanced stats next month