Sunday, December 12, 2010

Vulgar Statistics: Correlation, Overtime Wins vs. Overall Talent

Sometime this past week on a Sabres message board, a fan made a comment that if a team has a high number of overtime or shootout wins, it indicates that there is a lack of talent on that particular team because they can't close out games in regulation.  This didn't make much sense to me as I believe that it doesn't matter when or how a team wins a game, so long as they win it.  Thus, being me, I set out to track the percentage of extra-time wins last season for each team in the NHL.

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