Saturday, August 15, 2009

Interpreting the charts

Chart legend

Categories based on all NHL players with more than 10 GP, 2008-09



Chart layout



Left half: Offense

Right half: Defence


Top half: Goals for and against while on ice

Bottom half: Totals chances (Shots + Blocked shots + Missed shots) for and against while on ice


Top arrow: Direction of +/- normalized over 60 minutes (blue +, red –)

Bottom arrow: Direction of CORSI number (chances for - chances against) normalized over 60 minutes (blue +, red –)


Statistics adapted from nhl.com, behindthenet.ca, Olivier

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