We’ve already discussed adding Corsi and PDO to our fantasy team, and this week’s topic is IPP. Only a handful of sites include this stat, and I have taken the numbers from naturalstattrick.com. IPP stands for individual points percentage. It is a great stat to find out which players are most involved in their respective team’s offence. To find out… Continue reading Advanced Analytics 101: Applying IPP in fantasy hockey
The NHL is slowly becoming more accepting towards advanced analytics. You can find these statistics on the league home page or on other sites such as Corsica.hockey. A very popular statistic thrown around is called Corsi. Corsi measures total shots on net as a percentage of total shots for and against, trying to give us an… Continue reading Advanced Analytics 101: Applying Corsi in fantasy hockey
Last week we looked at the top 20 centers and now we are moving on to the top left wingers for fantasy. Other players with left-wing eligibility may be in another ranking or have missed the cut. These rankings are based off of Yahoo’s standard league categories – adjust accordingly. 1. Alexander Ovechkin (WSH… Continue reading 2018-19 Rankings: Top 20 Left-Wingers for Fantasy Hockey
After coming off his third career hat trick, James van Riemsdyk stayed hot and set a new career-high in goals last night. The soon-to-be unrestricted free agent this summer, JVR has turned into arguably the best player in front of the net. His ability to deflect and tip pucks is so valuable that many teams… Continue reading Digging Deeper: The Value of James van Riemsdyk
The fantasy playoffs is upon us and teams are dropping players left and right. For those who are going to move to the next round, here's an early look at some of the teams that I view with the best schedules. Hopefully you will be lucky enough to have some of these guys available and… Continue reading Best Schedules: Who To Target?