Is goals against average a proper way to measure a goalie’s performance?

A couple of days ago while browsing through several hockey sites, I stumbled across something on another blog that grabbed my attention: It was about Kloten’s decline and whether they still had chances to make the playoffs. The writer (or […]

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Having a look at Julien Sprunger’s production

This is a follow-up to my last post where I had a look at goal-scoring years by Swiss forwards that were built on high shooting percentage and are hardly repeatable. The main focus was on Marc Wieser’s out-of-the-norm-season. What’s interesting, […]

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Marc Wieser: Are 24 goals a fluke or is he a top-5 goal scorer?

Marc Wieser scored 24 goals in 50 games last year and is therefore one of the best goal scorers in the league. HC Davos fans should feel really good going into next season knowing that they have the 3rd best […]

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What is Jonas Hiller going to bring to Biel?

Some of you expected it, others didn’t see this coming: Jonas Hiller is returning to Switzerland and joining EHC Biel-Bienne. This is actually an intersting case. Biel had the second worst goaltending last season behind Bern. So any change to […]

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Bern – Lugano: Goalie-Factor

Over the weekend I stumbled across something interesting from Blick in which they were outlining Bern’s advantages over Lugano. One thing that caught my eye was their mentioning of Stepanek’s consistency and Merzlikins‘ tendency to let in a softie from […]

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Lugano vs. Bern: How did we get here? An analytical view

Who would have expected the number 5 and 8 seeds to play for the NLA championship? All playoff previews were filled with a final matchup of ZSC Lions against Davos or some really optimistic prognostications might have even included either […]

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Online again – Analytics section added

After having some server issues and also enjoying some time off, I put my site back online again. Not just that, but I also added a whole new analytics section for NLA hockey and decided to not just focus on […]

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Kevin Fiala: Wie wahrscheinlich ist eine NHL-Karriere als 11th Overall?

Anmerkung: Eine englische Version von diesem Artikel wurde auf www.swisshockeynews.ch publiziert Wie mittlerweile bekannt ist, wurde Kevin Fiala als 11. Spieler von den Nashville Predators im diesjährigen NHL Draft gezogen. Es ist nie einfach, Karrieren von gedrafteten Spielern vorherzusagen. Die […]

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NHL Salary Arbitration

Jedes Jahr nach dem grossen Wettbieten anfangs Juli auf die jeweiligen Vertragslosen Spieler, folgt am Ende des Monats die nächste heisse Phase für gewisse NHL-Teams, General Manager und ihren Staff mit dem Lohnschiedsgericht, der „Salary Arbitration“. Bisher konnten lediglich die […]

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Das Asset Management der Edmonton Oilers

Vor einiger Zeit habe ich überprüft, was die Oilers damals aus Michel Riesen und Doug Weight heraus geholt haben – also eigentlich eher wie sie ihre Franchise in Grund und Boden fahren. Das ganze ist hier nachzulesen. Das Edmonton Journal […]

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