Ep.122: Chiarelli’s Razor

Jonathan Willis joins the show to discuss the staggering differences between Edmonton’s numbers when Connor McDavid is on the ice vs. on the bench, why Kris Russell is generating so much discussion and angst amongst people, and whether Peter Chiarelli is purchasing too much snake oil.

Here’s a quick rundown of the topics covered:

0:30 Connor McDavid vs. Sidney Crosby
10:45 Descriptive stats vs. Predictive stats
22:20 False Parity
24:15 Misrepresentation of microstats
35:40 David Poile, Jim Benning, and Peter Chiarelli

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