Instead of flooding twitter timelines with a bunch of charts and graphs I decided to throw these all into one handy location. I should have done this for all the teams I've written up already but time is a premiumin a project like the Yearbook. I might try to do it with the remaining five teams .. we'll see. These are the preliminary charts I gather for each team before getting into each individual player (and before any video). These are starting points not end results.
This doesn't happen without the sites for this data:
The charts and graphs here are fairly self-explanatory, with some exceptions. Let's start here with PDO components, special teams and shot attempt metrics.
Differential charts outline last season's production in relation to 1 year ago and a rolling 3 years.
With data from stats.hockeyanalysis.com I divided 2014-15 season into 2013-14 season to produce a differential. Players matching in both seasons production would receive a value = 1 which is also why the charts axes cross there.
Results greater than 1 signify outperforming the 1 year rate.
Results less than 1 means indicate underperforming their 1 year rate.
The 3 year results have a little twist.
There are two values:
-- 3-years ending 2014-15 (seasons of '12-13 thru to '14-15)
-- 3 year rate ending 2013-14 (seasons '11-12 ending '13-14).
The 3 year rate ending last season divided by the 3 year rate entering last season.
This ensures last season's rates don't influence medium term trends essentially isolating '14-15.
Divergent and scattered 1-yr rate differentials seemingly encase 3 year differentials as the latter converge closer to the middle, with players falling into career norms.
I called these relative differentials so on the charts you'll see 'rel'.
Minute per iCorsi & iFenwick
I like looking at time between events for clues.
These are all 10 game moving averages of goals or shots per 60 in various situations as denoted by the legend.
The dotted lines represent the NHL rolling 10-game moving average for comparison purposes. Click to enlarge the images.