Does the travel schedule matter to team success? How does each team perform when logging more miles on the road? These questions (and many more) will be answered on this episode of Ice Analytics. I will be joined by Dylan Keyzer from the Stick Hungry Podcast to get his thoughts on the San Jose Sharks travel schedule over the past decade.
Total travel across the NHL:
Travel distribution across NHL teams:
The relationship between travel miles and total standings points:
The relationship between travel miles and standings points – before and after re-alignment:
The relationship between travel miles and standings points – Central Division:
Regression table with points as dependent variable, miles as independent variable and strength of schedule as a control: