Episode 7: Shot Quality

What is the relationship between shot quality and goals? What are expected goals and how are they measured? How much does shooting the puck from high danger areas matter? These questions (and many more) will be answered on this episode of Ice Analytics. I will also be joined by William Lang from Icydata.hockey to get his thoughts on these metrics and the analytics movement.

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This episode is available at the following links:

xGF% (from Natural Stat Trick) and GF:

xGF and GF

HDCF%, MDCF%, Point% and GF% (NST):

MD and HDCF%

The bi-variate relationships between Quality Shooting and Goals:

Shot Quality

Current Stats (as of Feb 2):

xGF and GF (2019)

HD and MDCF% (2019)



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