April 27 2011 11:54AM
By popular demand, here is the FN Glossary of Terms.
Corsi - a stat for all the shots directed for and against while a player is on the ice at even strength. Includes shots, missed shots and blocked shots
Fenwick - Same as corsi, except with blocked shots omitted
PDO - A stat for even strength on-ice shooting and save percentages for a player. Can also be applied to teams
ES - even strength
Possession - another team for "corsi", since it is a proxy for possession of the puck in the offensive zone
Sex Panther - Olli Jokinen
CHUD - Olli Jokinen
Zone start - The ratio of offensive zone to defensive zone face-offs for a player at even strength
(Name)! Is! Available! - A fictious ad campaign for the trading away of players. Based on the Steve Staio PS contest
Nolli Goalagain - Olli Jokinen
Butter - Brent Sutter
Dutter - Darryl Sutter
Sparklepants - Todd Bertuzzi. Originally dreamed up at M&G
The Dancing Bear(s) - A goon or the act of heavy weights engaging in a meaningless fight
Olli Postagain - Olli Jokinen
Quality of Competition - the measure of the quality of opponents a skater faces. QoC is calculated via either weighted scoring or corsi of a players opponents
Relative corsi - A players cosi rating versus the rest of his team. Calculated by subtracting the team's collective corsi rating while he's off the ice from his on-ice corsi rating. Can be used to calculate the relative corsi rating of his opponents for qality of competition purposes
Cowbell - A facet of the game or a skill that a coach/GM overemphasizes in terms of importance to winning. See: Brian Burke and "truculence"
Wayne Gretz - The Nations sites Evil Overlord. Well known for erratic behavior and nonsensical raving. His mental disturbances manifest in his Oilers fandom. Wayne's shady affiliations are numerous: he's an Elk, a communist, a Mason and the president of the gay and lesbian alliance for some reason.
Mo(n)sster - David Moss:
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