Lies, Damned Lies, And Statistics

Jonathan Willis
November 17 2011 12:04PM

It’s a famous saying, one popularized by the great American writer Mark Twain, who (perhaps incorrectly) attributes it to former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”

What does it mean?

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Hockey Team Causing Psychological Illness in Fans

Kent Wilson
November 17 2011 11:22AM


A rash of mental illness has recently washed over areas of North America and Europe. The greatest concentration of the outbreak centers around the city of Calgary, Alberta with some other isolated pockets throughout Canada, the United States, Sweden and Finland.

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Statistics Are Dumb

Jonathan Willis
November 16 2011 08:18PM

Yes, I wrote that title. Not only did I write it, but I mean it.

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Vintage Flame
November 16 2011 01:51PM


There is the old saying that states "no news is good news", right? That was not the case for the Flames fan base this week, when they finally got the news on what many fans had speculated on and even complained had not happened yet. In addition to that, the fans were pretty much unanimous in agreement and saying, "Finally...", when the core received the media's version of 40 lashes in the town's square that left a bitter taste in the mouths of the players... publically at least.

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NHLNumbers Podcast Episode 2

NHLnumbers Podcast
November 16 2011 11:01AM


The second iteration of the NHLNumbers Podcast features the regular crew from episode one (myself, Jon Willis and Justin Azevedo) as well as Gabriel Desjardins of and Arctic Ice Hockey fame. Gabe is one of the best minds in the world and pioneer when it comes to advanced hockey analysis so we were thrilled he was able to appear for the whole show.

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