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Player types: The defensive forward

    Earlier, I introduced on The Nations Network a new way of looking at a player’s plus/minus rating, specifically to do with on-ice shot differential, in an effort to learn more about teams and players. This month, somewhat regularly, I will break down types of players and teams in an effort to localize player…

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Flames Comparables: Stempniak and Jokinen

    Every Thursday we’re using the Snepsts system to project how many points each of the Flames may score this year.  The Snepsts system, explained over at Hockey Prospectus, searches history for players with similar statistics (adjusted for era scoring levels) and uses their future performance as yardsticks for today’s. Part 1 of our…

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A GM’s Carol: The Ghost of No-Trade Clauses

    Feaster had barely had time to get back into his deep slumber when he was violently shaken awake and came face to face with a pair of demonic eyes. “Jaaaaaaay…..Jaaaayyyyy” Jay slowly rises from the bed and is promptly cut off at the knees by the apparition. “Darcy Tucker? Are you the Spirit,…