At Least Tim Thomas Won…….

June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

As you can tell from the content on this blog, I am a really big fan of statistical analysis and the NHL.  I haven’t blogged in some time simply because I have been deeply engrossed by the 2011 playoffs, where … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Michael Ryder Streaks

April 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

A ways back I put up a post that uses R to plot the scoring trends of an NHL player. Given the recent chatter on sports talk radio around Boston, I used my script to plot the data for Michael … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Find NHL Players with 30 Goals and 100 PIM using R

April 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last week Jack Edwards raised the fact that Milan Lucic was the first Bruin player to join the 30 Goal / 100 Penalty Minute club in a few years.  It got me thinking about the other players who have accomplished … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Plot the Scoring Streak of an NHL Player with R

April 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

I am a big Boston Bruins fan and have enjoyed the ups and downs over the last few years, regardless of the catastrophes that have occurred during the playoffs.  The team struggled a few weeks ago, but have recently seemed … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Create a Web Crawler in R

February 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Admittedly I am not the best R coder, and I certainly have a lot to learn, but the code at the link below should provide you with an example of how easy it is to create a very (repeat: very) basic web crawler in R.  If you wanted to do ...
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Clustering NHL Skaters

February 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

I have been sitting on this post for some time now and wanted to get it out there.  The goal is to simply show how easy it is to pull live data from the web into R, massage it, and perform some analytics on it.  I am not sure how ... [Read more...]

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