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    Distributor: Jaguar Book Group Availability: Available Excluding:Aug 23, 2016 On Sale Date:Sep 13, 2016 Carton Quantity:30 $22.95 CAD
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Hockey Abstract Presents... Stat Shot
The Ultimate Guide to Hockey Analytics
By (author): Rob Vollman With: Tom Awad With: Iain Fyffe
9781770413092 Paperback, Trade English General Trade SPORTS & RECREATION / Hockey Sep 13, 2016
$22.95 CAD
Active 6 x 9 x 0.8 in | 1.3 lb 352 pages 25 b&w cartoons throughout ECW Press

Making advanced stats simple, practical, and fun for hockey fans

Advanced stats give hockey’s powerbrokers an edge, and now fans can get in on the action. Stat Shot is a fun and informative guide hockey fans can use to understand and enjoy what analytics says about team building, a player’s junior numbers, measuring faceoff success, recording save percentage, the most one-sided trades in history, and everything you ever wanted to know about shot-based metrics. Acting as an invaluable supplement to traditional analysis, Stat Shot can be used to test the validity of conventional wisdom, and to gain insight into what teams are doing behind the scenes — or maybe what they should be doing.

Whether looking for a reference for leading-edge research and hard-to-find statistical data, or for passionate and engaging storytelling, Stat Shot belongs on every serious hockey fan’s bookshelf.

Best known for Player Usage Charts and his record-breaking ESPN Insider contributions, Rob Vollman was first published in the fall 2001 issue of the Hockey Research Journal and has since co-authored 10 books in the Hockey Abstract, Hockey Prospectus, and McKeen’s magazine series. He writes for, and lives in Calgary, Alberta. Tom Awad is a Montreal-based electrical engineer who loves applying numbers to his job, hockey, and anything else he can get his hands on. He has co-authored six previous books on hockey analytics. Iain Fyffe created Hockeythink (originally Puckerings), the first dedicated hockey analytics site, in 2001. He has served as editor of the Hockey Research Journal and was a co-author of the books Hockey Prospectus 2011 and 2012 and Hockey Abstract 2014, as well as the author of On His Own Side of the Puck. He lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

  • In the last three years, Vollman has appeared 200+ times as a guest on 40+ radio stations,
    telecasts, and podcasts in the U.S. and Canada. @robvollmanNHL has 8K Twitter followers.
  • Hockey analytics is a growing interest: just launched a new slate of advanced statistics, and fans are demanding the same level of statistical analysis that they enjoy in baseball, football, and basketball.

For more information contact
[email protected]

“Analytics are here to stay in hockey and so is Rob Vollman, who gives us all something to think about with his original thinking in Stat Shot.” — Bob McKenzie, TSN Hockey Insiders

“With Stat Shot, Vollman has found a way to take readers into deep water in hockey analytics in an easy and at times humorous way. Considering where analysis of the game is heading, this is a must-read for those who want to join the conversation and dig deeper into what’s really happening inside the game.” — Jeff Marek, Sportsnet

“Rob Vollman is one of the pioneers in the hockey analytic community. His vision and perspective on hockey has created many convincing discussions in the evaluation of today’s teams and players. Rob’s work is highly respected throughout the hockey world.” — Jim Nill, GM Dallas Stars

“Rob Vollman is one of the leading voices in hockey analytics, and I’ve learned a lot from him.” — Jamie McLennan, TSN

“Vollman’s work is both groundbreaking and practical—he makes sense of hockey analytics for everyone.” — Kelly Hrudey, Hockey Night in Canada and Rogers Sportsnet

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