Stats 1, Avalanche 0

Holy narrative.

If the Colorado Avalanche were the lightning rod for the statistical debate last season, then the storm that just hit knocked out power for the entire region and left just one house untouched; the house that PDO built.  Continue reading

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Game 3: Everyone Goes Beast Mode

First of all, apologies for not posting after game 2 (I know the world was waiting with rapidly dwindling patience). I was busy reffing flip cup at a charity tournament for breast cancer, which is actually a totally true sentence from start to finish, so after watching the game on Saturday night I was too gassed to write anything. Anyway, here’s what my recap of game 2 would have been:

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Mix n’ Match Does the Job

Apologies for not posting in 11 days. Here’s a quick recap:

Nothing went right. The Wild blew a three-goal lead against a terrible team, lost a bunch of shootouts and saw their “comfortable” playoff spot get a little prickly.   Darcy Kuemper started to look like a kid again and the Wild looked like a second class team against Boston on Monday night.  On the plus side, they did manage to beat the Rangers (2-1, of course) and color analyst/wind bag Mike Greenlay got hit in the face with a stick while commentating between the benches during a game. Though that turned out to be a net loss as well, as he kept on talking, and likely hasn’t stopped since. Continue reading