Tag Archives: Patrick Roy

Game 76 vs NYR: Beat Chicago

Tyler Dellow recently made an excellent and brief explanation of why Corsi matters – success that defies possession metrics is very likely to be unsustainable over a large span of time. Corsi is predictive; although any given season will have … Continue reading

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Game 68 vs OTT: Advancing Stats, Part II

After an unexpected hot start, my blogging activity has finally regressed to its mean of zero. Sure my post percentage peaked for a while, but you could tell from my career average that it was completely unsustainable and due to … Continue reading

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Game 22 @ LAK: Regicide

One of the running themes for this year’s Avalanche (and the 2009-10 Avalanche, and the 2010-11 Avalanche) is that they’ve largely been powered by unsustainably high percentages and winning despite poor puck possession and being regularly outshot. Their gamess against … Continue reading

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Game 20 vs CHI: Disaster Recovery Plans

When I first published this blog, the Avalanche were coming off a 12-1-0 start, having scored 42 goals and allowed a paltry 19, and boasted a league-high penalty kill rate of 90.9%. The unheralded defense was stymieing opponents, Matt Duchene … Continue reading

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Game 14 vs NSH: How to Maximize Your Talbot

Hi, welcome to Delicious Icing! This is a reboot of a reboot of a blog, which really says volumes about my attention span. I’m hoping that the third time’s the charm, but if you’re viewing this a year from now … Continue reading

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