Poisson/Exponential Models for Scoring in Ice Hockey

Authored by: Andrew C. Thomas

Handbook of Statistical Methods and Analyses in Sports

Print publication date:  December  2016
Online publication date:  February  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498737364
eBook ISBN: 9781315166070
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315166070-13

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Contents

13.1 Simple Poisson Models and Assumptions

272

  13.1.1 A Simple Test Case: Overtime Rules

273

13.2 Poisson Models for Goals Scored and Allowed

273

13.3 Exponential Distributions and Score Effects

275

  13.3.1 Application: Models for Pulling the Goalie

277

  13.3.2 Play-off Overtime

278

  13.3.3 Team Effects on Scoring Rates

279

13.4 Drawing and Taking Penalties

280

13.5 Perturbations in the Model

282

13.6 Conclusions and Extensions

283

References

284

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