Like it or not Avs fans, the NHL has added an "Enhanced Stats" (who are we kidding, they're advanced) hub to their official webpage. The war ladies and gentleman, is over.
So what next? Well if you're us it's important to check and see, "do the NHL's 'Enhanced Stats' work as well as other Advanced Stats sites I've encountered?" We ran a quick test case to see whether or not the NHL's stats page is working:
As you can see, these stats confirm the undeniable fact that Brad Stuart has been terrible, ranking him 271st among NHL defenseman in "Shot Attempt Percentage" (a.k.a. the artist formerly known as Corsi). Thats worst in the NHL among non-Buffalo defenseman with significant minutes this season.... so that's terrible, but at least now we know the site is working.
What's next you ask? Well if you're one of hockey's advanced stats opponents like this guest at Lighthouse Hockey, then your worst fear have been realized and the NHL may as well look like this: