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Total Hockey Rating (THoR): A comprehensive statistical rating of National Hockey League forwards and defensemen based upon all on-ice events

The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference made their 2013 entries available for public perusing. The title of this post references a paper linked here. The math is beyond my comprehension, but looking at the tables what stuck out to me was that Tom Gilbert ranks Top 3 among Defensemen for Wins Created using the authors' methodology. Furthermore, in Appendix III we can find another Oiler, CnB favorite Taylor Hall ranking 23rd in the Top 50 Forwards/Defensemen combined in THoR Wins Created.

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