Zone Starts: Why We Shouldn't Care

There was a twitter conversation between Gabe Desjardins and David Staples last night in which Gabe suggested that Daniel Sedin’s heavy offensive zone start bias resulted in an additional 7-9 points that he would not have gotten if his zone starts were more evenly split between offensive and defensive zone. ¬†When I saw this I immediately though that seemed like a really high number so I decided to take a…

February 21, 2012