Yet another usage statistic

Even though I think the idea of ‘usage’ and ‘tough minutes’ is a vastly over stated factor in an individual players statistics they are interesting to look at as it gives us an indication of how a coach views the player. So for all the usage fans, here is another usage statistic which I will call the Leading-Trailing Index, or LT Index for short. LT Index = TOI% when leading / TOI% when trailing where¬†TOI% is the percentage of the teams overall ice time (in games that the player played in) that the player is on the ice (so a

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