Sure, the Dallas Stars have a good record. They have some great players, and they can beat you in a couple of different ways. But are they actually good? For real? Because some stats suggest they’re...kind of middle-of-the-road-ish.
The Victory Green Gang leads the Central Division (still, at this posting) in points, and it also leads the league in shooting percentage. But there’s a lot going on under the hood right now – and as always, Wes and Mark want to pop the latch and take a look. In this edition:
- Why are the Stars outperforming the statistical models?
- Is it a PDO fluke, and we should be on full-time regression watch?
- Or is this proof that the new system is working?
- Is having one or two lines that can just win a game for you the model?
- Aren’t Tyler Seguin, Roope Hintz and Jason Robertson merely doing what they do?
- And seriously, what does Joe Pavelski ever do that isn’t something he does every game, all the time, as a perfect expression of everything he stands for?
All this, plus the most likely and unlikely regression candidates – welcome to Stargazing, where we will never, repeat never, spoil the World Cup results for you.
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