Frozen Tools Forensics: The Plan to Play

Chris Kane

2020-05-29

So the NHL has a plan. A plan to play. And a plan for the playoffs. If you want some perspective on what it might mean for your fantasy league, make sure to check out Ian's article here. For me it got me started thinking about playoff hockey again. It looks like we are having a 24-team playoff pool, which certainly broadens our pool of prospective players if we are thinking about fantasy. This week I wanted to take a look back at playoff performers and see what sorts of information is easily accessible through Frozen Tools.

In short, the answer to the above wondering is: a lot. Each and every report that you can run in the Reports section can be run based on regular season performance and playoff performance. That makes it easy to pull data and analyze playoff specific information. For example, our basic Big Board Report for 2018-19 playoffs looks like this.

Name GP G A PTS PTS/GP Pace PPP PPTOI %PP TOI SOG
BRAD MARCHAND 24 9 14 23 0.96 79 12 3:30 73.7 20:15 72
RYAN O’REILLY 26 8 15 23 0.88 73 5 3:00 60.1 21:00 54
JADEN SCHWARTZ 26 12 8 20 0.77 63 2 2:03 41 17:28 63
LOGAN COUTURE 20 14 6 20 1 82 5 3:20 61.5 20:09 67
DAVID PASTRNAK 24 9 10 19 0.79 65 9