What does Corsi stand for?
Corsi (EV) The name itself was reportedly given to honor Jim Corsi’s mustache. The formula is as follows: Corsi = shot attempts for / shot attempts against. C = Corsi for / Corsi against = CF / CA. Notice we are discussing shot attempts (SAT), not shots on goal (SOG).
What is a Corsi score?
Corsi is an advanced statistic used in the game of ice hockey to measure shot attempt differential while at even strength play. This includes shots on goal, missed shots on goal, and blocked shot attempts towards the opposition’s net minus the same shot attempts directed at your own team’s net.
What is a good Corsi in hockey?
We come out with a Corsi For percentage of . 7115 (71.2). A score of 50 would mean that the player is dead even with his competition. Anything above implies that he is outplaying his opponent while all below the fifty percent mark implies he is defending more against an opponent and being outplayed.
Is higher Corsi better?
Corsi is in fact much better at predicting goals against than scoring chances are, and drastically better than high-danger chances are. This makes sense given what we know from other statistical analyses.
Why is it called Corsi?
Corsi, called shot attempts (SAT) by the NHL, is the sum of shots on goal, missed shots and blocked shots. It is named after coach Jim Corsi, but was developed by an Edmonton Oilers blogger and fan who developed the statistic to better measure the workload of a goaltender during a game.
How do you read Corsi?
For an individual player, the Corsi number is calculated by taking the number of shot attempts his team gets at even strength while he is on the ice and divides it by the number of shot attempts the opponent gets while he is on the ice. So, it’s like plus-minus, but for shot attempts instead of goals.
What is a good Corsi rating?
According to blogger Kent Wilson, most players will have a Corsi For percentage (CF%) between 40 and 60. A player or team ranked above 55% is often considered “elite”.
Which is better Corsi and Fenwick?
“Over a window of a couple of seasons, Fenwick Close numbers have been predictive of team success but I think Corsi has been just as predictive. “There usually isn’t a big disparity in the percentages for Corsi and Fenwick. (Fenwick) is a good approximation of possession, as is Corsi, but Corsi counts more events.”
Is Corsi a good stat?
Corsi is the best approximation for puck possession, which analytic studies have shown is a great predictor of future success.
How do you get Corsi?
Who has the best Corsi in the NHL?
NHL Player Ratings & Rankings
|Leon Draisaitl||Edmonton Oilers||1|
|Nathan MacKinnon||Colorado Avalanche||2|
|Mika Zibanejad||New York Rangers||3|
|David Pastrnak||Boston Bruins||1|
What does FF mean in hockey?
Fenwick For Percentage
To make this data easier to use, statisticians express a player or team’s numbers as a percentage. CF% (Corsi For Percentage) and FF% (Fenwick For Percentage) can then be easily compared among players, teams and games.