An interesting thread was brought up on LinkedIn about keeping stats during games. The topic of Goalies came up and a great resource was shared for keeping track of stats for Goalies. I've always kept player stats (which I will be a post later on), but never kept anything but SOG for the goalie.
Thanks to Ben Berland over at http://crazycoach.blogspot.ca/ for sharing his ideas and the chart below.
The top half (with the green shaded area) helps us understand where on the deck shots and goals are coming from. The bottom half (the white rectangle) is like you are looking at the front of the net and you mark where the goals went in.
I like it because it now gives me a sense of a few things:
- Where does my goalie give up the most goals? Glove hand? 5 hole? I'm all about stats and this gives it to me.
- Tells me where we tend to give up shots (and more importantly) goals on the rink.