By the Numbers: Who has been Merrimack's most impactful players through five games?
Who had the best game for Merrimack against Northeastern? Who has been Merrimack’s most impactful player through the first month of the season?
The answer is subjective. I'll have my answer, you'll have yours. The coaches could all have different answers.
Some people will look at points or goals. Some people look at shot differential. There's not usually a consensus because people will value statistical categories differently.
Analytics in hockey aren't new, but they're still primitive compared to the data available in baseball and even basketball. That's where game score can help us step back and boil things down to one number.
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