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How a Losing Team like the Canadiens can Steal a Stanley Cup: A Quantitative Intransitive Hockey Analysis

@inproceedings{Barrett2021HowAL,
  title={How a Losing Team like the Canadiens can Steal a Stanley Cup: A Quantitative Intransitive Hockey Analysis},
  author={C. Barrett and S. Koumarianos and O. Mermut},
  year={2021}
}
We present here a simple mathematical model that provides a successful strategy, quantitatively, to ending the continued championship futility experienced by Canadian Hockey Teams. Competitive Intransitivity is used here as a simple predictive framework to capture how investing strategically, under a uniform salary cap, in just 3 independently variable aspects of the sport (such as Offence, Defence, and a Goaltender), by just 3 Hockey Teams applying differing salary priorities (such as Montreal… Expand

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