Do granular age adjustments add value?

One of the reasons I created the potato model was to establish a baseline so that we could assess the value added by more advanced models....

Insights into the 2018 Draft: Part I

With which players does the Potato agree with the consensus for the 2018 draft? I have been asked a few times if I could post the...

Potato Picks: Team Evaluations

In this post I will pit each team against the potato and then rank their respective results relative to one another. This will establish a ranking...

Potato Picks: Vancouver Canucks

Using the methodology outlined in the Introduction, I use Vancouver as an illustration, going through the drafts and comparing their selections to the potato....

Potato Picks: Introduction

Establishing a baseline system for evaluating the results of an NHL team's draft....