Hockey Teams that Fight More Lose More

Don Cherry often says teams that fight more win more (for example, here). I decided to take a longer look at the data. Since 1967-1968, when the NHL expanded, there have only been ten seasons in which the correlation between points and fights is positive. You can download the graphs here.

2015 Stanley Cup Probabilities

Here is each team's implied probability to win the Stanley Cup in 2015.  I used the odds from six online betting markets: BetOnline, Bodog, 5Dimes, GT Bets, Sportsbook, and TopBet.  You can explore the results on an interactive webpage here.

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