10 final thoughts on the World Juniors using manually tracked data
Team Canada operated like a finely tuned machine right from the preliminary round to the Gold Medal Game. They didn't trail in any of their games for so much as a second while outscoring the opposition 41-4.
Devon Levi’s steadiness and Bowen Byram’s all-zone excellence played an integral role in getting there, but Dylan Cozens’ consistency might've very well surpassed their contributions. He was the only player to finish inside the top-15 in Expected Primary Points (the sum of a player’s shots and shot assists, weighted by how likely the ensuing shot results in a goal) in five separate days and wasn’t too far off in the other two.
It’s not just the consistency of Cozens’ offence that was so impressive. He was among the tournament’s top contributors in everything, from Expected Goals to trans
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