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Adding/Deleting/Changing Players | Adding Data | Viewing Data | Setting Minutes for GAA | Terminology

Introduction.

Puck-Stat from Sonntag Sports is designed to be easy to use and offer the convenience, accessibility, and power of web-based software. By utilizing the power of the web Puck-Stat Online is able to provide all the benefits of the latest technology without the cost and storage requirements of a stand-alone software package. With Puck-Stat Online there is nothing to download.   This product was developed and adapted out of use in Canadian amateur hockey. It is designed for use by coaches, managers and stats keepers for minor and amateur hockey and ringette teams. Please take the time to read through this short help file. It will quickly familiarize you with Puck-Stat Online and contains many helpful tips.

Stats are kept in Puck-Stat Online in two main categories, Skaters and Goalies. Obviously, A player can accumutale both skaters atats and goal tending stats.

Puck-Stat Online allows you to add or delete as many player’s names as necessary. The initial lists of Skaters and Goalies is empty. Normally you will add a player name for every player who records stats during the season.

To add Players: choose Add Player from the menu on the right. Type the First name, last Name and Number of the Player and Click Submit the mouse. you want to add a player named "Others" for part-time players who are not expected to be a major contributor to the teams stats. When a player is added, his/her name is added to the list in alphabetical order. Indicate "Yes" if the Player is a Skaters (forward or defense) and/or Goalie. If a player has not yet recorded any stats by appearing in a game, they will not be displayed in the stats list. (You can verify a player has been added simply by clicking the Change Players link. Then click the browsers Back button to return to the previous page without making any changes.)

To delete a Player: choose Delete Player from the menu on the right. Caution: This function deletes the player, and his/her cumulative stats, from the season totals. You will be prompted to select the Player to delete. 

To change or correct a Player name: choose Change Player from the menu. Edit the player data directly in the form boxes shown and click the "Change" button on the same row. You can only change one player at a time.

Adding Game data: click on Add Game in the menu at the right.  The form to add game data will be provided.  Enter all game information and check carefully before you Submit the data.  For Skaters and Goalies indicate a 1 in the game column if they appeared in the game and leave blank if they did not appear in the game.  to quickly add data, use the numeric keypad on your keyboard to enter the numbers and the TAB key to move quickly between input boxes in the form.  Enter the individual player stats as well as the opponent total stats.  If a player enters the game, but is not included in the statistic totals, it is still considered a game. For example, a role player that only plays one shift but does not make it onto the scoring sheet should be recorded as playing 1 game. Likewise, a goalie that enters a game, without making any saves or recording a shot on net, is recorded as playing one game.

Correcting Game data: If you make a data entry error, or need to correct a player's stats for a particular game, you can easily make corrections. click on 'Main' from the menu. Then click on the date of the game requiring a stat correction. Make any necessary changes directly in the tables then click the 'Submit Changes' button at the bottom of the form.

Viewing Player Data: to view the individual player stats, click the View Skaters or View Goalies link in the menu. The data will initially display sorted by player first name. To sort by any other column, click the column heading. If a player has not yet recorded any stats, they will not be displayed in the stats list. (You can verify a player hads been added simply by clicking the Change Players link. Then click the browsers Back button to return to the previous page without making any changes.)

Setting Minutes for GAA: The minutes setting is used to calculate the goalies Goals Against Average. In professional hockey, the standard game length is 60 minutes. The Minutes setting should be set to the normally scheduled length of league games.  The GAA formula is:

Goals / Minutes Played * Minutes Setting.

To change the Minutes setting, click on Set Minutes, modify the number in the form box, and click Change.

Schedule: You can post your team schedule on Puck-Stat for all members of your team to view or print. Just click on 'Schedule' in the Menu then 'Add Schedule'. Make your additions then click 'Submit'.

Messages: To post a message to your team on Puck-Stat for all members of your team to view or print, just click on 'Add Message' in the Menu. Make your additions then click 'Submit'. To view messages at any time, just click the Show Messages button. If you wish to send your message to all the email addresses in the team contact list, click on the 'submit and send email' button.

Team Contact List: To manage a team contact list, click the 'Contacts' menu option. You can enter or edit the information by clicking the'Chg' (for Change) link to the left of the table. Once you have entered the information, click submit changes.

View Only Access: You can allow all members of your team to view your team stats, without them having access to add or change stats. Have viewers go to www.kbsportsupport.com/puckstat then choose 'View only access' from the left side of the screen. They will need your username. They will not need your password. Do not give out your password unless you want someone else to be able to make additions and changes to your stats.

Scorekeeping Terminology: This is not intended to be a comprehensive glossary of Scorekeeping terminology and methodology. Instead, it will briefly identify each of the column headings used on the input sheets and printed reports of Puck-Stat. Also shown are the mathematical formulas to calculate averages and percentages. 

  • GM-Games. If a player appears in a game in any capacity, record a 1. The default is set to one. If a player does not appear in the game, change this to a 0.
  • G-Goals. This stat records the number of goals a player has scored.
  • A-Assists. 
  • PPG-Power Play Goals. Goals scored by the player while his team is on the power play.
  • GWG-Game Winning Goals. Goals scored by a player that end up being the decisive goal in the game.
  • SHT-Shots on goal. Number of shots on goal recorded by the player in the game.
  • PIM-Penalties in Minutes.
  • +/- -Plus/Minus. The number of even strength goals the player's team scored while he was on the ice minus the number of even strength goals the opponents scored while he was on the ice.
  • FO-Face Offs. The number of face offs the player took at the center position.
  • FOW-Face Offs Won. The number of face offs won by the player as a center man.
  • MIN-Minutes. Number of minutes of ice time the player accumulated in the game.
  • W-Wins. Games won by the goalie. The winning goalie is the goalie in net when his team is ahead to stay.
  • L-Losses Assists. The losing goalie is the goalie in net when his team is behind to stay.
  • T-Ties. The tieing goalie is the goalie in net at the end of the tie game.
  • SHT-Games. Also known as appearances. 
  • GAA-Goals Against Average. The average number of goals given up by a goalie in a regular length game (usually 60 minutes). Calculated as goals / minutes played * game length.
  • WPct-Winning Percentage. The goalies winning percentage. Calculated as wins / wins+losses+ties.

Warranty / Disclaimer: Users of Puck-Stat Online must accept this disclaimer of warranty: " Puck-Stat Online is supplied as is. The author disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and of fitness for any purpose. The author assumes no liability for damages, direct or consequential, which may result from the use of Puck-Stat Online."  Duplication of the source code, in any way, is a violation of copyrights. 

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