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951Re: [hockeydisk] loading NHL stats for apba players

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  • Ed Hebscher
    Dec 2, 2000
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      Please send it to me..Thanks,


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Derrick Underwood <derricku@...>
      To: <hockeydisk@egroups.com>
      Sent: December 1, 2000 9:50 PM
      Subject: [hockeydisk] loading NHL stats for apba players

      > I have built a web page that allows the gm's of my league to view the
      > current NHL stats of players. I have been using Yahoo's NHL stats
      > (http://sports.yahoo.com/nhlstats/regular_season_stats.txt)- they update
      > them nightly. They use a unique identifier that seems to be of their own
      > creation, but is useful to differentiate between players with similar or
      > same names(like them damn Petr Svobodas...). I have created a lookup
      > my data base uses to link the apba and Yahoo data sources. If anyone is
      > interested, I can forward a text file with the 2 columns that have the
      > apba names and the Yahoo identifier. You can see the info in action at
      > http://www.gchl.net/clubs.asp?abbr=Gfk&Report=NHLStats or
      > http://www.gchl.net/fa.asp?source=qryNHLStats&order=name>order=name.
      > Anyone looking at building utilities to see current NHL stats might be
      > to make use of this data.
      > The only bad side to Yahoo's data is that they only include the Id's for
      > players that have played this year. That means that I have to check
      > periodically to update the ID's of players that have just started
      > email me at derricku@... if you would like a copy of your own. I
      > be updating this table every 2 weeks or so.
      > Derrick
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