One of the hockey sites I frequent often here on SBNation is Behind the Net. On their corner of the blogosphere, they take very seriously the subject of statistics in hockey.
Today, they posted an analysis of the age-old adage that there is such a thing as too much rest in the playoffs.
The whole post can be found here, so I won't ruin the surprise for you, dear reader. I was surprised to see the results, though--not exactly what I had expected.