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  1. Summer trending: Metro Division

    Craig Custance

    Mikhail Grabovski has long had fans in the advanced stats community. He's a guy who drives possession on bad possession teams, which earns him points in the world of analytics. New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano was won over by Grabovski and cl...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Toronto Maple Leafs hire Kyle Dubas as assistant GM, fire Dave Po...

    Craig Custance

    The Toronto Maple Leafs announced a front-office shakeup Tuesday, firing assistant general managers Dave Poulin and Claude Loiselle and replacing them with 28-year-old Kyle Dubas.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  3. How Montreal Canadiens Josh Gorges blocks every shot - ESPN The M...

    Chris Gigley

    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Chris Gigley writes that lunging in front of 100 mph slap shots is all in a day's work for Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges, one of the NHL's primo human pinatas.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  4. The future of hockey's analytics movement

    Craig Custance

    There might be skepticism within the NHL on the role advanced stats and analytics should have in player evaluation, projections and roster construction. But there's definitely no shortage of those willing to try to prove their value. In January,...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  5. Edmonton Oilers use crowdsourcing to find new metric - ESPN The M...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Peter Keating writes about how one of the worst teams in the NHL crowdsourced its fans to discover a true measure of quality coaching.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  6. Edmonton Oilers use crowdsourcing to find new metric - ESPN The M...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Analytics Issue, Peter Keating writes about how one of the worst teams in the NHL crowdsourced its fans to discover a true measure of quality coaching.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  7. NHL - Debating biggest Olympic hockey snubs, medal picks, more

    Neil Greenberg and Frank Provenzano

    Neil Greenberg and Frank Provenzano debate the top hockey questions heading into the Olympic games, including biggest snubs, medal picks, all-tournament teams and more.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  8. NHL - Metrics show who are the biggest snubs for Team USA for 201...

    Neil Greenberg

    With the announcement of Team USA's roster for the Sochi Olympic games, there is already lots of debate as to the biggest snubs. Neil Greenberg offers the analytics argument as to why certain players shouldn't be left home, including Dustin Byfuglien.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  9. Henrik Lundqvist No. 1 among top 10 projected goalies for 2013-14...

    Ryan Wagman

    Ryan Wagman of Hockey Prospectus projects the top 10 NHL goalies for 2013-14. Based on his durability and overall skill set, New York Rangers netminder Henrik Lundqvist comes in at No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  10. Stats endorse, warn on D-man prospects

    Corey Pronman

    As noted in Tuesday's post regarding statistical insights on draft forwards, there has been an increased emphasis on analytics at the prospect level in the hockey world. To review, many studies have shown there is notable predictive value in st...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  11. 2013 NHL offseason - In draft, stats provided insights, warnings ...

    Corey Pronman

    Corey Pronman identifies five cases among drafted NHL defensemen where metrics should have either raised a red flag or spotlighted a player's skill. Instead, they were drafted too high or too low.

    Blog | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  12. Stats insights, warnings for draft forwards

    Corey Pronman

    Analytics at the prospect level has been an interesting area the last few years, and there seems to be growing interest. In preparation for the 2013 NHL draft, several NHL teams hired stat guys and consulting groups to help them with their prospect a...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  13. 2013 NHL Offseason - In draft, stats provided insights, warnings ...

    Corey Pronman

    Corey Pronman identifies five cases among drafted NHL forwards when metrics should have either raised a red flag or spotlighted a player's skill. Instead, they were drafted either too high (like Benoit Pouliot) or too low (Mike Cammalleri).

    Blog | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  14. NHL Grab Bag: Kaleta Sucks, Nerds Rise Up, and Gomez Scores! (NO ...

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly blog post of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the three moments or personalities from around the league that produced the most comedic fodder fo...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  15. Sports analytics and the MIT Sloan Conference

    Katie Baker

    Among the nerds at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  16. NHL Apocalypse Watch: Its Rider Was Named Death, and Hades Was Fo...

    Katie Baker

    At the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference this past winter, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke was asked to identify the best negotiator he'd worked with throughout his career. "Gary Bettman," he said. "There's smart — and t...

    Blog | December 07, 2012