In this article, I continue where I left off from my last article. We learned that it takes around 486 Takeaways per additional win. Teams as a whole rarely top 800 Takeaways in a season, and players who lead the Continue reading
Other major sports have quantifiable methods of breaking down situations and plays. For any base/out/inning/score situation in a baseball game, there is a corresponding value that determines how many runs ought to be scored through the rest of the inning Continue reading
Baseball uses the 20-80 scale and hockey should too Continue reading
In this episode, Matthew Coller checks in with an HP Radio regular Adam Gretz of CBS’s Eye on Hockey. What the heck is up with the Penguins and Sidney Crosby? Should they be coach searching? Also, the Rangers’ Corsi number Continue reading
In this edition of Around the Metropolitan Division, we’ll take a look at some trends to watch around the division. New York Rangers The Rangers are freebasing PDO. Their 106.3 PDO is the highest in the league by a good Continue reading
Each week, noted Florida Panthers enthusiast and Atlantic Division analyst for Hockey Prospectus Shane O’Donnell will take a look around the Atlantic in search of notable stats and interesting storylines. Follow Shane on Twitter @shane1342o Montreal’s Dynamic Duo After two Continue reading
Every summer, 29 NHL teams that saw their seasons end without a championship look into potential changes that could be made to more closely approach their goals, whether it’s through free agency, changes in executives or behind the bench. Seven...
Jason Lewis takes a look around the Pacific Continue reading
Matthew Coller and Shane O’Donnell chat about the poor start to the regular season by the Tampa Bay Lightning as well as possible trade scenarios. Is it realistic that Stamkos could ever be moved? Matt and Shane also talk about Continue reading
It may be too early to decide which players are favorites for trophies, but with around 20 percent of the NHL’s regular season completed, some players who were projected to make a bid for the Art Ross Trophy (for most...
Each week, noted Florida Panthers enthusiast and Atlantic Division analyst for Hockey Prospectus Shane O’Donnell will take a look around the Atlantic in search of notable stats and interesting storylines. Follow Shane on Twitter @shane1342o Montreal Canadiens Tomas Fleischmann signed Continue reading
For a couple of years the Carolina Hurricanes have exhibited possession numbers that say much better things about the team than their place in the standings has. In the 2014-15 season they finished 26th in the league in standings points Continue reading
Jason Lewis writes about the Pacific Division for Hockey Prospectus and writes for HockeyBuzz. Follow him on Twitter @SirJDL Depth in the modern NHL is always key. You simply cannot rely on too few people producing too many points and Continue reading
Matthew Coller connects with HP prospect maven Ryan Wagman to break down the effects of Connor McDavid’s injury and how Auston Matthews – the projected 2016 No. 1 overall pick – has performed so far in the Swiss league. LISTEN Continue reading
With more than 70 games remaining in the NHL season, one trap fantasy owners often fall into is over-reacting to early results. However, the first stanza of games can point us toward which players are primed for big seasons and...
Last season, the Anaheim Ducks were one win away from making their first trip to the Stanley Cup finals since defeating the Ottawa Senators in five games in 2007. Instead, they blew a 3-2 series lead in the Western Conference...
The Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup is a traditional U18 summer hockey tournament hosted in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It is the first tournament of the season and a valuable opportunity for scouts to have a first glance at the Continue reading
Matthew Coller and Matt Kory chat a bit about the World Series, then dig hard core into the Washington Capitals’ start to the season, their few great front office moves and the one that may haunt them. Yes, it’s Brooks Continue reading
There’s a syllogism going around that goes like this: Coaches who are fired midseason are often fired based on poor goaltender performance. (A bit in line with the idea that a lot of Jack Adams winners are riding a Continue reading
The Coyotes are a surprise, the Sharks have a goalie, the Ducks are in trouble… that and more from Jason Lewis Continue reading