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 Defensive Depth The Montreal Continue reading O’Donnell: Atlantic thoughts – Montreal’s defense, Ekblad and Buffalo’s unsung D-man
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 Examining the value of a giveaway
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 Examining the value of a takeaway
Baseball uses the 20-80 scale and hockey should too Continue reading Prospectus Prospecting: Introducing the 20-80 Scale
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 HP Radio: Gretz talks Penguins’ struggles, Rangers’ streak and Stamkos
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 Nelson: Around the Metro – Rangers’ PDO, Ovechkin and the boring Devils
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 O’Donnell: Atlantic thoughts – Tampa Bay, Rask and Reimer
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 Lewis: Around the Pacific – McDavid-less Oilers and the hottest line in the Pacific
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 HP Radio: Stamkos and the struggling Lightning
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 O’Donnell: Atlantic analysis – Montreal’s Moneypuck player, Sens shootouts and Sabres luck
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 Nelson: Digging into Carolina’s low shooting percentage
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 Lewis: How limited has the Kings’ lineup been offensively?
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 HP Radio: Wagman talks McDavid injury and Auston Matthews
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...