2014 - 2015 TEAM PREVIEW: NEW JERSEY DEVILS

Nation World HQ
October 01 2014 09:17PM

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It looks like for the first time since the 1990-91 season the New Jersey Devils will start a season with no Martin Brodeur on their roster.

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2014 - 2015 TEAM PREVIEW: Nashville Predators

Nation World HQ
October 01 2014 04:30AM

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In 2013-14 the Nashville Predators missed the playoffs for the second straight year and they will start this season with a new head coach for the first time in their franchises 16-year history.

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THE NATION NETWORK BUYS HOCKEYFIGHTS.COM

Wanye
September 29 2014 12:06PM

Ah it’s been quite a week. First we got to announce Jeanshorts is joining the Nation Network full time to head up our new video department. Then last Thursday we told you that The Royal Half has joined the Nation Network as our first American team site.

And now today the grand daddy of them all: we have purchased the immensely popular HockeyFights.com, making it the 9th site in the Nation Network.

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THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
September 26 2014 08:05AM

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Exhibition season is underway, Royal Half joins the Nation, stats predicting NHL success, Bennett and Draisaitl shine, Vladdy hockey, Phil the thrill and more in this week's Roundup.

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Thesis: Forecasting Success in the National Hockey League Using In-Game Statistics and Textual Data

Josh W
September 25 2014 03:07PM

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Since 2012 I have been working on my Masters of Computer Science at the University of Ottawa.  My focus area was in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.  Last year I managed to convince my supervisor to allow me to explore hockey analytics with machine learning and thankfully, after much effort, I was allowed to go forth with this project.

After a long year of both research, and dealing with the bureaucratic burden of the university, my thesis was finally accepted and has now been published by the university. 

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