The Roundup

Nation World HQ
August 15 2014 08:05AM

The analytics debate rages on, how much does "character" matter, player profiles, ice bucket challenge, Wayne Gretzky and more in this week’s Roundup.

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August 14 2014 10:46PM


After weeks of ciphering, I have figured out the Pacific Division for 2014-15. Now, if you click-through it will ruin the surprise of the actual season, so consider this a spoiler alert on winter. Up next: where do they finish?

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The Log Off Podcast, Ep.6: with Rob Vollman

Dimitri Filipovic
August 14 2014 10:31AM


After weeks of manufacturing some semblance of content to discuss out of very little thanks to the dog days of the summer, we're joined on this edition of the podcast by Rob Vollman, the author of the Hockey Abstract. 

Without spoiling things for those that haven't had the chance to read it for themselves yet, we broach a few of the bigger topics that were written about including shot quality, goaltending analytics, and projections for next season.

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2014 - 2015 Team Preview: Arizona Coyotes

Nation World HQ
August 14 2014 09:17AM


After winning just two playoff series (qualified eight times) in 15 seasons as the Phoenix Coyotes, the franchise is now known as the Arizona Coyotes. Maybe a name change is just what they need to establish a winning culture in Arizona, maybe it won’t matter?

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2014 - 2015 Team Preview: Anaheim Ducks

Nation World HQ
August 12 2014 10:01AM


After being bounced in game seven of the second round by Los Angeles last season, the Anaheim Ducks beefed up their 2014 - 2015 roster by adding  Ryan Kesler  via trade from Vancouver

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