Team Canada's Defencemen

Josh W
December 29 2014 12:00PM


As our analytics knowledge continues to expand we can use what we know at the NHL level and start to apply it at the junior level. 

The Canadian Hockey League (CHL) comprises of the Western Hockey League (WHL), Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) and the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). The data they provide in box scores is minimal compared to the NHL play by play sheets but we can still derive plenty of useful advanced CHL Statistics.

Continue past the jump as we analyze Hockey Canada’s selection of defencemen.

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First Star, Worst Star: December 28, 2014

jeanshorts
December 28 2014 10:43AM

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I hope everyone had a great Christmas, ate your weight in delicious food and spent way too much time arguing with your relatives about your opposing political viewpoints. You know, the TRUE meaning of the holidays! 

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Canada Collectively Sighs As McDavid Manages Three Points In Win

Adam Laskaris
December 27 2014 08:38PM

Canada defeated Germany 4-0 on Saturday for their second victory in as many days. When scoring the first goal of the game, Canada is now 2-0 in the 2015 World Juniors. If they want to win gold in the tournament, they should look to do that every game.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
December 27 2014 07:00AM

Flubber McGee 2014 Hockey Problems


2014 year in review, hockey's biggest problems, Johnny Hockey, Oilers goaltending, Team Canada, World Junior's, top prospects and more in this week's Roundup.

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TCGD - Here Come The Canadians

Justin Fisher
December 26 2014 11:44AM

Hope all of you folks have gotten over your Christmas Day hangovers (turkey related, or otherwise), because it's just about time for World Junior Hockey. Facing off tonight at 8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT, Team Canada will kick off their tournament against Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre in Montreal. 

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