The Friends with Numbers Podcast, Episode 2: "I'm Going To Pass it Over to You, Stats"

NHLnumbers Podcast
November 21 2012 07:40AM

We're back! In this edition of the podcast, we discuss the notion that analytical evaluation these days has taken away the ability to be surprised by the events of a game. Has it changed the way stories are being told? Plus, we look into other ideas such as coaches adapting their style based on the personnel they have in front of them, defensemen requiring a longer time to develop, and some of the lesser talked about components of the Corsi metric.

We would love to hear from you, the listener, for suggestions on future topics of discussion. Rather than us just being in our own little world, we'd like to make this as interactive a show as possible. Feel free to tweet at either  Dimitri  or Cam .

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The Friends with Numbers Podcast, Episode 1: "This Would Be A Lot Better If We Had Internet"

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November 16 2012 09:27AM

This marks the debut of the 'Friends with Numbers' podcast, that Cam Charron and I will be doing until we're (forcefully) told to put our microphones away. 

What does this podcast entail, exactly, is a question that you may be asking. It'll mostly serve as a platform for us to discuss certain things that have caught our eye in the world of hockey; whether it's a team's success, a player's underlying numbers, or general concepts regarding the game. Obviously there will be an emphasis on numbers, given that this is the NHLNumbers network, but even if you're not all that fluent in that sort of speak, you'll hopefully be able to hang around with us.

We would love to hear from you, the listener, for suggestions on future topics of discussion. Rather than us just being in our own little world, we'd like to make this as interactive a show as possible. Feel free to tweet either myself, or Cam.

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NHLnumbers Podcast: Flyers Forward Matt Read

NHLnumbers Podcast
October 24 2012 07:01PM

 

 

In the feature interview, Matt Read of the Philadelphia Flyers was kind enough to join us from Sweden. Among other things, he talked to us about his experience playing in Europe on Carl Hagelin's line, the transition from college to the NHL and why he was so good in the neutral-zone battle. 

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NHLnumbers Podcast: All About Tracking

NHLnumbers Podcast
August 10 2012 02:23PM

 

In this edition we covered all things tracking with an expert panel on the subject: Neil Greenberg from the Washington Post and ESPN Insider, Geoff Detweiller of Broad Street Hockey, Eric T. of BSH and NHLnumbers and our own tracking addict Corey S. We went over Eric's article on the link between scoring chances and shot differential and what it means for scoring-chance tracking, Geoff and Eric's very promising project tracking zone entries, tracking zone exits and what the future holds for tracking/advanced stats.

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NHLNumbers Podcast: A Look at Free Agency, with James Mirtle

NHLnumbers Podcast
July 16 2012 01:12PM

 

 

In the latest installment of the podcast, we discussed the not-so-frenzied free-agent frenzy.

In the first part, Corey, Chase and I talked about the signings, including what Parise and Suter mean to the Wild, where Detroit will go from here, the Carey Price and Jonathan Quick contract extensions as well as the Tampa Bay Lightning signing Matt Carle.

James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail was kind enough to join Brent and me to talk about the big signings, what Burke has up his sleeve in Toronto and the CBA negotiations.

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