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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THE ROYAL HALF JOINS THE NATION NETWORK

Wanye
September 25 2014 12:11PM

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Hold on to your lederhosen - the Nation Network family is growing again.

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THE RISE OF JEANSHORTS

Wanye
September 24 2014 04:33PM


Please watch this video. If you want to know more read the article. If you want to start pre-emptively celebrating and never want to read another word we totally get it.

What an age to be alive!

*whistles loudly*

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2014 - 2015 TEAM PREVIEW: MONTREAL CANADIENS

Nation World HQ
September 24 2014 05:00AM

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In 2013-14, the Canadiens won 46 games, which is the most they have won since 2007-08. In the postseason they made it to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2009-10, but were knocked out by the New York Rangers in six games.

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Offseason Transactions Deep Dive: The Jason Garrison Trade

Dimitri Filipovic
September 22 2014 12:07PM

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If it feels like it has been quite some time since the frenzy of moves the Vancouver Canucks made in that hectic stretch bridging the end of June and beginning of July, it's because it has been. With the summer now officially having been put in the rearview mirror as training camps are set to begin across the league, we're running a 5-part series reviewing what the Canucks did this summer, and what it means for them moving forward.

This deep dive was executed by the excellent MoneyPuck_ on Twitter, who has contributed content for us in the past.

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