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June 24 2014 09:57AM
June 24 2014 08:00AM
NHLe is an equivalency formula used by some in the hockey analytics community. It’s a method of standardizing scoring across various major and junior leagues. Standardized scoring gives an idea of how players, generally younger prospects, perform at the NHL level. Some argue its merit as a valuable metric in assessing future performance. The following provides a framework of how it can be used as a possible drafting qualifier.
June 23 2014 12:36PM
Credit to Reddit's /r/hockey
With hockey being officially over and the World Cup in full effect it seems there has been much less interest this week in hockey analytics research. The past 7 days have many provided us with fewer articles than we've had in the past, but there's still some interesting little nuggets to pass along.
Read on past the jump for a look at the most worthwhile things I could scrounge up, you fellow nerds. If you'd like to make sure that something you've either written or stumbled upon gets included in future editions, feel free to send them my way.
June 20 2014 01:12PM
After a technical mishap last week resulted in a lost episode, we're logging back on. With Cam Charron too busy enjoying the fruitful life of someone that isn't bogged down by their Twitter account, Former-Friend-of-the-Podcast-turned-Host-of-the-Podcast Derek Tanabe and I took some time to discuss the following:
- What does Brad Richards have left to give?
- How different will the New York Rangers look in the coming years?
- What are the ideal landing spots for Jason Spezza and Ryan Kesler?
- What on earth is going on with the San Jose Sharks these days?
- What direction is analytical analysis headed in?
- Will teams ever properly evaluate smaller, more skilled players?
- And finally, can the Islanders make the playoffs next year?
June 16 2014 01:58PM
The Rangers deploying advanced systems tactics
Welcome to this week's version of the Journal of Hockey Analytics. The final game of hockey for the 2013-14 season has been played, which means that all of your favourite bloggers and writers will now be turning their attention towards the future; the draft, free agency, and trades.
So for your slow Monday at work, continue past the jump for analysis of draft picks, and lots of cool little nuggets regarding neutral zone data and luck!