2015 World Juniors Round-Robin Hotwash

Josh W
January 03 2015 11:24AM


A “hotwash” is commonly used in the military and emergency response communities. It is a term used for after a mission or activity to discuss happened, what went as planned and what should be done differently next time. It's more or less synonym for a postmortem or an after-action report.

With the World Juniors Round Robin having been completed on the last day of 2014, with the calendar turning over we use those results to seed the World Juniors Tournament that starts the road down towards the Gold Medal match.

We can use analytics to look at how these teams have performed and try and make predictions towards the gold medal match.

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Canadian WJC Bottom 6 Forwards Usage

Josh W
January 02 2015 12:15PM


In previous articles we’ve explored the CHL usage of the many members of the Canadian World Juniors roster, including the goaltendersdefencemen and the top 6 forwards. Today we look at the remaining forwards and compare their usage.

Read past the jump for our analytical coverage of these prospects.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
January 02 2015 06:30AM

Team Canada keeps on rolling, Canucks looking to deal, Fire Carlyle, Draisaitl back to junior, Evander Kane out long term and more in this week's Roundup.

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The Fantasy Minute: Waiver Wire

Nation World HQ
January 01 2015 06:45AM


NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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Canada’s World Juniors Top 6 Usage

Josh W
December 30 2014 12:00PM


We previously looked the defencemen and goaltenders for team Canada at the IIHF World Under-20 Championships. Next we can look at CHL analytics to see how well they have been performing against peers in the major juniors and see if Hockey Canada has truly picked the best players to play in the top 6 forward rotation.

Read past the jump to learn who they are.

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