THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
September 26 2014 08:05AM

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Exhibition season is underway, Royal Half joins the Nation, stats predicting NHL success, Bennett and Draisaitl shine, Vladdy hockey, Phil the thrill and more in this week's Roundup.

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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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