Nation World HQ
August 18 2014 05:46PM


The 2013-14 season had to be considered a disappointment for the Boston Bruins. In the regular season they won the Presidents Trophy, but were then bounced in the second round of the playoffs by their arch rivals from Montreal. The off season has not gone much better than the postseason for the B’s.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
August 15 2014 08:05AM

The analytics debate rages on, how much does "character" matter, player profiles, ice bucket challenge, Wayne Gretzky and more in this week’s Roundup.

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August 14 2014 10:46PM


After weeks of ciphering, I have figured out the Pacific Division for 2014-15. Now, if you click-through it will ruin the surprise of the actual season, so consider this a spoiler alert on winter. Up next: where do they finish?

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The Log Off Podcast, Ep.6: with Rob Vollman

Dimitri Filipovic
August 14 2014 10:31AM


After weeks of manufacturing some semblance of content to discuss out of very little thanks to the dog days of the summer, we're joined on this edition of the podcast by Rob Vollman, the author of the Hockey Abstract. 

Without spoiling things for those that haven't had the chance to read it for themselves yet, we broach a few of the bigger topics that were written about including shot quality, goaltending analytics, and projections for next season.

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2014 - 2015 Team Preview: Arizona Coyotes

Nation World HQ
August 14 2014 09:17AM


After winning just two playoff series (qualified eight times) in 15 seasons as the Phoenix Coyotes, the franchise is now known as the Arizona Coyotes. Maybe a name change is just what they need to establish a winning culture in Arizona, maybe it won’t matter?

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