Tag Archives: Big Data

The Emergence of “Big Data” in the NHL: A Practical Example

Photo: NHL When most hockey fans hear about the new player and puck tracking system set to be deployed by the NHL, they most likely have an instant vision of the old “FoxTrax” system implemented by Fox Sports in the … Continue reading

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Analytics and the Eye Test: More Info for Better Decisions

Graphic: RIT.edu On Tuesday, Capitals beat writer Isabelle Khurshudyan held a wide ranging interview with General Manager Brian MacLellan and Head Coach Barry Trotz discussing how they’ll improve the team, be it through “statistics, video or, as Trotz put it, ‘the … Continue reading

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Tracking Chips to be Used in World Cup of Hockey

Debuted in Columbus this past All-Star game, the NHL in cooperation with the NHLPA and SAP will once again be implementing the new state-of-the-art technologies for this years World Cup of Hockey.

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Update: Hockey’s Next-Generation Technologies – Puck and Player Tracking Systems Come to the Capitals

As noted in a previous NoVa Caps story, new technology is coming to the NHL and it’s coming fast.  In a recent Washington Post article, it was noted that the Washington Capitals utilized GPS and heart-rate monitoring technologies during the … Continue reading

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