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The Anatomy of a Power Kill: A Session Report From The Columbus Blue Jackets Analytics Conference

Penalty killing has been one of the Capitals’ strengths this season, with the group currently in the top five leaguewide. “Controlled aggression” has been credited for the team’s improvement. 

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Columbus Blue Jackets To Host Hockey Analytics Conference

The Columbus Blue Jackets will be hosting a Hockey Analytics Conference on February 8th and 9th, 2020, in Columbus. We believe this is the first time an NHL team has held their own analytics conference open to the general public.

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WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Metro Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo: Patrick Smith One of the new, “revolutionary” metrics that hockey statisticians are starting to calculate and track is Wins Above Replacement (WAR). WAR essentially combines all of a player’s contributions statistically into one overall metric. This calculation allows for … Continue reading

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Will The NHL’s Next-Generation Data and Data Management Models Splinter and Divide Hockey Analytics?

Graphic: Deadspin On Monday NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced a new multi-year “betting partnership” with MGM Resorts International, which will include non-exclusive rights to the league’s next-generation data. The “next-gen” data will be primarily made available though the implementation of … Continue reading

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