Analytics Gaining Acceptance in the NHL.

  The Edmonton Oilers’ recent hiring of hockey analytics blogger Tyler Dellow as a consultant gave cheer to proponents of advanced stats, which in recent months have made serious inroads in the NHL community. Dellow isn’t the only stats wonk employed...

NHL Stars of 2004: Where Are They Now?

  Having reached the dog days of the current NHL offseason, here’s a look back at the league’s top stars 10 years ago and where they are now. Let’s start with that year’s points leaders:  Martin St. Louis: Winner of the Art Ross and Hart...

Canadiens Playing A Dangerous Game With Subban

The Montreal Canadiens and P.K. Subban went before an arbiter on August 1. To be honest, I never thought it would go that far. Subban filed for arbitration last month, but it appeared he and the Canadiens would avoid the process by reaching an 11th-hour agreement on a...

Patience Wearing Thin with Jets Management?

  When Kevin Cheveldayoff was announced as the new general manager of the Winnipeg Jets following their relocation from Atlanta, the Winnipeg Sun’s Paul Friesen declared him the right man for the job. Friesen called Cheveldyoff “one of the league’s...

Thoughts on a Dull NHL Offseason.

Just over two weeks into July, and it’s shaping up to be among the dullest NHL offseasons in some time. This year’s unrestricted free agent market has been picked clean of talent. The most notable names still available are Martin Brodeur and Daniel...