More analysis of NHL teams hiring hockey analytic experts, plus commentary on the Leafs, Jets, Red Wings, Capitals and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe examines the reasons behind a growing number of NHL teams embracing advanced stats.
THE SPORTING NEWS: Travis Yost looks at why the recent hirings of hockey analytics experts by some NHL teams has upset some in the mainstream media.
VINTAGE LEAFS MEMORIES: Michael Langlois wonders if there’s reason for optimism in Leafs Nation this summer.
PUCK DADDY: Harrison Mooney offers up his take on the possible merger of the AHL and ECHL.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Jeremy Wiebe lists the top-five NHL Cinderella teams of all time.
TWO PAD STACK: Ryan Womeldorf believes the Detroit Red Wings are a dying juggernaut.
THE COLOR OF HOCKEY: William Douglas looks at Kings forward Jordan Nolan’s day with the Stanley Cup.
JAPERS’ RINK: Looking back on the time Don Cherry had words with former Washington Capitals coach Tommy McVie.
DOBBER HOCKEY: Tom Collins lists the top-1o fantasy players over the age of 35.
LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY: A look at why offer sheets are so scarce in the NHL.
ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: Memories of the old Jets team could be haunting the new version.
ICETHETICS: The August edition of “NHL JerserWatch 2014″.