NHL Blog Beat – August 18, 2014

Reaction to the NHL updating its terms of service for stats usage, discussing helmets and concussions, who should become the next captain of the Canadiens and much more in today’s collection of notable hockey blogging goodness. PUCK DADDY/THE COPPER & BLUE:...

NHL Blog Beat – August 13, 2014

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...

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 Morning Coffee Headlines – April 24, 2014

Blue Jackets, Blackhawks and Stars all tie their respective series, Matt Cooke suspended again, plus updates on Henrik Zetterberg, Steve Mason and more.  COLUMBUS DISPATCH/TRIBLIVE.COM:  Marc-Andre Fleury gave up two soft goals (to Brandon Dubinsky late in the third...

NHL Blog Beat – October 25, 2013.

Reaction to John Scott’s blindside hit on Loui Eriksson, five questions heading into the final weekend of October, Ryan Miller and the goalie trade market, five hockey thoughts and oddities, and much more. SB NATION: Ted Starkey on how John Scott’s...