Chad Langager

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About Chad Langager

Chad is a graduate of the University of Alberta School of Business. He started as an intern at Investopedia.com and eventually headed up a significant portion of the product and content development. Chad has been involved in the startup scene since leaving Investopedia and is an avid cyclist. Chad is the COO of SportingCharts.com

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Articles Written By Chad Langager

The "Perfect" Perfect Game

The Perfect Game is the ultimate achievement by a pitcher in an individual game. We take a look at the 23 Perfect Games and try and find the most perfect one.... Read More...

A Look At Overall MLB League Payroll

What is the total payroll in the MLB? What is the average amount teams pay in salary each season? We take a look at the 2013 MLB season numbers and how that compares to the past 24 seasons.... Read More...

How Often Do Complete Games Occur In The MLB?

Baseball is a constantly evolving sport from the number of strikeouts to the number of homeruns to the salaries of players. But one of the biggest changes is in the number of complete games by pitchers. We dig into the numbers.... Read More...

Tommy John Surgery Statistics

Tommy John surgery has saved the careers of many MLB pitchers since it was first pioneered in 1974. We take a look at this important medical procedure and the number of players by year to undergo the procedure.... Read More...

The Rise of the Three Pointer

The three point line was introduced in the NBA in 1979-80 season and has been an increasingly important part of the game. We look at its growth in the NBA and why it is growing in its use each season.... Read More...

A Look at NBA Daily Fantasy for February 7, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For February 7 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - February 24, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For February 24 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - February 25, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For February 25 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 03, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 03 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 05, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 05 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 09, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 09 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 10, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 10 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 12, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 12 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 13, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 13 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 14, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 14 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 16, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 16 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 17, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 17 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 19, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 19 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 20, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 20 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 23, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 23 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 24, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 24 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 27, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 27 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 30, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 30 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - March 31, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For March 31 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - April 1, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For April 1 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - April 2, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For April 2 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - April 3, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For April 3 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - April 7, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For April 7 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - April 8, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For April 7 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

NBA FanDuel Projection Guide - April 8, 2015

Every day we breakdown which NBA players are most like to be studs or duds or provide big value to daily fantasy basketball players. For April 9 we highlight which players you should target in on and avoid for your daily fantasy team.... Read More...

2011 Year of the Quarterback

2011 will go down as one of the greatest seasons on records for quarterback performances. Passer's like Drew Brees, Cam Newton, Tom Brady, Tim Tebow and Aaron Rodgers are featured. ... Read More...

Super Bowl By The Records

Detailed look at some of the most important Super Bowl Records including amazing individual, team and coaching performances. The greatest displays of talent on one of the greatest stages in sports.... Read More...

Peyton Manning Milestone Watch - 2013 NFL Season

There is zero doubt that Peyton Manning is a Hall of Fame quarterback and he is in the debate of greatest quarterback of all-time. The 2013 NFL season is another season in which he can further cement his position in the record books with a few key milestones.... Read More...

Can Philip Rivers Return To Elite Form?

It might surprise some but Philip Rivers has historically been one of the elite passers in the game. But after a poor performance in 2012 where Rivers was anything but elite it begs the question can he bounce back in 2013?... Read More...

2013 Fantasy Football Don't Draft List

Dont make the mistake of drafting a player who is going to miss the whole 2013 NFL season or a big portion of it - here is a list of players who are out for the season or expected to miss a big chunk of the season.... Read More...

Most Interesting Stats of Week 3

Each week we will highlight some of the more interesting team and player statistics and what they mean for that team or player. Week 3 includes a potential record breaking start to the season for one defensive player and much more.... Read More...

The Curious Case of the Houston Texans

Prior to the start of the 2013 NFL season, the Houston Texans were not only the overwhelming favourites to win the AFC South but a Super Bowl contender. However, after the first six weeks of the season there is little of this optimism remaining in Houston.... Read More...

How Often Does a Two Point Conversion Work?

Two point conversions allow teams to turn a seven point play into an eight point play by running another play attempt into the endzone but it comes with risks. How often do they work? And how do they compare to extra points?... Read More...

Super Bowl XLVIII Odds Reviewed

Super Bowl odds are released almost immediately after the end of the previous championship game and change as the season evolves. We take a look at how the odds changed over the season up to the start of the playoffs.... Read More...

Purchase Price of Each NFL Franchise

How much did it cost to buy each NFL franchise? For some owners it was as little as $50 while two owners have paid over a billion dollars for their teams. We take a look at each franchise.... Read More...

Top 50 Fantasy Rookie QB Seasons

What have past rookie quarterbacks been able to produce from a fantasy perspective? We take a look at the past fantasy statistics and provide you with the top 50 fantasy seasons among NFL rookie quarterbacks. ... Read More...

Best Running Back Seasons By 30+ Year Olds

Running backs are workhorses on a teams and face significant physical punishment which is the main reason why they have such a short shelf life. We take a look at the best seasons by running backs over the age of 30.... Read More...

Optimal Week 2 FanDuel Team

Looking for a team in Week 2 for FanDuel? We got you covered as we crunch all the numbers to give you a team worth starting this week in your FanDuel games.... Read More...

Optimal Week 8 FanDuel Lineup

Looking for a team in Week 8 for FanDuel? We got you covered as we crunch all the numbers to give you a team worth starting week eight in your FanDuel games.... Read More...

Optimal Week 13 FanDuel Lineup

Looking for a team in Week 13 for FanDuel? We got you covered as we crunch all the numbers to give you a team worth starting week thirteen in your FanDuel games.... Read More...

Optimal Week 14 FanDuel Lineup

Looking for a team in Week 14 for FanDuel? We got you covered as we crunch all the numbers to give you a team worth starting week fourteen in your FanDuel games.... Read More...

By The Charts: Rick Nash Trade

After many months of speculation, Rick Nash has finally been traded, going to the New York Rangers in exchange for defenceman Tim Erixon and centres Artem Anisimov and Brandon Dubinsky and a 2013 first-round draft pick.... Read More...

Tallest Players in the NHL

In the NHL, it is rare to see extremely tall players but there are a few players who stand tall above average. We look at who the tallest player is in the National Hockey League.... Read More...

Shortest Players in the NHL

Ever wondered who the shortest player to ever play in the NHL? Or who the shortest current player in the NHL? We looked at every player past and present to find out.... Read More...

The 2013 NHL Anti-Awards

In an effort to take a light-hearted look at the 2013 shortened NHL season we decided to create a series of anti-awards, which highlight some of the not so notable achievements from the season.... Read More...

What is the average shooting percentage in the NHL?

Shooting percentage is a statistic that measures the percent of shots on goal that are goals - this doesn’t include all shots such as those that are blocked or miss the net. Looking at league wide statistics, what is the average shooting percentage in the NHL?... Read More...

Top NHL Scorers Visualized - 2013 Season

We take a look back at the top scorers in the NHL during the shortened 2013 NHL season including two visualizations that show how top players generate their points and how they differ across the league.... Read More...

How often is overtime needed in the NHL?

At the end of regulation in the NHL teams play a 5 minute period of four on four hockey followed by a shootout to determine the winner of the game. How often does overtime happen and do more OTs end by shootout or in four on four?... Read More...

The 2013-14 NHL Anti-Awards

In an effort to take a light-hearted look at the 2013-14 NHL season we decided to create a series of anti-awards, which highlight some of the not so notable achievements from the season.... Read More...

Impact of the 2003 NHL Draft Class

The 2003 NHL Draft Class is considered by many to be one of the greatest of all-time with all-stars, captains and Stanley Cup winners among its ranks. We take a look at this illustrious draft class.... Read More...

Anatomy of a Shot Attempt

Shot attempts measure all events in which the puck is directed towards the net including shots on goal, blocked shots and missed shots. We look at the breakdown of shot attempts by type.... Read More...

Beginners Guide to NHL Daily Fantasy on DraftKings

Interested in trying out NHL daily fantasy but don't know where to start? This is the guide for you. In this guide, we will cover the basics of daily fantasy hockey on DraftKings, how to build a lineup, key strategies, and much more so that you will have a leg up on the competition.... Read More...

DraftKings 2015 NHL Playoffs Preview

The only thing more exciting than playoff hockey is playoff hockey on DraftKings. If you think you can't be more invested in watching playoff hockey, imagine needing a goal from Sidney Crosby to win a few thousand of dollars. We help you improve your odds of hitting big!... Read More...

Champion of the 2012 PGA Tour Majors

Winning a PGA Major is one of the greatest accomplishment a player can achieve in their career. We decided to take a look at the players who performed the best over the four majors this season.... Read More...

Beginners Guide to NHL Daily Fantasy

Interested in trying out NHL daily fantasy but don't know where to start? This is the guide for you. In this guide, we will cover the basics of daily fantasy hockey, how to build a lineup, key strategies, and much more so that you will have a leg up on the competition. ... Read More...