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Analyzing The Average Age of Stanley Cup Winning Teams

What is the average age of a Stanley Cup winning team? Who was the youngest and oldest team to win the Cup? We take a detailed look at age when it comes to Stanley Cup winning teams.

Projecting 2014-15 NHL Standings Using Fenwick & Corsi Possession Statistics

Advanced statistics in hockey have taken a significant step into the spotlight. Using these advances including puck possession we detail how teams will perform based on their underlying advanced statistics including Fenwick and Corsi.  Read More

Last Updated: Friday, Oct 17, 2014


How Long Does An NHL Rebuild Take?

What goes into a rebuild in the NHL? Some teams seem to be in a perpetual rebuild with poor performance while other teams go from bottom of the league to Stanley Cup Champs. We break it down and investigate how long does an NHL rebuild take. Read More

Last Updated: Tuesday, Aug 05, 2014


The Highest Value NHL Draft Classes (2000-2010)

Each NHL draft class will inevitably include a few busts at the top of the draft and hidden gems in the later rounds. But what can we learn from the past drafts? We take a look at the best draft classes since 2000 and some key takeaways overall and from each. Read More

Last Updated: Thursday, Jun 26, 2014


Who will win each trophy at the 2014 NHL Awards?

The 2014 NHL Awards are upon us and we decided to look at who Vegas has put as the odds on favorite for each award. For some awards there are massive favorites with a few awards still up for grabs. Read More

Last Updated: Monday, Jun 23, 2014


What would a Gretzky-like season look like?

Wayne Gretzky is widely considered to be the greatest player to ever play the game. He dominated the scoring sheet and led the NHL in scoring in 10 of his 20 seasons. How have subsequent scoring leaders compared? Read More

Last Updated: Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014


What to expect when two top defensive teams play for the Stanley Cup?

Offense sells tickets while defense hangs banners is an often used quote in sports. When it comes to winning it all in the NHL what happens when two top defenses face off for the Stanley Cup? Read More

Last Updated: Wednesday, Jun 04, 2014


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

Last Updated: Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014


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

Last Updated: Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014


Using Goal Differential to Predict the 2013-14 Stanley Cup Winner

We decided to continue the look for characteristics of Stanley Cup winning teams, look no further than Goal Differential. Read More

Last Updated: Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014


Using Shot Differential to Predict the 2013-14 Stanley Cup Winner

This one statistic has an uncanny track record when it comes to picking teams with a chance to win the Stanley Cup. Read More

Last Updated: Monday, Apr 14, 2014


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

Last Updated: Monday, Apr 14, 2014


Which NHL Players Raise Their Game In The Playoffs?

Are there certain players that bring their best come playoff time? We take a look at how top players have performed in the playoffs compared to the regular season to see which step up their game when it matters. Read More

Last Updated: Monday, Apr 14, 2014


A Look At The Stanley Cup Drought Among Canadian Franchises

The last time the Stanley Cup was won by a Canadian franchise was during the 1993 playoffs when the Montreal Canadiens topped the Los Angeles Kings. We take a look at the numbers behind the drought. Read More

Last Updated: Monday, Mar 31, 2014


Biggest Game 7 Blowouts in NHL Stanley Cup Finals History

For hockey fans there is nothing better than a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Finals. It has happened a total 16 times in history. However, nothing is more deflating than a blowout. We take a look at the biggest in hockey history. Read More

Last Updated: Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014


How Does The Olympic Hockey Break Affect The Remainder Of The NHL Season?

Every four years the NHL takes a break in February for the Olympics hockey tournament. How does this break impact the league? Do hot teams going in suffer or does the break help turnaround teams? Read More

Last Updated: Monday, Feb 24, 2014