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Rafalski to US Hockey Hall of Fame

06 August 2014 - 05:07 PM

http://www.nhl.com/i...id=nhl:topheads

 

Well-deserved.  3 Olympic teams, good NHL career, and all around good guy.


Babcock on using advanced stats

24 July 2014 - 09:43 PM

http://www.nhl.com/i...id=nhl:topheads

 

I'll admit that I'm not at all a math or numbers person, but I've done some reading on Corsi and Fenwick.  I've been wondering how much weight stats have in coaching decisions such as ice time and line combos as well as for the GM decisions with drafting and trading.

 

It sounds like Babs has a good handle on using them as a tool in his kit rather than the sole deciding factor, which I see as a good thing.

 

 


Oddly moving Luongo tribute

28 September 2013 - 02:39 PM

This was linked by Downgoesbrown from Puckdaddy.

 

I actually found it kind of moving.  For those of you who remember the '80's, it's especially fun and a bit corny.  Enjoy.

 

http://sports.yahoo....-122636096.html