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#2623462 Help. Seeking DRW management team contact

Posted by Canadian_Yzerman_Fan on 19 August 2015 - 08:50 AM

I don't know you, but I wish you luck. 


Have you considered reaching out to a minor league team?  They might be more inclined to hear you out than a big-league team.


Hockey analytics is still in it's infancy. It's not really a thing at the minor leagues level from what I can tell. There isn't as much dedication to tracking... Though I am having conversations with another company that isn't directly affiliated with any one team.


More and more NHL teams are coming around to seeing what they can get out of data, so I would imagine there's room for someone like me in a few places in the league right now. The only thing I ever heard relating to the Red Wings and analytics was Babcocks interest in it about a year ago. So I may be going up the wrong tree here, but it's my favourite tree.

#2623452 Help. Seeking DRW management team contact

Posted by Canadian_Yzerman_Fan on 18 August 2015 - 11:57 PM

I guess I just don't understand asking complete strangers to use their connections to get you an interview. You could be some sort of lunatic. You want in, go knock on their door. If they don't open, you didn't knock right.


This place is a community and I know there are a lot of good people here.

I am a part of many communities, and I try to help people within them whenever I can. In my experience others try to do the same. It's nice.


If someone reads my original post and thinks I'm nuts... Then I guess they won't help me. I did my best to be honest and sincere.

#2619866 Wings sign Brad Richards 1 yr, $3 million

Posted by number9 on 09 July 2015 - 03:45 PM

Yeah I hate when defensemen choose high numbers. I guess all the good D numbers are taken here though. We need to ditch kindl cause 4 is prime

Actually 4 is composite. 2 is prime though, trade Smith.

#2619851 Wings sign Brad Richards 1 yr, $3 million

Posted by Rivalred on 09 July 2015 - 01:42 PM

DRZ sounds pretty cool. 

Add Larkin to that line on the power play, DRZL

Fo shizzle

#2614063 Free agents this off season

Posted by DickieDunn on 11 June 2015 - 11:20 PM

Oduyas a free agent.
I want him before b Jackman.


Oh, do ya?  pun-dog-pun-husky-00.jpg?w=650

#2609654 Dylan Larkin turning pro... will play for GR immediately

Posted by HockeytownRules19 on 22 May 2015 - 10:53 AM

Mrs. Larkin.. Hello lol

#2606376 DRW Free Agents / Salary Thread

Posted by jimmyemeryhunter on 06 May 2015 - 01:57 PM

Scott Mitchell.
They have a similar side arm.

#2606372 DRW Free Agents / Salary Thread

Posted by Mckinley25 on 06 May 2015 - 01:33 PM

Oh, football. He's not doing well? I thought he was the second coming of Scott Mitchell or something.

#2596332 ECQF Game 2 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Tampa Bay Lightning 5

Posted by HadThomasVokounOnFortSt on 18 April 2015 - 04:41 PM

Way to give home ice back boys. Just could'nt pull off 2 in a row huh? Not that i'm surprised....
Heading home now. Wake up!!

We still have home ice if home teams win out...

#2596321 ECQF Game 2 GDT : Red Wings 1 at Tampa Bay Lightning 5

Posted by Tr!PoD#19 on 18 April 2015 - 04:37 PM

Ben Bishops first Stanley Cup win..rofl

#2592026 Brendan Smith

Posted by kipwinger on 10 April 2015 - 11:19 AM

Do you guys honestly think Smith's going to be smarter with the puck at forward...when he has the puck more?  I don't want that dingbat touching a puck ever again. 


Like, seriously.  If I were near Brendan Smith and he tried to reach down a pick up a puck to put it back in the bin at a sporting goods store, I'd still punch him. 

#2587930 Byfuglien suspended 4 games for crosscheck to J.T. Miller's neck

Posted by ami on 02 April 2015 - 12:37 PM

On this video, does anyone notice a man on skates wearing black-and-white stripes shirt and black pants right behind Byfuglien while he delivered that crosscheck?


I was wondering what he was doing there? Who allowed him on the rink during the game? And if he was authorized to be there, to what purpose exactly?

#2569518 2015 Draft

Posted by krsmith17 on 09 February 2015 - 07:16 PM

Well played... :lol:

#2569513 2015 Draft

Posted by number9 on 09 February 2015 - 06:20 PM

I haven't seen any of the draft prospects but from what I have read I'm hoping Brandon Carlo drops to us.




Wow, that kid is big, he must be good.

#2569535 2015 Draft

Posted by number9 on 09 February 2015 - 09:14 PM

is 6'5 a problem? or did you just ignore the rest of the reports on him.


Actually, that's exactly what I did.


I'll admit, I know very little about the upcoming draft class. That goes for this year and every year for that matter. Of course there are always a few players I'm familiar with before draft day, like the top 5-10 picks, as well as a few players around where the Wings are drafting. I knew all about Anthony Mantha prior to the 2013 draft, and that's exactly who I, along with just about every other Wings fan wanted. I just find it funny when so many people act like they are experts when it comes to evaluating these 17-18 year old, undrafted kids. Chances are, there are very few people on here that have actually watched any of these players regularly, to have any basis for an evaluation, let alone all of them to compare players. For the most part, people are basing their entire opinion on these players, on a paragraph scouting report, and that's best case scenario. Others are just looking at their bios and looking at height and weight and thinking, "wow, that kid is big, he must be good"... Other than stature and point totals, there's not a whole lot else to base an opinion on, unless you're fortunate enough to be able to watch these kids on a nightly basis...


MasterPavel, the Wings have lacked right shooting players (both defensemen and forwards) for years now, and they proved last season when they picked 6 left shooting forwards, that they will pick the best player available, despite their handedness... Roy is small? 6'0", 185lbs. is small for a 17 year old? Okay... But Jens Looke who is virtually the exact same size, is a player that we cannot pass over? I don't know anything about this kid, but he has 6 points in 34 SHL games this season... What's so special about this kid? If Roy and Looke are both available when we pick, my non-expert pick is Roy for sure. Also, I'd love to know what gives you the impression that Spencer is "right handed Kyle Quincey"?... And personally, I think a right handed Quincey would be a great addition to our prospect pool.


I will carry on with my "dman agenda"... because that's our biggest need...






Wow, that kid is big, he must be good.