Category Archives: Hockey

Updated NHL Overtime Goal Graphics

I’ve updated the graphics I made last year to include the 2011 playoff overtime goals scored. These images show the minute-by-minute breakdown of goals scored in the first and second overtimes over the last decade. 3OT+ isn’t very interesting as … Continue reading

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The Claude Giroux-adjusted statistics

I stumbled upon a clever analysis of player production comparing Eric Staal to (who was at the time of posting) the current assists leader in the NHL, Claude Giroux, by user bandwagon cole canes (bcc) on the Hockey’s Future forums. … Continue reading

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The NHL and the 2014 Olympics? Maybe not? Then why play in Europe at all?

Hockey Canada just revealed that Steve Yzerman will be the Team Canada executive for the 2014 Winter Games to be held in Sochi, Russia. If you click over to the TSN page, you can listen to the commentaries about how … Continue reading

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the NHL

Today there was an article on the TSN website about Rick Martin, a former NHL player, who was the first ‘non-enforcer’ to be diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). While I don’t think my opinions on the subject are mixed, … Continue reading

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NHL Salary Cap for 2011-12 season announced

So it appears that the NHL has released the salary cap numbers for the upcoming year. The salary cap has increased every year since its implementation, this time by 4.6 million dollars. This will provide relief for those teams bumping … Continue reading

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NHL Overtime goal statistics

I have told my wife many times that in the NHL playoffs, overtime goals are typically scored in the first few or last few minutes of a period. Nothing to back that up, but it’s always been ‘conventional’ wisdom. So … Continue reading

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Below .500, just as it should be.

Ahh, the Leafs have finally fallen below .500 and are in danger of (or is that gunning for?) their seventh straight loss tonight. Oh how the Leaf fans couldn’t shut up about starting 4-0 and the Stanley Cup parade route … Continue reading

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