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Data Dump: Penalties called in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Data Dump: Penalties called in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

One of the points of discussion during the Stanley Cup Playoffs is the quality of officiating. We have heard from columnists, coaches, and plenty of fans complaining about the calls going against them this year. This is a common complaint every year. A few months ago, I published a Data Dump piece on penalties that evaluated how often they were assessed in games and when they were most frequently called during the regular season. For this week’s Data Dump, I wanted to revisit that piece with a focus on comparing regular season penalties called to those called in playoff games. Penalties called per 60 minutes I was a surprised to see that the rate of penalties called in playoff games is...

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Sound Of Hockey Podcast Ep. 141 – The Sound Of Hockey Cup

Sound Of Hockey Podcast Ep. 141 – The Sound Of Hockey Cup

An epic battle is brewing on the ice between two Sound Of Hockey hosts. You can cut the tension with a knife on this latest episode, as John and Darren break down a beer league matchup for the ages.  Once that elephant in the room has been addressed, the guys...

Expansion Draft selections: Would you rather?

Expansion Draft selections: Would you rather?

If you were responsible for the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft selections, what would your strategy be for selecting the team? Would you draft young to build for the future or grab a bunch of veterans to compete in year one? Would you draft lower-paid players to use...

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Data Dump: Penalties called in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Data Dump: Penalties called in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

One of the points of discussion during the Stanley Cup Playoffs is the quality of officiating. We have heard from columnists, coaches, and plenty of fans complaining about the calls going against them this year. This is a common complaint every year. A few months ago, I published a Data Dump piece...

read more
Sound Of Hockey Podcast Ep. 141 – The Sound Of Hockey Cup

Sound Of Hockey Podcast Ep. 141 – The Sound Of Hockey Cup

An epic battle is brewing on the ice between two Sound Of Hockey hosts. You can cut the tension with a knife on this latest episode, as John and Darren break down a beer league matchup for the ages.  Once that elephant in the room has been addressed, the guys...

Expansion Draft selections: Would you rather?

Expansion Draft selections: Would you rather?

If you were responsible for the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft selections, what would your strategy be for selecting the team? Would you draft young to build for the future or grab a bunch of veterans to compete in year one? Would you draft lower-paid players to use...

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