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2023 NHL Free Agency: A Review

Josh Younggren -- Aug 22

Let's review an offseason! Using our contract projection model as a stepping stone, we take a look at how the model performed this summer, the best and worst deals, team evaluation, and (nonexistent) trends!

Evolving Hockey Staff -- Aug 01

We’re honored to have Dani Chu, Senior Quantitative Analyst for the Seattle Kraken, on the show! We spent an hour talking about Dani’s background, working with the Kraken, education, statistics, hockey conferences, and the Coachella Valley Firebirds. This was a blast.

Evolving Hockey NHL Free Agency Preview: 2023

Josh Younggren -- Jun 30

NHL Free Agency is here! And let me tell you what, it's going to be something.

Evolving Hockey 2023 Playoff Preview: Stanley Cup Final

Evolving Hockey Staff -- Jun 01

And then there were 2, as they say. The 2023 NHL Conference Finals ended a few days ago, and the Stanley Cup final begins this coming Saturday. While some of us may have watched the entirety of the four-overtime spectacle while reminiscing about other incredible sporting events (us), the 3rd round felt a little underwhelming. […]

Evolving Hockey 2023 Playoff Preview: Round 3

Evolving Hockey Staff -- May 18

Round 2 wasn’t the most interesting round we’ve ever watched in the playoffs, but it put in motion two series that few would have predicted (except us). That’s a lie. Few thought we’d have these four teams, and our projections picked only two team here, but that’s hockey baby. We saw several of the remaining […]

Evolving Hockey 2023 Playoff Preview: Round 2

Evolving Hockey Staff -- May 02

Rosters from CapFriendly’s Depth Charts. Data from Evolving-Hockey. The first round is complete, and oh boy was it a fun two weeks. Three series went to game 7, the Boston Bruins lost in the most Hockey way possible (best team in the league losing in the first round), Minnesota seized the longest-playoff-loss streak from Toronto, […]

Evolving Hockey 2023 Playoff Preview: Round 1

Evolving Hockey Staff -- Apr 17

It’s that time of year again, eh? Few things are more exciting than the NHL playoffs. The ’22-23 NHL regular season is officially in the books, and the three of us (Josh, Luke, and Shawn) are doing our third playoff preview for the site. This past regular season was quite something. The Boston Bruins set […]

Evolving Hockey Staff -- Mar 21

For Episode 70 of our podcast all three of us, individually, scouted a game from rookie sensation Jack Quinn of the Buffalo Sabres.

Why Jared Spurgeon Will Be the First Analytics Hall of Famer

Tony Abbott -- Jan 24

Advanced Stats are already taking over the Baseball Hall of Fame. Once that day comes to Hockey, that's great news for Jared Spurgeon, writes guest poster Tony Abbott.

Beyond GAR: Using Data to Understand Role Players

Shawn Ferris -- Nov 21

For Boston Bruins 5v5 entry and exit data, you can access my workbook here A frozen black disk comes to rest along the blade of Hampus Lindholm’s CCM stick. The Arizona Coyotes have been glued to controversy; from being late paying $1.4 million in taxes owed to the City of Glendale to moving to a […]

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