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The War On Advanced Stats: Who’s Right?

Advanced Stats (NHL.com)

Advanced Stats (NHL.com)

There are people out there who want to fundamentally change the game of hockey. They have degrading titles for terms that have been universally accepted for years: Enforcers have become “facepunchers.” Watching a game isn’t watching a game anymore – it’s “the eye test.” And plus minus should go the way of the dinosaur because of Corsi and Fenwick. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the advanced stats movement. Read more

The NHL’s best father-son combinations

(Left to right) Marty, Gordie and Mark Howe with the WHA's Houston Aeros. (SI)

Left to right: Marty, Gordie and Mark Howe with the WHA’s Houston Aeros. (SI)

For fathers and sons, professional sports have always been a fun way to bond and grow closer together, and hockey is no different. Plenty of kids from big Eastern metropolises, to rural Canadian farmland, and everywhere in-between develop a love for hockey from their parents.

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Jeff Gorton revamping New York Rangers management for the future

Hedberg was let go by the NYR (photo via Aftonbladet)

Hedberg was let go by the NYR (photo via Aftonbladet)

The Rangers are different. Although their roster is still very similar to last season, the organizational structure is being revamped. Since Glen Sather has stepped down, much of the attention has been on what new GM, Jeff Gorton has done with the roster. Aside from signing Jarret Stoll, his hand was forced in trading Cam Talbot and Carl Hagelin. Read more

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