Episode 87: Age is Just a Number

Nick Mercadante joins the show to discuss how much seasoning goalies should ideally get in the minors, the upper limit for how many games a goalie should start in the regular season, and the next frontier for evaluating goalie performance quantitatively.

Here’s a quick rundown of the topics covered:

1:51 Giving goalies time to mature in the AHL
5:20 The human element of the position
7:54 Squeezing more value out of ELCs
15:22 Vasilevskiy’s strange path this season
17:15 Ideal workload over the course of a season
 21:13 This year’s crop of available goalies
 26:30 Using bad goalies to subtly tank
29:40 Plans this summer to create new tools

Every episode of this podcast is available on iTunesSoundcloud, Stitcher and can also be streamed right here on the website. Make sure to not only subscribe so that you don’t miss out on any new shows as they’re released, but also take a minute to leave a glowing review.

Thanks for listening!

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s