Ep.151: In The Entertainment Business

With the Vancouver Hockey Analytics Conference in town this weekend, Micah Blake McCurdy, Jack Han, Mike Pfeil, and Chris Watkins stop by for a mega-show to discuss their respective presentations and various other miscellaneous topics.

Here’s a quick rundown of the topics covered:

1:00 Can Corsi Be Coached?
3:00 Quantifying Effects of Linemates
4:15 Puck-moving vs. Puck-carrying
7:30 Penalty Killer Prototype
11:15 Defining ‘Hockey Sense’
12:45 Radical Deployment
14:00 Score Effects
18:00 Expected Goals
23:00 Fixing the End of the Regular Season
25:30 Playoff Seeding
29:30 The Entertainment Business
37:45 Three-Point Line

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