William Kawam of Orr Hockey Group joins the show to discuss his time with the New York Rangers (1:05), and where they go from here with their rebuild (8:36). We also talk about using analytics to show the more subtle value of players without big point totals (16:46), how a No Move Clause can be used as a bargaining tool (23:40), going for a bridge deal versus a long-term extension (27:05), the pros and cons of tracking data from a player perspective (34:30), and how the success of the Golden Knights will impact players getting buried on their team’s depth chart in the future (41:00).
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