Andrew Thomas joins the show to discuss the next frontier for analytics in hockey, player tracking, the relay of information within organizations, market inefficiencies that remain, and some of the lingering questions we hope to answer in the future.
5:50 Current state of hockey analysis
12:40 Existing market inefficiencies
21:40 Borrowing from other sports
29:45 NHL’s venture into player tracking
32:40 Quantifying effort and hustle
44:00 How data has changed sports debates
48:30 The human element and defined roles
52:00 The AHL as a developmental league
58:00 Trying new things in hockey
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