HEAVY LIFTING

For the 2015 draft, I looked at what factors were strong predictors for future NHL point potential in regards to first year draft eligible CHL forwards. Through my research, I created a career NHL season point prediction model (nicknamed NHLP for short). The research found that points-per-game was a moderately strong predictor for both power … Continue reading HEAVY LIFTING

EDMONTON OILERS 2015-2016 PROJECTED LINEUP: THE DEFENSE

When it comes to defenseman, there are many different tandems to choose from and different methodologies in determining which players would be a good fit together. Mike Babcock, who is widely considered the best coach in the NHL, believes strongly that the best option is for a defenseman to play on their strong side (left … Continue reading EDMONTON OILERS 2015-2016 PROJECTED LINEUP: THE DEFENSE