TLN Roundtable - The Leafs and SAS Analytics

Justin Fisher
October 17 2014 05:15PM

As you may have heard, the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to leverage advanced analytics this year and beyond to improve their hockey club. The organization has even gone so far as to team up with analytics software company SAS in order to implement new tracking and evaluation processes. 

This week, our Roundtable tackles the question...

Now that SAS Analytics is officially on board, what is the first thing the Leafs should look into closely in order to improve?

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What Would You Do Wednesday - Sorting Out the Defence

Justin Fisher
October 15 2014 03:26PM

Wow, can you believe that Jake Gardiner has been healthy scratched two games in a row? I mean, that's nuts. There's gotta be a better way to arrange that blue line without sitting the guy you just signed to a lengthy, expensive contract.

If only we had some smart hockey minds to tell us how to fix our mess. If only there was some group of handsome and sophisticated people out there who can get this defence sorted out. The writers here at TLN certainly don't fit that bill, so let's turn it over to our readers.

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Leafs Prospect Update - October 12, 2014

Justin Fisher
October 12 2014 06:14PM

Johnson off to Strong Start in Sweden

Enough can't be said of Andreas Johnson's start to the year. Before his SHL regular season even began, Johnson and his Frolunda Indians dominated the double round-robin portion of the Champions Hockey League. In five CHL games so far, Johnson has amassed eight goals and 17 points, good for second in tournament scoring behind teammate Mathis Olimb. Read that again... 17 points! In five games! #nails

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Leafs Postgame - Toronto Drops Season Opener to Montreal

Justin Fisher
October 08 2014 09:21PM

It's so fun when hockey's back. It's not so fun when your team gives up a go-ahead goal with under a minute to play. Alas, here we are, with the Toronto Maple Leafs dropping their home and season opener to the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 4-3.

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Stay Connected With The TLN Staff

Justin Fisher
October 08 2014 12:49PM

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Now that the 2014-15 NHL season is upon us, there's no better time to make sure you're following all of your favourite TLN writers on Twitter.

Hockey Twitter is the best of times and the blurst of times, but it's also where you can get a ton of cool hockey content straight from the writers. It also gives you another way to contact us directly to our internet faces and tell us how dumb we are and where we should shove our ideas!!!

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