Where hockey's new numbers get it wrong

Cam Charron
June 09 2014 12:47PM

Like a lot of people, I've become increasingly concerned with the importance placed on several of these newfangled stats that take away from my enjoyment of the NHL game. Hockey was a better sport before all the bookkeepers came along and started siphoning out the fun by cataloguing everything and determining the best players in the game based on who scored goals and made assists.

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Mailbag: Lazy Sunday

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 08 2014 02:49PM


I've probably used this title before, but I don't know that it really matters. Today, I'm focusing my day on cleaning my room, doing laundry, responding to messages, and laying the foundation several weeks worth of content for this site. In the process, I noticed that I had a mailbag email (!!), a mailbag tweet (!!!) and 23 AskFM questions. I really need to chip away at these, so we may have more mailbags over the next week or two. The bottom three questions are three months old, for reference.

To submit a question, send me a tweetemail meask me, or leave a comment.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - June 8, 2014 - Scout Clout

Steve Dangle
June 08 2014 01:49PM


On this episode, pro scout Gus Katsaros joins Steve and Chris in studio from hockey talk of all hockey things hockey.

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Playoff LFR: Crown in the Crease

Steve Dangle
June 08 2014 01:31AM

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Another comeback, double the OT action, and a controversy to boot. The Stanley Cup Final is heating up!

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Leafs Pursuing Thornton?

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
June 07 2014 10:11PM

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Here we go again. The rumour mill is spinning with speculation as to the Leafs' target for a first line centre, According to Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun, Joe Thornton appears to be the "that guy". But does it make any sense? Yes and no. Lets talk for a second. 

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