By: Edward Egros


Hockey Analytics

Pasted Graphic
Hockey is fast and physical, but slow and passive when it comes to adopting more analytics. At least that was the case during the sports analytic revolution of the 2000s. Now, the majority of NHL teams employ someone with an analytic slant. It's also becoming easier for the fan to recognize trends and put together more educated predictions.

My guest is Carolyn Wilke, Managing Editor of Today's Snapshot and a statistical consultant for the NWHL. You can follow her on twitter

To listen to this podcast, click here.

Sports Analytics in Action

Pasted Graphic 1

It's been more than a decade since Michael Lewis released the book "Moneyball", which chronicled the Oakland A's of the early 2000's. General Manager Billy Beane embraced sabermetrics, a form of baseball analytics.

Since that time, an increasing number of professional sports teams have embraced this blossoming field. Coincidentally, many of these teams have gone on to incredible success. By grouping all professional sports, I have put together a list of the top five teams that are the most analytically based. I am excluding the A's only because they have been thoroughly chronicled.

To listen to this podcast, click here.