Archive for March 2012

Chris Wells Named AHCA National Women’s Coach of the Year

Chris Wells Named AHCA National Women’s Coach of the Year

Statistical Sports Consulting Co-Founder and St. Lawrence University Head Coach Chris Wells was named American Hockey Coaches Association Division I Women’s Coach of the Year.  Chris guided his team to their first ever ECAC hockey tournament title by going 18-2-1 to end the regular season and the league tournament.  Through four seasons behind the Saints’ bench, Wells has compiled a record of 80-53-16 and two NCAA appearances.  He is a 1992 graduate of St. Lawrence and played four seasons for the men’s hockey team under  […]



MIT SSAC Hockey Panel (Video)

MIT SSAC Hockey Panel (Video)

Video of my appearance at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Hockey Panel is now available.  Another panelists include Brian Burke, (GM for the Toronto Maple Leafs), Peter Chiarelli (GM for the Boston Bruins), Mike Milbury (NHL TV Analyst), Kathryn Tappen (TV host) and Tony Amonte (former NHL All-Star).     http://www.sloansportsconference.com/?p=4550 Here is the first of my postscripts on that panel.   Tweet



MIT Sloan Postscript 1: Faceoffs

MIT Sloan Postscript 1: Faceoffs

I attended the 2012 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference last weekend in Boston. Additionally, I gave a poster and was invited to be part of the Hockey Analytics panel with Mike Milbury, Tony Amonte, Peter Chiarell and Brian Burke. NHL.com had a write-up of the panel here. I’m going to put together some posts/comments on that panel and some of the topics that came up. The first of these is the topic of faceoffs. I said in the panel that it takes an additional 100  […]