Archive for April 2015

Anti-Tank: A single elimination tournament for NHL Draft order

Anti-Tank: A single elimination tournament for NHL Draft order

  So there has been a bunch of discussion lately about tanking in the NHL. Seems pretty clear that this has happened before and is happening again this year.  Puck Daddy doesn’t mind it.  Grantland’s Sean McIndoe calls it a ‘disastrous situation’ and has some suggestions including one (Option 11) for a postseason tournament.  The idea of a postseason tournament is nice in theory but I wanted to sit down and see if it was possible to build a tournament which gave worse teams better odds of  […]