Commentary and analysis on sports fandom and Patrick Kane, Jarret Stoll signing with the Rangers, Sidney Crosby’s legacy and much more in this collection of hockey-blogging goodness.
HOCKEY IN SOCIETY: A reflection on sports fandom and how it pertains to the recent investigation involving Patrick Kane.
AWFUL ANNOUNCING: Andrew Bucholtz on the criticism leveled at The Buffalo News’ coverage of the Patrick Kane rape allegations.
PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert explains how Jarret Stoll might represent value over better players.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier examines the legacy of Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby.
JAPERS’ RINK: Ryan Stimson answers how the Washington Capitals can replace defenseman Mike Green via passing metrics.
THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Andy Dudones believes Sean Couturier is a steal at $26 million.
THE SIN BIN: Scotty Wazz on how Auston Matthews decision to play in Europe is comparable to young players who signed with IHL teams in the 1990s.
PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: Hockey analytics needs more theory, not just more data.
BLUESHIRT BANTER: Nick Mercadante on how employing comparative analysis tools can better evaluate goaltender performance.
GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe passes judgement on every Stanley Cup title awarded.