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NHL Playoffs: who will win tonight? Predictions for April 24th

Welcome to the daily playoff probabilities update. Here you can find win probabilities for each of the day’s NHL games, as well as player-level goal-scoring, point-producing, and “Top Threat” probabilities. These probabilities are calculated via the datadrivenhockey game simulation model, GPM1. Information about the model and links to get access to even more model outputs […]

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Edmonton Oilers: Credit Is Due

The inspiration for this article comes from the tweets of @mathewjdp. So far this season, it seems that Bouchard has been struggling on both the offensive and defensive sides of the game. Offensively, it has been a step down on the score sheet compared to last season, as through 15 games, Evan Bouchard has a […]

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Oilers: Is Kulak Ready For A Top 4 Role?

Last season, Ken Holland and the Oilers were on the market for a left-defenseman who could shore up the 3rd pair, bringing a more defensive presence to the line. There were two main names the Oilers were looking at, Colton Soucy and Brett Kulak. Funny enough, both are Edmonton natives, with Soucy being born in […]

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Avalanche forward Artturi Lehkonen taking a shot while Blues defender Justin Faulk attempts to check him

Analysis: Avalanche lock it down defensively in Game 3

Game Overview After their first loss of the playoffs Thursday, the Avalanche looked to rebound on the road. The team started off slow, falling behind 4 minutes in off an unfortunate deflection by Devon Toews on a Colton Parayko bomb. It took a bit more time, but eventually, the Avalanche stepped up their game. Most […]

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Matthews bench run after a goal Photo by André Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images

Toronto Maple Leafs 1/3 Season Recap, Part 1

Here we are Leaf land, a third of the way through the 2021-22 season, and what a rollercoaster it has been. From a jersey tossed onto the ice to a 16-3-1 run that has the team sitting tied for 2nd in the league, a dominant motif through it all has been the term “regression to […]

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Jack Campbell Celebrates Win

It’s About Time We Stop Talking About A Goalie Controversy In Toronto, Isn’t It?

It seems like every other day; there’s a new article in Leaf land, a new radio hit or television segment about the unproven goaltending tandem guarding the Leafs’ crease. In a preseason goalie ranking for, NHL analyst and former NHL goalie Mike Mckenna ranked Toronto’s tandem 19th in the league behind Anton Khudobin and […]

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