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Deep Learning is Coming to Hockey
Steve Mclean - Jul 30, 2020

Analytics have been transforming how we watch hockey. The revolution is just beginning. Statisticians and quantitative experts have led the way. Their impact has changed how we discuss and watch hockey. Analytics have been influential. Deep learning will be disruptive. Advances in computing and understanding of complex relationships will massively alter the sporting landscape. Hockey will […]

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Montreal Canadiens Sign Jake Evans
Doug Winkey - Sep 23, 2020

The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Jake Evans. The deal is for two years and will carry an average annual value of $750,000 if Evans is in the NHL. Montreal has been busy in recent weeks trading for Jake Allen and Joel Edmundson so this is a continuation of that aggressive offseason policy. The team announced the […]

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Bob Boughner Officially Named as San Jose Sharks Head Coach
Josh Erickson, Editor - Sep 22, 2020

The San Jose Sharks announced Tuesday afternoon that Bob Boughner has been officially hired as the team’s head coach, removing his interim title. He becomes the ninth head coach in San Jose history. Let’s make it official. Bob Boughner has been named the ninth #SJSharks head coach in franchise history! 🦈: https://t.co/s9SihMs3td pic.twitter.com/r8zOXwBGhn — San Jose […]

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2020-21 Market for NHL Goalies Will be Wide Open

It may be difficult to comprehend, yet the market for NHL goalies in 2020-21 may be similar to an expensive flea market. There could be up to 32 goalies possibly being moved. Now, some are rumours, to be honest. Yet, teams are strapped financially due to the pandemic.  The salary cap is being held at […]

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Roman Josi Wins the 2019-20 Norris Trophy
Brandon Higley-Blair - Sep 21, 2020

The NHL has announced that Nashville Predators defenceman Roman Josi has won the Hart Trophy. The Hart Trophy Belongs to Roman Josi The 6′-1″ tall captain of the Nashville Predators has just been awarded the highest honour of an NHL defenceman. Josi is the winner of the 2019-20 Hart Trophy. He finished second in the NHL […]

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Cale Makar Wins 2019-20 Calder Trophy

In a season where outstanding rookie defensemen made their mark, Cale Makar wins the Calder Trophy in a much-debated decision. The nominees have plenty to choose between them, and it couldn’t have been easy to limit the selections to three. Even here at LWOS, the nominations weren’t without their detractors, but Cale Makar, Quinn Hughes, […]

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Leon Draisaitl Wins 2019-20 Hart Trophy

Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers has won the NHL’s Hart Trophy for the 2019-2020 season. The award is given to the player deemed the most valuable in the league. He was chosen over Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche and the New York Rangers‘ Artemi Panarin. The league announced the award during its pregame […]

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Connor Hellebuyck Named 2019-20 Vezina Trophy Winner

With one of the most difficult seasons in National Hockey League history wrapping up within the next two weeks. The NHL players and fans will finally figure out who the Vezina Trophy winner is. After three incredible seasons, the finalists for this year’s Vezina Trophy are Tuukka Rask, Connor Hellebuyck, and Andrei Vasilevskiy. The winner was […]

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Minnesota Wild Will Not Re-Sign Mikko Koivu
Nathaniel Luers - Sep 19, 2020

It’s the end of an era for Mikko Koivu. The long-time captain of the Minnesota Wild is not going to be re-signed, the club announced. Although to some people this may not be a surprise, it still tugs on the heartstrings of fans in the State of Hockey. Mikko Koivu Will Not be Re-Signed Minnesota […]