Episode 36: Shots Attempts Blocked

November 30, 2015

In this week's episode, a special guest co-host fills in for Patrick who is stuck in snowy Colorado. Mike provides some interesting data on blocked shots and Jonathan Toews, while Marie gets you updated on all the latest injury news. This week's unsustainable segment will focus on goalies. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Jonas Gustavsson, Curtis McElhinney, Kari Lehtonen, Jack Campbell, Keith Kinkaid, Thomas Greiss, Antti Raanta, Brian Elliott, Brandon Prust, Derek Dorsett, Clayton Stoner, Chris Stewart, Jared Boll, Gregory Campbell, Wayne Simmonds, Luke Schenn, Cody McLeod, Jordin Tootoo, Andy Andreoff, Kyle Clifford, Milan Lucic, Mark Borowiecki, Chris Neil, Andrew Hammond, Henrik Lundqvist, James Reimer, ,Ben Bishop, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Roberto Luongo, Petr Mrazek, Jake Allen, Carey Price, Antti Niemi, Tuukka Rask, Steve Mason, Jonas Hiller, Brendan Gallagher, Nathan Gerbe, Torrey Mitchell, Tyler Ennis, Shane Doan, Nail Yakupov, Derek Stepan, Tyler Johnson, Carter Hutton, Jason Demers, Brandon Dubinsky, Sidney Crosby, Brent Burns, Jonathan Toews.

Opening song credit:
Speak Uneasy by The Holy Mess (Bandcamp: The Holy Mess)

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Episode 35: Wrestling With Vietnamese Children

November 23, 2015

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick explore time-on-ice trends and the impact they're having on fantasy hockey production. Mike recounts a story of wrestling Vietnamese children in his neighborhood and lets you know which skaters are performing at unsustainable levels. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Keith Yandle, Matt Moulson, Shea Weber, Chris Kunitz, Sidney Crosby, Marian Gaborik, Patric Hornqvist, Claude Giroux, Tyler Seguin, Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko, Steven Stamkos, Anton Khudobin, Linus Ullmark, Scott Darling, Carter Hutton, Thomas Greiss, Antti Raanta, Andrew Hammond, Jeff Zatkoff, Philipp Grubauer, Cory Schneider, Keith Kinkaid, Carey Price, Mike Condon, Brandon Bollig, Clayton Stoner, Patrick Maroon, Kevin Bieksa, Deryk Engelland, Mark Borowiecki, Cody McLeod, Chris Neil, Jared Boll, Kevin Connauton, Troy Brouwer, Steve Ott, Kyle Turris, Jamie Benn, Tyler Toffoli, ,Shea Weber, Dale Weise, Matt Duchene, Marian Hossa, Carl Soderberg, Tyler Johnson, Wayne Simmonds, Radim Vrbata, Nail Yakupov, Sidney Crosby, Tomas Hertl, Kris Letang, ,Torey Krug, Jakob Silfverberg, Nazem Kadri, Dustin Brown, Nick Foligno, Jakub Voracek, Ondrej Pavelec, Michael Hutchinson, Connor Hellebuyck, Mike Smith, Anders Lindback, Ryan White, Brandon Sutter, Jason Demers, Hampus Lindholm, Olli Maatta, Marco Scandella, Dmitry Kulikov, Kevan Miller, Fedor Tyutin, Cody Goloubef, Ben Hutton, Semyon Varlamov, Calvin Pickard, Reto Berra, Carey Price, Evander Kane, Colton Parayko, Brad Richards, Ryan Callahan, Aaron Ekblad, Aleksander Barkov, Jaromir Jagr, Zach Parise.

Opening song credit:
Speak Uneasy by The Holy Mess (Bandcamp: The Holy Mess)

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Episode 34: How the NHL Saved the MP3

November 15, 2015

In this week's episode, Patrick gives you a history lesson on how the MP3 was almost killed by the NHL lockout. Mike gives you a tour of which NHL players are posting atypical IPP values and lets you know which goalies are performing at unsustainable levels. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Steen, Oscar Lindberg, Blake Wheeler, Thomas Vanek, Andrew Ladd, Connor McDavid, Carl Soderberg, Ryan Strome, T.J. Oshie, Milan Lucic, Nick Bjugstad, Eric Staal, Patrick Sharp, Anton Khudobin, Cam Ward, Eddie Lack, Curtis McElhinney, Sergei Bobrovsky, Scott Darling, Corey Crawford, Jimmy Howard, Petr Mrazek, Jhonas Enroth, Carey Price, Mike Condon, Dustin Tokarski, Carter Hutton, Alex Stalock, Brian Elliott, Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer, Gregory Campbell, Mark Borowiecki, Mike Brown, Bobby Farnham, Brandon Prust, Alexandre Burrows, Jordin Tootoo, Reto Berra, Henrik Lundqvist, Andrew Hammond, Jake Allen, Michal Neuvirth, James Reimer, Cory Schneider, Jeff Zatkoff, Michael Hutchinson, Keith Kinkaid, Kari Lehtonen, Frederik Andersen, Pekka Rinne, Devan Dubnyk, Antti Niemi, Craig Anderson, Roberto Luongo, Chad Johnson, Jonas Hiller, Tuukka Rask, Steve Mason, Brandon Dubinsky, Mark Streit, Mike Weber, R.J. Umberger, Semyon Varlamov, Kyle Quincey, ,Alexander Khokhlachev, Ondrej Palat, Paul Gaustad, Brooks Orpik, Steve Downie, Kyle Turris, Jared Cowen, Duncan Keith, Michal Rozsival, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Zach Parise, ,Brad Marchand, Gabriel Landeskog, Teemu Pulkkinen, Kevin Poulin, Marty Havlat, Shayne Gostisbehere, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel.

Opening song credit:

Speak Uneasy by The Holy Mess (Bandcamp: The Holy Mess)

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Episode 33: Average Shot Location

November 9, 2015

In this week's episode, Mike and Patrick introduce you to the idea of using average shot location data as a fantasy hockey tool. Some big names in fantasy hockey are impacted by this idea so you don't want to miss this. Learn why the Buffalo Sabres lead the league in shots on goal, but rank poorly in goals for. Find out which left wing is on the block in the NHL and which skaters are performing at unsustainable levels. We'll help you use this week's NHL schedule to your advantage and get you updated on all of the latest injury news as well.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Sidney Crosby, Jakub Voracek, Dustin Brown, Nathan MacKinnon, Phil Kessel, Brendan Gallagher, Alexander Steen, Taylor Hall, Jamie Benn, Kyle Turris, Tuukka Rask, Carey Price, Dennis Seidenberg, Jonas Gustavsson, Curtis McElhinney, Scott Darling, Corey Crawford, Antti Raanta, Jeff Zatkoff, Alex Stalock, Braden Holtby, Philipp Grubauer, Cory Schneider, Steve Ott, Joel Edmundson, Robert Bortuzzo, Jordin Tootoo, Cody McLeod, Adam McQuaid, Zac Rinaldo, Mike Brown, ,Mike Weber, Josh Gorges, John Scott, Brandon Prust, Brent Seabrook, Duncan Keith, Kyle Turris, David Krejci, Dustin Brown, Tyler Johnson, Mike Condon, Zach Parise, Justin Fontaine, Tyler Graovac, Jiri Sekac, David Clarkson, Jonathan Bernier, James Reimer, Ondrej Palat, Rick Nash, Marian Hossa, Steve Mason, Artem Anisimov, Patrick Sharp, Connor McDavid, Michael Del Zotto, Jonathan Drouin, Mike Green, Eric Fehr, Kevin Shattenkirk, Ryan Getzlaf, Brian Elliott, John Tavares, Vladimir Tarasenko, Mike Hoffman, Jaromir Jagr, Jacob Markstrom, Mark Stone, Landon Ferraro, Ryan Reaves, Anze Kopitar, Marty Havlat, Patrick Kane, ,Max Pacioretty, Artemi Panarin, Jonathan Toews, Ryan Garbutt, Teuvo Teravainen, Patrick Marleau, Antti Niemi, Kari Lehtonen.

Opening song credit:
Live on WFMU on Evan "Funk" Davies show - Nov 20, 2013 (Valley Lodge) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

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Episode 32: The Needle and the Damage Done

November 2, 2015

What starts out as a discussion on using cookies as a weapon evolves into a talk on whether or not you should put non-starting goalies on your bench on any given day. Mike will walk you through all of the goalies in the NHL performing at unsustainable levels so far this season, while Patrick gives you advice on this week's schedule. Find out why the schedules for Winnipeg and Columbus could lead to interesting goalie dynamics in the coming weeks. And don't miss out on what happens for the 'Bread Man' on Monday.

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Players mentioned in this episode: Frederik Andersen, Anton Khudobin, Jonas Gustavsson, Cam Ward, Eddie Lack, Scott Darling, Sergei Bobrovsky, Curtis McElhinney, Reto Berra, Semyon Varlamov, Antti Niemi, Kari Lehtonen, Al Montoya, Jhonas Enroth, Jonathan Quick, Antti Raanta, Steve Mason, Michal Neuvirth, Jeff Zatkoff, Jake Allen, Brian Elliott, Jonathan Bernier, James Reimer, Ryan Miller, Ondrej Pavelec, Michael Hutchinson, Roberto Luongo, Henrik Lundqvist, Martin Jones, Marc-Andre Fleury, Corey Crawford, Carey Price, Mike Condon, Dustin Tokarski, Braden Holtby, Craig Anderson, Chad Johnson, Tuukka Rask, Justin Fontaine, Marian Hossa, Brandon Prust, Jonas Hiller, Justin Schultz, Ryan Getzlaf, Jaromir Jagr, Aleksander Barkov, Brad Richards, Evander Kane, Mike Green, Thomas Hickey, Jonathan Drouin, Cedric Paquette, Tyler Ennis, Scott Harrington, Pavel Datsyuk, Dylan Larkin, Tomas Tatar, Gustav Nyquist, Riley Sheahan, TJ Brodie, Matt Beleskey, Griffin Reinhart, Alexander Burmistrov, Jared Spurgeon, Mark Stone, Landon Ferraro, P.K. Subban, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Ben Bishop, Artemi Panarin, Jonathan Toews, Ryan Garbutt, Jack Eichel, Johan Larsson, Sam Reinhart, Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin, Devan Dubnyk.

Opening song credit:
Live on WFMU on Evan "Funk" Davies show - Nov 20, 2013 (Valley Lodge) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

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