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Pulling the Goalie: When's the Best Time?
Recently, we came across a curious monograph that tackles that eternal question: When is the best time to pull the goalie? It's called "Pulling the Goalie: Hockey and Investment Implications" and the hockey argument, buttressed by applied mathematics, is that most coaches wait too long, thus reducing their team's chances of tying the game and getting to overtime. ... read more

46 Former Prep Players in NHL this Season So Far
Last season we made two lists of former prep players who had appeared in one or more NHL games in the 2017-18 season. We did the first one around Christmas, and the final one in June. There were 57 former prep players on that final list. ... read more

NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings
NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings, January 21, 2019 -- To no one's surprise, NHL Central Scouting has NTDP U-18 center Jack Hughes as the top-ranked North American skater in this year's Midterm Rankings, released today. Hughes, along with #5Alex Turcotte, #6 Matt Boldy, and #7 Trevor Zegras gives the U.S. four of the top seven North American skaters, all from the NTDP. For the U.S., there's a dropoff after that, but... ... read more

USPHL All-Star Games Rosters & Schedule
On Monday, January 21st (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) the USPHL will be holding its All-Star-Games at Merrimack College. ... read more

NCDC, USPHL Showcase This Weekend
The National Development Conference (NCDC), all three divisions of the USPHL Premier League, as well as the USPHL Elite teams will be in action at the league's winter showcase at the New England Sports Center this weekend, Fri.-Mon. Jan. 4-7. ... read more