Mirtle, the future of hockey analytics
As a hockey writer James Mirtle doesn’t care about being a numbers guy, being the first one to tweet something, or having the popular opinion. For Mirtle, hockey writing is about being right. And his ability to be right over the course of his career is what made Mirtle the important voice in the hockey […]
The OHL recruits your son, what’s next?
Despite declining enrollment numbers in the sport of hockey there are still over 600,000 kids under the age of 15 who play hockey in Canada. This year alone there are over a thousand players eligible for the 2015 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection draft. Most hockey parents dream of seeing their son drafted to a […]
Gold medallist savours past while looking to the future
The crowd rises to their feet and the cheers that fill the arena become louder. 6…5…4… Jayna Hefford looks up to the scoreboard, a smile forms on her face as the clock ticks down. When she looks back at that moment, she says, “It’s still sort of hard to believe.” **** It all began for […]
NHL’s biggest comeback… the fans!
Across from Rogers Arena in Vancouver, in a Costco parking lot, two silky green figures exit a car and make their way to the rink. Known to many in the hockey world as Sully and Force, the Green Men remain faceless and anonymous to everyone in the sporting world. As the first inductees into ESPN’s […]