July 17, 2020

How Players and Teams Use Analytics with Sam Gagner | Episode #20

How Players and Teams Use Analytics with Sam Gagner | Episode #20

In this episode, we talk with NHL player Sam Gagner, currently on the Detroit Red Wings, about the NHL restart plan and how excite players are to get back to playing. We also cover some questions and concerns that fans and players might be having regarding scheduling, safety, and playing in empty stadiums. Lastly, we discuss how different players and teams use analytics to their benefit and how these advanced stats will continue to be used in the game and how the new generation of players are better because of them. We also hear a really cool story about a bet that Gagner and Nugent-Hopkins made about Barzal and McDavid.

Don't forget to check us out on IG @talkinghockey for more consistent news and insights!


In this episode, we talk with NHL player Sam Gagner, currently on the Detroit Red Wings, about the NHL restart plan and how excite players are to get back to playing. We also cover some questions and concerns that fans and players might be having regarding scheduling, safety, and playing in empty stadiums. Lastly, we discuss how different players and teams use analytics to their benefit and how these advanced stats will continue to be used in the game and how the new generation of players are better because of them. We also hear a really cool story about a bet that Gagner and Nugent-Hopkins made about Barzal and McDavid.

Don't forget to check us out on IG @talkinghockey for more consistent news and insights!