The official Hockey Prospectus podcast! Join us as hosts Timo Seppa and Matthew Coller discuss and analyze current events from around the world of hockey.
Here's the Latest Episode from Hockey Prospectus Radio:
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell take Twitter questions about Evander Kane, Gary Bettman and defensive metrics
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnel speak with Dawson Sprigings AKA "DTMAH" (Don't Tell Me About Heart) on Twitter about Corsi and how to use statistics to analyze players using numbers, the eye test and all the factors that contribute into both.
Matt and Shane give their immediate reactions to a wild day in hockey trades
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman discuss the picks by Western teams in depth.
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman go team by team breaking down each club's draft.
Matthew Coller and Matt Kory discuss how Capitals fans should feel about their early exit and how they should approach the offseason
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell talk about how teams will react to the Penguins winning the Cup
Shane O'Donnell and Matthew Coller discuss Sharks-Penguins and 5 key matchups. Plus Shane has some strange music and food takes.
Ryan Wagman joins Matthew Coller to discussion the top 60 prospects
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell talk about all the teams who were eliminated in the playoffs - though they forgot Minnesota (sorry, Wild!). Why were they booted from the playoffs? What's the long-term outlook?
Matthew Coller and BP/Fangraphs writer Matt Kory get together for a chat about Crosby and Ovechkin and why this series shapes each player's legacy
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell talk about what has surprised them about the Stanley Cup playoffs
Shane O'Donnell guest-hosts for Matthew on this episode and talks about what stats best predict playoff winners.
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell go team by team and discuss which club they don't want to face in the post-season.
The Senators are in a really bad spot. Can Shane and Matt rebuild them?
Will the Flyers make it?
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell chat about the Bruins' chances, best duos in the game and current playoff matchups.
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell discuss the Andrew Ladd trade and dig into the Rangers and Panthers' situations
Shane and Matt talk analytics conference in Florida and tough UFA decisions
Shane and Matt talk analytics conference in Florida and tough UFA decisions
Terrific hockey analyst Arik Parnass discussed what makes Washington so darn good on the power play and which teams are in tough at the deadline
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell look into the fall of the Montreal Canadiens and whether they can recover for a playoff run
Matt and Shane talk about Barkov's new contract
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman break down the potential 2016 top 5 in the draft
Matthew Coller and Matt Kory get together to chat Caps and why they're an unstoppable force.
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell ask: Have the Leafs overachieved or underachieved?
Shane is stunned the Predators traded Seth Jones
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell analyze the Jonathan Drouin situation
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell make bold predictions for next year
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell explore the idea of trading the Penguins' star players.
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell break down factors surrounding Stamkos and dig into a Bergeron/Marchand and Toews/Kane debate.
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell talk about the future for the Buffalo Sabres, the Tampa Bay Lightning's decision to sign Jon Cooper to a long-term contract extension and lots more.
Adam Gretz of CBS looks into what's wrong with the Pens and what's right with the Rangers. Also Stamkos, the All-Star Game format and coaches challenges.
Ryan Wagman and Matthew Coller discuss Connor McDavid's injury and Auston Matthews playing in the Swiss league
Matthew Coller and Shane O'Donnell discuss possible scenarios with Steven Stamkos.
Writer Matt Kory stops by to talk about the Capitals' season and whether this year is their year
One of the top analytics writers Matt Cane talks about the Jackets' decision to hire John Tortorella
Matthew Coller and Dimitri Filipovic talk about the strange case of the Canucks, who were supposed to be a mess, but have played well to open the season
Shane O'Donnell talks about how the Florida Panthers will soon be a force
Timo Seppa and Matthew Coller look at HP's projections for this season
Micah McCurdy talks Hockey data Viz and the Canucks
After releasing an update to his book, Rob Vollman discusses where analytics stand in the NHL today
Ryan Stimson has been working for over a year with a group of trackers to bring us passing analytics. He explains his project as well as giving some takes on the direction of his favorite team, the New Jersey Devils
Ryan Wagman and Matthew Coller talk about the 2015 draft and the top 100 prospects
Matt Cane compares what the numbers predicted to playoff results
What's the future for the Oilers now that they have McDavid?
Arik Parnass talks Carey Price and more
Sam Hitchcock of HP talks about a potential overtime format change and who he likes in the post-season
Ryan Wagman talks about how good McDavid might be next year, where he'd like to see him and the Leafs' drama
Hockey Prospectus contributor Matt Cane digs into the deadline
Listen to three of the best analytics analysts talk about the NHL's new stats page and the trade deadline
Matthew Coller and Matthew Kory break down the rise of baseball analytics and hockey
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz look into why the Pens are in trouble
Top analytics dogs got together and talked trade and the future of hockey stats
Matthew and Sam Hitchcock talk ASG weekend
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman break down prospects' performance in the CHL/NHL prospects game
Matthew Coller and CBS' Adam Gretz go around the NHL and talk contenders
Ryan Wagman joins Matthew Coller to break down the best performances of the World Juniors
Matthew Coller and Matt Cane assess the Leafs' decision to fire Randy Carlyle.
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman dig into World Junior action
Will Edmonton get McDavid? How do they clean up their mess? Jonathan Willis of SportsNet and the Edmonton Journal breaks it down and has a few laughs as well
Matthew Coller and Ryan Stimson talk passing stat tracking and the New Jersey Devils
Matthew Coller and Jeff Levine talk legal issues surrounding the NHL including mumps and Slava Voynov's domestic violence case
Matthew Coller and Arik Parnass break down the Oilers' issues
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman break down the Leafs
Arik Parnass talks about the Canadiens and whether they are good
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock break down the crazy decision to re-sign Fleury to a big deal
Matthew and Timo Seppa look into recent hires and how teams can maximize their use of analytics
Matthew Coller and popular analytics writer Jen Lute Costella break down Chicago and go in-depth about the Summer of Analytics
Matthew Coller and Kent Wilson break down the Flames' rebuild and analytics hires
Matthew Coller catches up with analytics guru Rob Vollman about the predictions in the NHL for each division.
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman talk Atlantic Division
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz break down the Metro division
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock run through the Central Division
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock dive into each team in the Pacific Division
Stat guru Robert Vollman talks with Matthew Coller about his new book Hockey Abstract 2014 and the state of stats
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock break down the best and most confusing moves of July 1
Timo Seppa breaks down Game 4 of the Cup Final
Timo Seppa previews Kings-Rangers
HP Editor and Chief talks Cup Finals
Matthew Coller and Kent Wilson talk about their takeaways from the Kings' post-season dominance
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz talk Cup Finals and why the Rangers have a chance
Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa analyze Rangers-Kings from every angle
Matthew Coller and Leslie Treff look at several teams' situations going into the draft
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock talk Conference Finals
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz analyze the Penguins' Game 7 loss
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz talk Crosby and underrated players in the playoffs
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman discuss Montreal's makeup
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock break down Avs-Wild and Kings-Sharks
Matthew Coller and Matt Pfeffer look at RFAs
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz talk about Marc-Andre Fleury and the post-season
Matthew Coller and Jeff Levine talk about Toronto's decision to bring in Brendan Shanahan
Matthew Coller and HockeyBuzz writer Ryan Wilson analyze the Penguins' chances
Matthew Coller and Leslie Treff discuss Florida winning the lottery
Matthew Coller and Matt Pfeffer discuss how teams should approach rebuilding
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman discuss what went wrong with the Maple Leafs and where they are going.
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock discuss the Norris Trophy candidates
Matthew Coller and Leslie Treff talk NHL draft
Matthew Coller and Matt Pfeffer begin a new series looking into GM's decisions.
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock talk about the East's best. Can anyone beat the Bruins?
Matthew Coller and Sam Hitchcock talk about the best teams in the west and their chances to go all the way.
Matthew Coller and Erik Yost talk about the Flyers' trade for Andrew MacDonald and some rule changes
Matthew Coller and Matt Pfeffer talk about the new stats on Hockey Prospectus
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz analyze the top deadline trades including St. Louis to the Rangers, the Sabres' sell off and Garth Snow's failure.
Matthew Coller and sports law expert Jeff Levine talk about Pat LaFontaine's exit from Buffalo
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman break down Buffalo's trade to send Ryan Miller to St. Louis
Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa break down which teams should make big moves and which should hold off
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz talk about Ryan Miller's trade possibilities
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman talk about USA's loss to Finland and Canada v. Sweden
Why did Russia lose? Is it more simple than you think?
Matthew Coller went on a road trip to see Connor McDavid. The phenom had his worst game of the year.
Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa talk about the preliminary rounds, including USA's win over Russia
Matthew Coller and Matt Pfeffer talk about how teams should approach the trade deadline
Matthew Coller and Jeff Levine discuss Sochi and the future of the NHL and Olympics
Will they still move a young defenseman? Add a veteran? Should they boost their bottom six?
Matthew Coller talks about Colorado's franchise goalie and his new deal
Matthew Coller and Ryan Schwepfinger talk fringe teams in the East
Matthew Coller talks about the Buffalo Sabres’ potential partners for trading Ryan Miller. Do the St. Louis Blues have anyone in the minors they could deal for Miller?
Matthew Coller discusses the recent struggles of Martin Brodeur as well as the incredible 59-save performance by Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens.
Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa break down the Olympics and put odds on the Gold, Silver and Bronze
Matthew Coller and Ryan Wagman discuss the Predators, Oilers, Rangers' trades and the Leafs' win streak
Matthew discusses the 15-day suspension to Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella, and two of the top scorers who will be highly sought after at the trade deadline. Should their teams try to keep them or deal them to the highest bidder? (9:43)
Matthew Coller talks with Ryan Wagman about how Team Canada compares to the rest of the world and whether the Leafs should make a deadline move (32:16).
Matthew Coller and hockey coach Adam Qutaishat discuss Adam’s GVT-based research about the best lines and best pairings in the NHL (24:12).
Matthew Coller and Adam Gretz analyze the bogus Bobby Ryan controversy and go position-by-position with the USA Olympic roster (22:53).
Host Matthew Coller and HP prospect expert Leslie Treff break down the first leg of the World Junior Championships. How have this year’s potential top picks fared? Who does Leslie compare Connor McDavid to (29:58)?
Fresh off seeing them in a 4-1 loss to Boston on Saturday night, Timo Seppa joins Matt to reflect on the Sabres disappointing roster and the open GM gig (45:55).
Prospect guru Corey Pronman of HP and ESPN joins Matt to preview the upcoming 2014 World Junior Championship (24:12). [Updated with full audio file now]
Host Matthew Coller talks with Ottawa 67’s statistical analyst Matt Pfeffer about his job, “shot quality”, and where stats in hockey are headed (34:27).
Host Matthew Coller and Jeff Levine – a former lawyer for an NHL team – talk about the recent concussion lawsuit, and whether former NHLers could get a similar settlement to what the NFL recently paid out.
Host Matthew Coller and HP raconteur Ryan Wagman discuss the Subway Series Series, some recent NHL trades, and why the West is best (40:30).
Host Matthew Coller chats with HP prospect expert Leslie Treff about the 2014 NHL Entry Draft and some of the top players teams might be targeting (27:23).
Host Matthew Coller and HP editor Timo Seppa talk about a long-awaited day of big changes for the Sabres, with Darcy Regier and Ron Rolston out, and Pat Lafontaine and Ted Nolan in (33:35).
Matthew Coller and Hockey Prospectus author Ryan Wagman discuss whether Toronto’s success is luck or skill, and hit on the Oilers, Panthers, and Hall of Fame (24:34).
Host Matthew Coller and HP contributor Erik Yost talk about the Flyers’ future. Will Paul Holmgren get the ax? Will Giroux ever find his groove? Plus, Erik’s live witnessing of Ray Emery’s assault on Braden Holtby (21:09).
Host Matthew Coller is joined by HP editor-in-chief Timo Seppa, to talk about tonight’s surprise trade between the Sabres and Islanders (16:26).
In this episode, host Matthew Coller speaks with attorney Jeffrey Levine, currently a professor at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, about legal ramifications of head shots and concussions in the National Hockey League (25:11).
In this week’s episode, host Matthew Coller talks fantasy hockey with managing editor Ryan Schwepfinger. Ryan gives you the “buy or sell” on the hot-starting goalies around the NHL, and which 2013 draftees might make the biggest fantasy impact (24:46).
Host Matthew Coller is joined by HP editor-in-chief Timo Seppa, talking about the Blue Jackets, Sabres, and a strange incident with the Zamboni at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday night (17:19).
Hockey Prospectus Radio host Matthew Coller is joined by HP author Adam Gretz to discuss the surprising firing of Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette, after only three games. Or is it that surprising (11:12)?
Host Matthew Coller is joined by editor-in-chief Timo Seppa to preview the Pacific Division. If you haven’t seen the VUKOTA projections yet, you may be very surprised to see how the teams are expected to finish.
Editor-in-Chief Timo Seppa joins newlywed Matthew Coller to preview the new Central Division, arguably the weakest Division in hockey. Take heart, Winnipeg Jets fans!
Editor-in-Chief Timo Seppa joins married-man-to-be, host Matthew Coller, for a second night in a row, this time to preview the other half of the Eastern Conference, the new Atlantic Division.
Hockey Prospectus Radio podcast is back for its third season. Host Matthew Coller discusses the new eight-team Metropolitan Division with editor-in-chief Timo Seppa, kicking off our Division previews. You might be surprised at who ranks third, and last, in hockey’s toughest division.
In the first segment, hosts Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa examine the recent firing of Rangers head coach John Tortorella and ponder the potential replacements. Then, they are joined by Hockey Prospectus author Rob Vollman to discuss the playoffs to date, and look ahead to two fantastic Conference Finals, Pittsburgh vs. Boston and Chicago vs. Los Angeles.
Hosts Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa break down the first round playoff series in the Eastern Conference before bringing in long-time Hockey Prospectus authors Rob Vollman and Jonathan Willis discuss their preview articles for the four Western Conference matchups. It’s a square table, folks. Buh-dump-bump.
Hosts Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa discuss the coaching change in Tampa Bay (no Lindy Ruff) and teams’ needs heading toward the trade deadline. They are joined for the second segment by HP’s fantasy writer Ryan Schwepfinger, who weighs in on real-life trade possibilities in the Pacific Division as well.
Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa talk about the impact of Jarmo Kekalainen taking over in Columbus, and discuss the way ahead for the Blue Jackets. The hosts wrap up by talking about the impact that unsigned RFA Ryan O’Reilly could make on a variety of teams, and the floundering Buffalo Sabres in particular.
Hosts Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa weigh in on the early season, discussing the increased power play opportunities and high PP% that is driving roughly 2x the amount of power play goals in the early season; the Rangers super first line of Rick Nash, Marian Gaborik, and Mike Richards; the “real” impacts of Zack Kassian and Cody Hodgson. Then they’re joined for a discussion of fantasy hockey with new Hockey Prospectus author Ryan Schwepfinger, who talks about his methodology in looking for favorable weekly matchups; waiver wire pickups; and the fantasy impacts of Zack Kassian and Cody Hodgson.
Hosts Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa continue kicking off a new season of NHL hockey with the second half of our 2012-13 preview, covering the Western Conference. Hockey Prospectus author Jonathan Willis, also of Edmonton Journal, joins the guys to discuss the Northwest Division, and then the boys take it home by going through our projections of the Central and Pacific Divisions.
Hosts Matthew Coller and Timo Seppa kick off a new season of NHL hockey and a new season of podcasts. Hockey Prospectus author Tom Awad, the creator of GVT and VUKOTA, stops by to talk about his projections for 2012-13 as well as to help preview the Northeast Division, which includes his hometown Habs. Matt and Timo continue through the Atlantic and Southeast Divisions.—Our Hockey Prospectus Radio podcasts are now available on iTunes!Thanks to Matt Pfeffer for his help with that.—Stay tuned for the Western Conference preview later this week.—Tune into NHL Network Radio’s The War Room with Mick Kern and Peter Berce on Thursday 1/17 from 11-12 am: Timo Seppa will be their guest for the entire hour, previewing the NHL season from a stats perspective. XM Radio, channel 92.
Hosts Timo Seppa and Matthew Coller speak with fellow authors Rob Vollman and Jonathan Willis about our new book Hockey Prospectus 2012-13. We discuss Player Usage Charts, featured in all 30 team chapters, with Rob, their innovator. Rob also lets us know why Nashville might be due for a setback, as Anaheim was in 2011-12. Jonathan weighs in on his local team, Edmonton, before helping us out to discuss a weighty issue - the current CBA negotiations. Finally, Timo, Matt, and Jon give their thoughts on the AHL, which all of them have been following closely…in the absence of NHL hockey.