For those who are interested, there's a sports analytics conference, if you want to call it that, that's been happening all day. Hockey scouts/coaches/GMs are now doing there part of it. If you follow enough hockey people on twitter, you should be able to pick up most of it.
A few interesting nuggets thus far.
And we're off. Burke asked immediately if his view on analytics has changed. Says no immediately: "I think it's an eyeballs business."
All sides agree plus/minus a useless stat. Burke: "If you're on a horse[bleep] team, you're probably a minus player."
Don Sweeney says the Bruins track the type of shot quality that is produced when Patrice Bergeron is on the ice to help define his value.
In defending Ovechkin, Don Fishman says AO's ability to score clutch goals isn't always appreciated: "That's the thing analytics misses."