Is there an equivalent of a "Moneyball" for the NHL?
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04-24-2009, 11:38 PM
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That said from it seems that it is the west coast teams (SJS, LAK, VAN) that are the most inclined to use stats. Gillis is a former agent and therefore probably more comfortable with numbers. Sharks are in the heart of hi tech R&D and that environment might inform their management style. I don't know much about the Kings situation.
Lombardi is a former player agent too and was San Jose's GM until 2003, so he may have carried over what he learned/setup in San Jose to the Kings.
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