Carolina Hurricanes Penalty Kill: Why it is Effective

The Carolina Hurricanes are struggling this season, so far. However, one part of their game  is highly effective: their penalty kill. 16 games into the season, they PK has a success rate of 91%, 5% higher than the team in 5th place. Carolina has taken 110 minutes worth of penalties this season, making them the … Continue reading Carolina Hurricanes Penalty Kill: Why it is Effective

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The Hunwick Effect

When Matt Hunwick signed with the Leafs last summer, that raised some eyebrows. Hunwick, an NHL journeyman, was trumpeted by Leafs brass as a "Pro's pro" and "Guy who does it right." He might be that, all signs point to him having a really good work ethic, which is a good example for the young … Continue reading The Hunwick Effect