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The Hockey PDOcast

With Dimitri Filipovic

Podcasted on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday (usually)

The Hockey PDOcast
May 24: Show Me The Money
May 24 2018
May 24: Show Me The Money
May 24 2018
William Kawam of Orr Hockey Group joins the show to discuss his time with the New York Rangers (1:05), and where they go from here with their rebuild (8:36). We also discuss using analytics to show the more subtle value of players without big point totals (16:46), how a No Move Clause can be used as a bargaining tool (23:40), going for a bridge deal versus a long-term extension (27:05), the pros and cons of tracking data from a player perspective (34:30), and how the success of the Golden Knights will impact players getting buried on their team's depth chart in the future (41:00).
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May 22: Going The Full 60
May 22 2018
In Part 1 of arguably one of the most anticipated crossover events in hockey podcasting history, Craig Custance joins the show to discuss covering the World Championships (1:23), the winners and losers of the Golden Knights playoff run (8:24), and whether their surprising success will have any longer term ramifications on the rest of the league (18:10). We also get into Capitals-Lightning (31:42), and look ahead to the most interesting teams to keep an eye on this summer (42:58).
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May 10: Revisionist History
May 10 2018
Nick Mercadante joins the show to discuss the remarkable run of the Vegas Golden Knights, how they've managed to do it and what makes them so special, and a number of other assorted topics. They include: The in-game experience in Vegas (0:30); How is the Golden Knights top line so effective? (18:30); Is Vegas' success a bad look for the league, and the GMs? (26:30); Marc-Andre Fleury's remarkable story (29:30); Braden Holtby's growing playoff resume (37:00); Tracking the puck and Andrei Vasilevskiy (46:00); Hockey broadcasts in 2018 (55:00).
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May 9: It All Comes Down to This
May 09 2018
Murat Ates joins the show to help deep dive the Jets vs. Predators series by highlighting the biggest takeaways from the first six games, and helping set the table for Game 7. Topics discussed include: Takeaways and Trends from the first 6 games (4:24); Patrik Laine's goal scoring struggles; Goaltending and defensive structure by the Jets (20:40); Head to Head Matchups and Player Usage (28:30); Looking ahead to the keys for Game 7 (36:20); The Playoff Format (47:00).
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