The Hockey PDOcast: How the Canadiens can optimize Weber’s talents

Dan Murphy reports from Vernon, B.C. where Shea Weber is excited to begin a new chapter with the Montreal Canadiens.

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The Hockey PDOcast offers entertaining and thoughtful dialogue about the game of hockey. There’s obviously an analytical tinge to the conversation, but it’s not as nerdy as it may initially sound.

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Andrew Berkshire and Jack Han join Dimitri Filipovic to discuss how the Montreal Canadiens will need to adjust to life without P.K. Subban, weigh the pros and cons of Shea Weber’s game, and look at how video work and data is the next frontier for analysis.

Here’s a quick rundown of the topics covered:

1:00 Using video analysis to evaluate systems
8:00 The P.K. Subban trade
16:30 Optimizing Shea Weber’s talents
22:00 Michel Therrien’s zone exit strategy

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