Episode 95 – The Passing Project

The guys have Ben Kerr from Last Word on Sports fill in for Joel, as Joel is away this week. Sean Tierney  joins The 4th Line to tell them about Ryan Stimson’s passing project, looking at locations of passes and if they lead to a shot attempt. Sean has been looking into this data seeing what this tells us, in regards to individual passes leading to shot attempts.

Ben and Carl also cover Jared Bednar coaching the Colorado Avalanche and the signings of Jiri Hudler by theDallas Stars and Brandon Pirri by the New York Rangers. Las Vegas also started filing trademarks and registering domains for new names, adding Sand Knights to Silver Knights, Desert Knights, Golden Knights, Red Hawks, Night Hawks and Desert Hawks. BODOG released their World Cup of Hockey odds and the guys give their betting tips. Lastly, they start the final 8 of the 4th Line Favorite bracket, as Sidney Crosby, John Tavares, Steven Stamkos and Erik Karlsson move into the 3rd round.

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