Hockey Graphs Podcast Episode 16 - Trouble in Canuck Land

Rhys Jessop
May 14 2015 08:40PM

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On this (already out-of-date!) episode of the Hockey Graphs podcast, Rhys and Garret have a look at Vancouver locking up some of their defensive prospects, break down how an Eddie Lack trade could benefit Vancouver, and talk about a Jets prospect playing in the QMJHL finals.

Join us after the jump to listen!

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The Winnipeg Jets selections for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft has been set

Garret Hohl
May 14 2015 08:00AM

The Winnipeg Jets 2015 draft selections have been set with the Washington Capitals losing to the New York Rangers in the conference semi-finals.

The Jets shall select 17th, 25th, and 47th in what is being touted as a decently deep draft in potential NHL talent.

While the current draft stock may be deeper than the average year, it is important to keep some perspective in what these selections are likely to become.

We'll look at the outcomes for picks of the same selection over a ten year period.

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Winnipeg Jets By The Numbers: Blake Wheeler 2014-2015

Garret Hohl
May 14 2015 07:00AM

The season has been laid to rest.

Fans have completed their lamenting of the Anaheim Ducks sweeping the Winnipeg Jets. The healing process has begun.

But, before full closure can be completed, an autopsy of the Jets season must be initiated.

We turn our evidence-based breakdown of the Jets season to the scorer extraordinaire, Blake Wheeler.

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Winnipeg Jets By The Numbers: Anthony Peluso 2014-2015

Garret Hohl
May 13 2015 07:00AM

The season has been laid to rest.

Fans have completed their lamenting of the Anaheim Ducks sweeping the Winnipeg Jets. The healing process has begun.

But, before full closure can be completed, an autopsy of the Jets season must be initiated.

We turn our evidence-based breakdown of the Jets season to the pugilist, Anthony Peluso.

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Draft Theory: On Risk and Reward

Garret Hohl
May 12 2015 12:30PM

As the 2015 NHL Entry Draft quickly approaches us, we look more into draft theory and discuss processes that allow one to maximize their success.

Most draft services open to the public will discuss two factors in a prospect: risk and reward.

The higher a player's ceiling, the more potential reward a prospect has. While sometimes this varies, for the most part public third party scouting services agree on upside with each other, the numbers, and how players historically turn out.

There does seem to be an inefficiency though, and that is in determining risk. The more one immerses themselves in draft analytics the more one discovers that their is a flaw in risk assessment.

Here are two players familiar to Winnipeg Jets fans to represent this difference.

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