Wayne Gretzky | Mixed Views on Modern Hockey

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Why underdogs do better in hockey than basketball

A statistical analysis of luck vs skill in sports. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Sources: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00A07FR4W/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 https://sportchart.wordpress.com/2014/05/30/athlete-sizes-update/ http://www.insidethebook.com/ee/index.php/site/comments/true_talent_levels_for_sports_leagues/ http://blog.philbirnbaum.com/2013/01/luck-vs-talent-in-nhl-standings.html http://harvardsportsanalysis.org/2013/09/undeserving-champions-examining-variance-in-the-postseason/ /// In his book, The Success Equation, Michael Mauboussin places sports on the skill-luck continuum by using a statistical technique earlier demonstrated by sports data analysts. He found that season standings for the NBA reflect skill levels more so than the seasons of other major team sports, with NHL hockey being the sport closest to the luck side of the continuum. In this video we explore the characteristics of the sports that either enhance or diminish the influence of luck on the results, and we'll walk through the method for calculating the contribution of luck. /// Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o

Shattered: Former NHL star Kevin Stevens’s battle with addiction

Former NHLer Kevin Stevens was on top of the world in 1993, but a horrific injury sent his life spiralling downwards for two decades, even contemplating suicide. Friends and family have helped rebuild his life piece by piece. ---------------------------------------------- Subscribe to Sportsnet on YouTube - http://sprtsnt.ca/2paAT2L Visit Sportsnet.ca for more sports news and highlights - http://www.sportsnet.ca Follow Sportsnet on Facebook - http://sprtsnt.ca/YTFB Follow Sportsnet on Twitter - http://sprtsnt.ca/YTTWTR Follow Sportsnet on Instagram - http://sprtsnt.ca/YTINST Follow Sportsnet on Snapchat - http://sprtsnt.ca/YTSNAP

Jari Kurri Gretzky's wingman during Oilers dyansty

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This is why fighting is allowed in pro hockey

Fighting has been an officially accepted part of the hockey at the professional level for almost a century. In 1922, the National Hockey League incorporated Rule 56 into its official rule book, which governed what it then called "Fisticuffs" as an official part of the game. Today, the section of the NHL rule book dedicated to fighting is Rule 46. It says that referees are given “very wide latitude in the penalties with which they may impose under this rule.” According to former NHL official Kerry Fraser, fighting is technically a rule violation. Any player who fights is automatically subjected to sitting in the penalty box for at least five minutes. Additional penalties, including ejection, can be imposed if deemed necessary by the referee. We sought to understand why this sanctioned violence is still embraced by the league, which, based on a recent interview with its commissioner Gary Bettman, doesn't appear to be going away any time soon. Bettman called fighting a "thermostat" for the game, and that it "may prevent other injuries." According to author Ross Bernstein, who wrote the book "The Code: The Unwritten Rules of Fighting and Retaliation in the NHL," fighting is a way for the sport to "police itself," and to remind players that there are consequences for stepping over the line during play in such a way that "the Code" is violated. -------------------------------------------------- Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data that appeals to the next generation of leaders – the digital generation.

How Wayne Gretzky Earned His Nickname

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Wayne Gretzky loves hockey. But he calls the modern game more "robotic" and too expensive for kids.
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