Practical Concerns: Why Alfy should do analytics

Yesterday, the Ottawa Senators announced the hiring of Daniel Alfredsson as the team’s Senior Advisor to Hockey Operations. Alumni of the Hockey-Graphs blog Emmanuel Perry (who is a Senators fan) took advantage of the situation to come up with this (obvious hoax):


Now, the more I think about it, the more I believe that having someone like Daniel Alfredsson lead an NHL analytics group is actually a wonderful idea.

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