GTD: Hockey Analytics Pt. 8: Data Viz and Deployment with Micah Blake McCurdy

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This is part six of a multi-part series tackling the nitty-gritty of hockey’s newest statistics. Episodes will be released every Wednesday.

Check out Episode 1: Goaltender Statistics with Ian Fleming here
Check out Episode 2: Data Visualization with Sean Tierney here
Check out Episode 3: Tactics and Video with Rachel Doerrie here
Check out Episode 4: Professional Analytics with Matt Cane here
Check out Episode 5: the Passing Project with Ryan Stimson here
Check out Episode 6: WAR with DTMAboutHeart here
Check out Episode 7: Corsica with Emmanuel Perry here

Data Viz

Similar to our discussions with Sean Tierney, we talk to the grandfather of data visualization in hockey: Micah Blake McCurdy. From why he creates viz, to how he does, take a look inside the mind of an artist.

Micah Blake McCurdy

One of the brazen few who have undertaken life in the world of independent professional analytics (support his Patreon here), Micah produces a number of fantastic visuals, all of which can be found at his website HockeyViz.com and on his Twitter.

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Colton Praill
I host my own radio show across Manitoba, CA. When I’m not regaling you with whimsical stories, I’m writing, podcasting, or lamenting the woes of Arsenal, Detroit Lions, and Ottawa Senators fandom.

Nick Seguin
A brand marketer by day, a writer by night. Nick is a lover of all things hockey and a die hard fan of the Detroit Red Wings. With contributions to multiple blogs, Nick is continuing to marry his two passions: writing and hockey.

Graham Anderson
I’m a recent Brock University grad and a huge Blue Jays and Wild fan. I spent two years in the UK and am happy to be back in London Ontario for the 2016-17 MLB playoffs and NHL season.

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