31 October 2014

Chiller Instinct Reference Guide

  

 

League and organization pages:

(Player Profiles / Measurements / Statistics / Evidence / Stories):

* IIHF -standings, ht/wt, standings, tournament info., rosters, international game information (link approved)

* NHL -team pages, players pages, awards, NHL ‘stats machine’, official Rule Book, news releases

* AHL -team pages, player pages, official statistics/measurements, rules, news releases

* ECHL - team pages, player pages, official statistics/measurements, rules, news releases (link approved)

* CHL , QMJHL, OHL, and WHL -player statistics, official measurements, awards, news releases (links approved)

* Elite Prospects - database, statistics, and player profiles.  Heavily weighted to the European leagues (link approved)

* NAHL - database, statistics, team page links, and news

* USCHO - Division I - NCAA college stats, rosters, standings, and news

* NCAA - NCAA men's college stats, rosters, transactions, and news

* USHL - the Untied States Hockey League is an immense contributor to the NCAA ranks and is establishing a larger share of draftees directly into the NHL Entry Draft

* HPHL - newly formed High Performance Hockey League (junior) includes famed Honeybaked and Little Caesars programs along with the Chicago Young Americans and others. Begins play in Fall of 2011 and is a direct feeder to the USHL.

* Hockey Hall of Fame -statistical backup, Hall of Fame information (link approved)

* NHLPA - NHL Player's Association information, articles, player salaries, and more

* Swedish Hockey Association - official statistics and schedule for the entire Swedish hockey program and leagues, including the SEL.

 

Business of Sports:

*The Sport Market - one fantastic podcast is the highlight of this Vancouver, BC-based radio show on Team1040 and regular blogs and news stories. Highly recommended.

* Forbes - team finance reports, articles

* Sports Business Daily - news from a financial standpoint by Street & Smith

* Reuters - Sports news

 

Salary Cap Statistics / Financials:

* Cap Geek- players' contracts and salaries, latest, and team roster.  Complete with UFA list and calculators.

* NHL Numbers - player contracts and salaries, comparisions, nationalities, and roster set-ups.

* Hockey Buzz Cap Central - player contracts and salaries.  Prospect contracts highlighted as well.

* NHLSCAP - on hiatus right now; in conjunction with Cap Geek.

* Canadian Business Online - hockey articles focusing on the financial aspects of the game, ie: Most/Least Valuable Player in term of dollars, team assessments, etc.

 

Interactive Media / Podcasts:

* NHL Network Video - ‘video portal’ for the NHL Network Online (video, podcasts, specialty shows)

* Blueline Talk Radio - podcast and hockey news medium hosted by Millian Quinteros and once featured the Chiller Instinct Report as a site extra (link approved).

* Youtube - video highlights, prospect videos, packages

* Puck Podcast - a lengthy weekly podcast featuring analysis of the league's news and reviews of action league-wide.  Hosted by Eddie Garcia and Doug Stolhan.

*Goal Mouth Radio - podcast and home site for a burgeoning young voice in the hockey community (link approved).

* Dudes on Hockey - a duo who strive to bring both the light and dark side into focus in San Jose with wit, interviews, and analysis. Weekly podcast is regular and augmented by a blogpage.

*The Pipeline Show - Guy Flaming and Dean Millard host the fantastic and informative podcast and live radio show out of Edmonton, Alberta. They focus on minor hockey, the Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL), and the Edmonton Oilers, but their reach is everywhere in junior hockey and have superb guests.

  

Reputable News:

* ISS - International Scouting Services.  Player rankings for NHL draft, news, performers of the week

*USA Today - news and team pages that are well set-up, reputable, and navigation-friendly.

*Pro Sports Daily - news from newspaper sources, odds, stats, and injuries.

* Transactions Archive - archive of transactions from past.  Draft selections, important dates, player/coach transactions.

* Hockey Now - Canadian publication focused on serving the local community with news, team reports and news, and tournament information.  Minor hockey, strength training, and coaching are addressed heavily. 

* Hockey Reference - analytical stats, reference on awards, draft, players, playoffs, seasons, and more (link approved)

* Hockey Database - database of player profiles and stats (link approved)

* CBC Hockey -depth charts, bios, team stats, Hockey Night in Canada schedule, news releases

* ESPN - wide sporting coverage, articles, faceoff statistics

* Puck Prospectus - detailed analysis, opinion, and articles

* Sports Illustrated Hockey and player articles/videos/bios

* TSN -player info., team stats, and news

* The Hockey News -stories, information, and team statistics

* Sportsnet -draft reports, depth charts, statistics, news

 

Superb hockey content:

* Greatest Hockey Legends - The Hockey History blog, book reviews, hockey by the decade.

*Psycho Lady Hockey - a roaming rogue reporter who has definite puck devotion and the blog to prove it.

*Black Aces - Hockey Hall of Fame info pn the meaning of the term 'Black Ace'.

* Women's Hockey Web - tournament info, university, and profiles by Andria Hunter

*Press Box Perspective - a blog primarily about the California-based teams by Kat Kealy, who is steeped in journalistic integrity and knowledge about hockey (link approved).

* Faceoff - journalism, depth charts, and references to newspaper articles.  Heavily Canadian and has a nice section of photos.

* STP - Recreational team based out of Delta, BC, playing at the Great Pacific Forum.

Hockey Analysis / Puckosphere- analysis and blogs headed by David Johnson (link approved)

* NHL Snipers -  a blog covering a wide array of subjects (link approved)

* Farhan Devji's blog - superb interviews from an up-and-coming journalist who keeps a realist's viewpoint and a dreamer's gain in mind. Covers the Vancouver-area in depth in most sporting events and is a big hockey fan.

* Hockeys Future - talent analysis and team prospect depth charts.

* Sharkspage - an in dept blog featuring much ado about Sharks in a clean and tidy format.

* Behind The Net - "Hockey analysis for the thinking fan" (link approved)

* My Hockey Rankings - junior teams are ranked across North America

* Inside College Hockey - collegiate hockey news, insightful interviews, previews, reviews, and a terrific podcast

* New England Hockey Journal - 'Upper East' flavour (especially the Bruins)

* Hockey O-Zone - a blog on the Rochester Americans and Florida Panthers.  Information gleaned from famed THN and Rochester Democrat and Chronicle writer Kevin Oklobzija.

* Dobber Hockey - prospect projections, draft guides, fantasy rankings, in depth articles.

* Russian Prospects - interviews, player profiles, images, jersey sales, and latest Russian player news

* Scouting News - minor league news on players status, reports, and rankings.  Team and coaching development. 

* The Hockey Writers - a fabulous resource, covering most aspects of the hockey world.  Complete with optional newsletter to your inbox.

 

 

 

 

 

* Chiller Instinct reserves the right to adjust the listing through time, without notice.

Content last adjusted 4 May 2011

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