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SCH Podcast: Alison Lukan of The Athletic Cleveland

In honor of the Blackhawks’ next opponent, Brandon sits down with Alison Lukan of the Athletic to discuss the Blue Jackets and hockey analytics.

Columbus Blue Jackets v Chicago Blackhawks
Vladislav Gavrikov of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Drake Caggiula of the Chicago Blackhawks watch for the puck
Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images

Welcome to the Weekend Edition of the Second City Hockey podcast network, your weekly destination for a round-up of all things involving the Chicago Blackhawks. In this episode, in honor of the Blackhawks’ next opponent the Columbus Blue Jackets, host Brandon Cain is joined by guest Alison Lukan of The Athletic Cleveland to discuss:

1:49 What makes this Blue Jackets season different

3:41 What makes the Blue Jackets’ defense so good

5:16 Columbus’ power kill

7:28 John Tortorella

10:27 Analytics

16:14 Analytics outside of the NHL

17:32 Making data more available

19:18 Rapid fire session

Thank you to Alison and thank you to the audience for tuning in this week! Don’t forget to subscribe, rate us and follow us on Twitter!

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