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Back to Excited Episode 103: The Leafs and proposed playoff plans

We also talk about new hockey stats

Tampa Bay Lightning v Toronto Maple Leafs Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images

Welcome to another episode of Back to Excited. Today we discuss:

  • How do the reported plans for finishing the NHL season help/hurt the Leafs [2:00]
  • Micah McCurdy of Hockeyviz has a new Isolated xG impact model - how do various Leafs look? [22:14]
  • Auston Matthews might be a top 5 player? [34:42]
  • Arvind gets annoyed at people running simulations [48:56]

As always, you can find us on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, and Spotify. Let us know if you have any ideas on what we should discuss going forward (we’re running out of ideas!)

Thanks for listening.