Saturday, April 15, 2017

Who's the GOAT in Men's Olympic Hockey?

With the 2017 NHL playoffs underway and the 2018 Olympic Games coming up in less than a year, we thought we’d take a look at the greatest men’s Olympic Hockey Teams since hockey became an Olympic Sport in 1920. Several years ago, one of us wrote an article on the Miracle on Ice — and used Monte Carlo analyses to study how miraculous the 1980 US gold medal actually was.

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Authored by Carlton Chin and Jon Hartley.  Carlton, founder of CARAT / Adamah Capital -- is a graduate of MIT -- and a quant researcher focused on portfolio strategy and sports analytics. He has worked with various sports organizations, including the Sacramento Kings on their Analytics Advisory Council -- and has been quoted by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and ESPN.

Jon Hartley is an economics writer and researcher with interests in finance, macroeconomics and sports analytics. Jon is a regular economics contributor for Forbes and The Huffington Post and has had other writings appear in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Investor's Business Daily. Jon has also appeared on Fox Business, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, and NBC.