This article talks about the conflict between the Advanced Stats (aka Analytics) and the old-school thinkers in the hockey world. Did you know that this summer a number of different mathematicians (like Kyle Dubas, pictured left) were hired by professional hockey teams? Some were fans who started Analytics blogs a few years ago; they now work for an NHL club.
Go here to check it out: Inside the bitter rivalry (The Hockey News)
BADGING: Read the article. Write at least two paragraphs explaining why there is conflict in this field — why do some people think it ISN’T a good idea to use mathematics and analytics?