NHL takes big stride on data and analytics with AWS deal
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)The NHL is taking another step forward in data, analytics, and puck and player tracking. The league has reached an agreement with Amazon Web Services to put all its video and data on the cloud. AdNHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy unveiled the deal on NBC Sports Network late Wednesday. Later this season, fans looking up stats on the NHL's website will get corresponding video clips and vice versa. “It kind of melts your mind with the number of opportunities that are sitting in front of us.”___More AP NHL: https://apnews.com/hub/NHL and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Rampage fall short in shootout loss to Wolves
SAN ANTONIO - The good news: four games into the regular season, the San Antonio Rampage are still undefeated in regulation. In front of a packed AT&T Center with the Stanley Cup in the venue for St. Louis Blues Night, the Rampage came up short in their first shootout of the season, 2-1 to the Chicago Wolves. The Wolves still managed to break the ice six minutes into the third period thanks to a turnover in the San Antonio zone. It's a little disappointing get one point instead of two, but overall I thought it was a good game." "Adam had a really good game," head coach Drew Bannister said.