The Elite Play of Phil Kessel

For the Pittsburgh Penguins, Phil Kessel is playing extraordinarily well. He’s already surpassed his goals scored and points total from last year in only 67 games. He’s over a point per game player is has created his own line, but still versatile all throughout the lineup. In short, he’s playing at an elite level. But … [Read more…]

The Revival of LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge has been a conundrum for San Antonio Spurs fans for the past couple seasons. When he signed a 4 year $84 million deal in the 2016 free agency, there were high hopes for his offense. However, in his first two season with the Spurs, his offense seemingly fell off. After the 2017 season … [Read more…]

The Rise of Nikita Kucherov and William Karlsson

In the NHL right now, there are so many superstars: Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Alexander Ovechkin, Connor McDavid, and Johnny Gaudreau to name a few. However, every season, the NHL has to hand out the Hart Memorial Trophy, the MVP of the season. This season, the superstars have been phenomenal but there are some young … [Read more…]

NHL Goalie Shot Analysis

In today’s NHL, having an elite goalie is necessary to make a playoff push, let alone ensure a playoff spot. However, when analyzing a goalie, basic hockey stats like shots and goals against average don’t tell the full story for a goalie. So for the past few months, I have been looking at previous NHL … [Read more…]

The Importance of Good User Interfaces

When developers are making their applications, something they always keep in mind is the look and feel of their application. Above all standards, the user experience has the highest priority. If a developer makes an application that is not user-friendly, then I consider that application not useful. If the user cannot intuitively discern how to … [Read more…]

The Curious Case of Andrew McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen was the face of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization for the first seven years of his career. Then one bad year spoiled his Hall of Fame worthy career. Now, he finds himself on the Pirates’ trading block before the 2017 season. Most people would crack under pressure and continue to play poorly. But Andrew … [Read more…]