49 episodes

Former NHL team analyst, Rachel Doerrie, and Ian Tulloch break down the finer points of hockey tactics and statistics in a fun, easily-digestible manner.

The Staff & Graph Podcast Rachel Doerrie & Ian Tulloch

    • Sports
    • 4.6, 75 Ratings

Former NHL team analyst, Rachel Doerrie, and Ian Tulloch break down the finer points of hockey tactics and statistics in a fun, easily-digestible manner.

    Jack Han

    Jack Han

    On this episode of The Staff and Graph Podcast, Rachel and Ian are joined by Jack Han. On the podcast, they talk Rachel and Jack being interviewed by Lou, USports, Sheldon Keefe's thoughts on coaching, diversity in hockey, using tennis and NHL20 to improve hockey IQ, Jack's book, and the four levels of scouting. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Cat Silverman and the Draft

    Cat Silverman and the Draft

    On this episode of The Staff and Graph Podcast, Catherine Silverman from InGoal Magazine joins Rachel and Ian to discuss evaluating goalies with metrics and the eye test. They also discuss the mental fortitude vs. athleticism debate. Later, Rachel and Ian make their case for why having an early June draft is a terrible idea - there are a lot of reasons. On the Kovalev Shift, they give a podcast update and talk about their mental health. Finally, in the Top 3, they tell some little known facts about themselves.

    • 58 min
    Evaluating Goaltenders

    Evaluating Goaltenders

    On this episode of The Staff and Graph Podcast, Rachel and Ian discuss goaltending, what is and isn't available, Cole Anderson and Steve Valiquette's work, and team play impact on goalie results. On the Kovalev Shift, they discuss which you need more of, athleticism or mental fortitude (even though you need both). In the top 3, they discuss their top three Sodas, and Too Hot to Handle characters

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Zone Entries

    Zone Entries

    On this episode of the Staff and Graph Podcast, Rachel and Ian dive deep into why zone entries are important to offensive and team success, who's good at them, when to dump the puck in, why shots off the rush are more dangerous than the cycle, how to defend the rush, and who's good at it (some surprises!). On the Kovalev Shift, they discuss whether you should set up or get a chance from a PP entry. Finally, in the top 3, they dive into their favorite Bands & Exercises to do at home - including a progressive overload explanation.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Awards Season

    Awards Season

    On this episode of The Staff and Graph Podcast, Rachel and Ian debate who their top 3 would be for each NHL award and why they probably differ from how the voters see things. They discuss why having 2 stars on the team makes it easier to succeed, as well as Hellebuyck and Panarin's value to their teams. Finally, in the top three, they give their top Easter foods, and drunk foods.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Boy Genius

    Boy Genius

    On this episode of the Staff and Graph Podcast, Rachel and Ian are joined by the Athletic's Harman Dayal to discuss everything Canucks, Markstrom's value, Quinn Hughes, and how to include tracking data into stories. On the Kovalev Shift: The Canucks drafting success and Judd Brackett. Finally, in the Top 3: Canucks stories heading into next year & current TV shows.

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
75 Ratings

75 Ratings

Kelly 😑 ,

Great job!

One of my favourite podcasts, keep up the good work!

Noah daviso ,

Ian subpar graph

Ian needs to think a bit more before he says some of the things he says. Rachel is great though

Clarke VandenHoven ,

Get it while it lasts!

These two won’t be around much longer to tell us, the everyday fan, about hockey, because some smart NHL teams are going to hire them away from us! Get it while it lasts!

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