NBA and NHL Now
Recommended strategies for in-game situations for your favorite NBA and NHL teams.
NHL Now: Shoot at an Empty Net?
Should NHL players shoot at an empty net? WinnersView breaks down the data to decide if the risk of icing is worth the reward of a late-game, empty net goal.
NHL Now: Timeout after Icing?
Should NHL coaches take a timeout to rest their tired players after being called for icing? WinnersView weighs the advantages and disadvantages of burning your timeout and losing the coach's challenge.
NHL Now: Pulling the Goalie?
The trend of pulling the goalie in the final crunch of the game has been ticking up considerably in the last few NHL seasons, but are coaches making the call early enough?
NHL Now: 2 Defensemen in Overtime?
The NHL's move to 3-on-3 overtime last season not only brought more excitement to the game, but also introduced a new coaching question: How many defensemen should you skate in the extra period?
NBA Now: Foul When Up 3?
Your favorite NBA team is up by three points late in the game. Should they commit an intentional foul? Or put faith in their defense, and risk giving up a game-tying three-pointer?
NBA Now: Ice the Free Throw Shooter?
Your opponent is at the line, about to take a clutch free throw late in the game. Is it worth taking a timeout to ice the shooter? WinnersView looks at the data to see if this commonly used strategy actually makes a difference.
NHL Now: Power Play on Fresh Ice?
Many hockey fans believe that having a power play at the start of the period, when the ice is fresh and slick, improves their team's chances of scoring. But does it actually make a difference?