Do the 2018 Olympics prove athletes have peaked? – Tech in Sports Ep. 32

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including the British skeleton team's high-tech suits, TSA PreCheck for Nets and Islanders fans, stretchable sensors, and

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Best sports stories of 2017 – Tech in Sports Ep. 24

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including a hockey player paid exclusively in Bitcoin, a fan-controlled football league, the top mentioned Canadian athletes

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Will technology invent a new sport? – Tech in Sports Ep 23

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including player and puck tracking in the NHL, the NBA and NFL signing new live streaming deals,

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Idaho researchers building robot to test protective hockey skate gear

While blocking shots has always been an integral part of hockey, most players wouldn’t want to be in the way of a Zdeno Chara slapshot travelling at 175.1 kilometres/hour. Hoping to alleviate the

Published on: July 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Vancouver Canucks use SAP Hybris to get personal with fans

Professional sports teams have been using data to improve their win-loss record for some time now, but the Vancouver Canucks are using data to improve other areas beyond the scoreboard. The NHL team partnered with

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NHL players’ union takes a shot at mobile security with its own app

As a football star, Laremy Tunsil is an unlikely poster boy for cyber security in the world of pro hockey. Tunsil was the top ranked pick in April’s National Football League draft. Then,

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Christine Wong

Hockey star outlines 7 steps to consistent leadership

NIAGARA FALLS – Cassie Campbell-Pascall has enjoyed success in a brilliant career that saw her captain the Canadian National Women’s Hockey team to back-to-back Olympic Gold medal championships. The current Hockey Night in

Published on: October 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Connor McDavid shines on the ice, but not so much online

After going first overall in the 2015 NHL draft to the Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid has gained quite a lot of attention from hockey fans all over. Already a Canadian superstar, we looked

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Canadians denied hockey in latest Twitter livestream deal

Canadians will find themselves sidelined once again with Twitter's newest live streaming venture, but with hockey being the feature sport for the latest deal, this one stings just a bit more. In August

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Subban, Stamkos and Hall create 23 minutes of chaos for the NHL

Yesterday, in the span of 23 minutes or - if you want - 1,380 seconds four NHL superstars where either traded or signed a major multi-million dollar contract extension. It all started at

Published on: June 30th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The NHL’s Big Data project involves the cloud

Hardcore and casual fans alike know the National Hockey League’s (NHL) 2016 Stanley Cup playoff final kicked off with the Eastern Conference champion Pittsburgh Penguins against the Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks

Published on: June 3rd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Give the NHL Draft Lottery Simulator a spin

Canadian hockey fans this weekend will be on pins and needles hoping their favourite team wins the draft lottery and have a shot at choosing Auston Matthews, a generational talent that will no

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Montreal Canadiens fans score some Wi-Fi at home games

At the Bell Centre in Montreal, the stands are packed. It's the Leafs versus the Canadiens. As the players come onto the field, the fans cheer, smartphones in hand, snapping away.  They're documenting their attendance

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

Concussion Toolbox app can help avoid deadly consequences

Putting an athlete with a concussion back into the game too early can have deadly consequences. The Concussion Toolbox, an app created by Michael Cinelli and David Inglis, will help trainers, parents and

Published on: September 18th, 2012 Kayleigh Platz