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Russian Startup Sells Moneyball System to New York Islanders

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  • Iceberg uses computer vision to analyze ice hockey matches
  • Software recommends best player combination based on big data

A Russian startup selling an analytics platform for ice hockey has signed teams from the National Hockey League and Sweden’s top division, in a sign that big-data “Moneyball"-style management is advancing in one of its last unconquered major professional sports.

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