Director of Hockey Operations & Analytics
Michael joined the Rangers as the team’s Director of Analytics and Stats in 2017. He is responsible for leading the team’s use of stats and analytics as it relates to player evaluation, development, trades, drafting, and in-game performance. Michael works closely with a small team of dedicated video trackers/analysts who play an important role in gathering data used by the Rangers.
Prior to the 2018-19 season, he took on the added responsibility of Hockey Operations Assistant whereas he reports directly to general manager Mike McKenzie.
He played a number of seasons as a goaltender in the GTHL. Michael also played rugby for a number of years, winning a national silver medal as part of Team Ontario (U18), as well as an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) silver medal as part of the Western University Varsity Men’s Rugby Team.
Prior to his role as Director of Analytics and Stats, Michael acted an an analytics consultant to the Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds during the 2016-2017 season, and previously completed project work for an NHL team. Michael has five years of professional experience, previously working in private equity investing and business strategy consulting after graduating from the Ivey Business School at Western.