The mastermind behind college hockey stats is stepping back; what does it mean for the future?
Written By: Brad Elliott Schlossman | 11:14 am, Oct. 8, 2021
Behind the scenes, Tim Danehy has been among the sports most influential people. In the early 1990s, the college hockey world relied on a radio station in Hancock, Mich., for score updates.
Each Friday and Saturday night, sports information directors would call WMPL-AM at the end of each period to give their game’s score. In return, they would get updates from other games across the country.
Once all the games went final, WMPL’s Bob Olson recorded a message with every college hockey score. Coaches, sports info directors and media members dialed a number that’s burned into their memories, (906) 428-3700, to get the information.
One of those WMPL callers was a computer engineering major at Clarkson named Tim Danehy. Read the rest of the article here.