PowerScout Hockey, a division of PowerScout Sports Inc., is the incorporation of its founders’ 30+ years of experience in NHL statistics research focused on winning.
Today, PowerScout has become the industry leader in optical tracking technology for hockey. We work with NHL teams and down to provide the most advanced performance analysis ever made available in hockey. This technology was pioneered in 1995 by our partners Prozone Sports who have set the standard in the sports performance industry. Prozone brought the technology to market for European ‘soccer’ (football) and have since worked with over 300 clubs and organizations worldwide, including the world’s top professional sports teams such as Real Madrid FC, Manchester United FC and Arsenal FC, to name a few.
Using state-of-the-art optical tracking cameras combined with advanced proprietary software, this technology tracked its first hockey game in the 2011/12 NHL season and has been developing ever since. The power of this system is that it allows us to track, tag and map every player and puck location, and provide the context to every single moment and on ice-event. Teams can measure strengths and weaknesses of players in all area of performance including fitness, passing, receiving, possession, shooting, and much more. This level of information fundamentally changes the way teams look at hockey strategically, tactically and physically.
Coaching, amateur and professional scouting staff, player development directors, trainers, fitness coaches, and team management are all provided with custom reports tailored to their data needs, and made available through our cloud-based IceTrax platform. IceTrax and our advanced reporting capabilities form the foundation of improved team decision-making that can save them time and money and help them finally and accurately assess all aspects of player and team performance.