A new study out of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine shows that some NHL players have the ability to perform well during the pre-season.
The study, which is published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, looked at data collected from the National Hockey League (NHL) from 2001 to 2016.
It found that the pregame performance of players on the ice improved during the season, with a correlation of .83 between performance on the preseason and performance on an NHL game.
The researchers also found that players who were able to recover from injury during the preseason improved their performance on game days and the prelude to a game.
In terms of team-based performance, the players who could recover in the preseasons were better able to perform during the playoffs.
This study found that NHL players who played on an ice surface during the winter months were able improve their performance by 2.4 percentage points, compared to players who did not play on ice during the cold months.
The same is true for players who participated in NHL games during the summer months.
In other words, the pre season has been an excellent time for NHL players to improve their physical fitness and their pre-game preparation.
Players who were healthy during the first two months of the pre seasons improved their pregame physical performance by 1.5 percentage points on average.
This was true for both team- and individual-level players.
The pre-summer period was also a good time for the players to recover and re-establish their pre game preparation and skills, with an average improvement of 1.4 points.
This was true across all players in all age groups, except for players with more than six years of experience.
For the NHL, the study shows that injuries during the 2015-16 season impacted players’ pre-games and post-games performance in the season.
Injuries to players were the most common type of injury in the study, with more injuries than any other type of damage to the body.
Players in the top 10 percent of injuries to the upper body suffered the most injuries during this period, and players who sustained these injuries in the NHL were significantly more likely to be injured during the 2017 playoffs than their peers in other sports.
In addition, injury rates were higher in the first six months of an NHL season than during any other time period, with the exception of the 2015 season.
While injuries are a major concern for the NHL and its players, the findings also provide important insight into how team performance can improve during the post-season and beyond.
The authors of the study conclude that a strong team pre-performance is crucial for success in the post season.
The study found a correlation between team-level performance and performance in pre-post-season games, with teams that improved their team pregame performances in the second half of the season outperforming teams that had lower pre-stage performance in both the pre and post seasons.
This suggests that teams can and should plan for their pre games to be the best they can be, which would lead to improved performance in post-summers.