The Philadelphia Flyers have made two promotions and two additions in their hockey analytics department, according to President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Chuck Fletcher.
Ian Anderson has been promoted to Director of Hockey Analytics. Anderson joined the Flyers in 2014 as Manager of Hockey Analytics. He is currently the second-longest-tenured analytics staff member in the NHL.
Jacob Hurlbut has been promoted to Lead Developer in the hockey analytics department. Hurlbut joined the Flyers' analytics department in 2016. He graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2015, where he worked in an analytics role with the men's hockey program and was part of a research fellowship that looked to develop analytical ratings of NHL players.
Tom Minton has been named to the position of Director of Hockey Information/Video. A native of Pipersville, Bucks County, Minton attended St. Joseph's University while serving as a hockey operations intern for the Flyers and working with the hockey programs at St. Joe's and at Neumann University. After graduating in 2013, Minton was named the fourth recipient of USA Hockey's Brendan Burke hockey operations internship, and spent two years with the organization in that role. He comes to the Flyers after spending the last four seasons in hockey operations positions with the Minnesota Wild.
Matthew Karliner has joined the Flyers' hockey analytics department as an Analyst. A graduate of Friends' Central School and St. Joseph's University, Karliner joins the Flyers after working in data-based roles for Lockheed Martin for the past four years. He also served as Director of Basketball Analytics at St Joe's for two seasons.