The 16 arenas used during the NHL postseason will have player- and puck-tracking data, commissioner Gary Bettman announced at his All-Star Weekend press conference, according to theScore's John Matisz.
Additionally, all 31 of the league's rinks will have access to such data by the beginning of the 2020-21 season.
The data will be used as follows:
Player and puck tracking will allow the league to more accurately collect player data, stats, and analytics. The tracking data will also provide fans with more information on the game for pleasure, education, and betting purposes.