Austin Nivison

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Austin Nivison developed a passion for hockey while growing up in football country. Despite middling performances in college math classes, he has always embraced the different perspective that analytics bring to the NHL. Austin joined CBS Sports in 2021, but as a Tennessee graduate living in Murfreesboro, he insists every year feels like 1998.

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