Back at it again! This is the fifth instalment of the Olympic projection series, and today we will look at Russia. There has also been some timely news, with it being reported that the NHL will return to the Olympics in 2022 and 2026. https://twitter.com/PierreVLeBrun/status/1278308950522376197 This is great news for the game of hockey, and … Continue reading What will the next Team Russia look like?
As the future of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs faces continued uncertainty with the announcement that more NHL players have tested positive for COVID-19, we stress that the health and safety of the players, team personnel, arena staff, and all others involved in the Return to Play Plan should take first priority and the NHL … Continue reading Canada could be well represented in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Back at it again! This is the fourth instalment of the Olympic projection series, and today we will look at Finland. In case you missed the first three teams find them here: Team Canada, Team USA, and Team Sweden. The Finnish side has some talented players for sure, but certainly doesn't have the depth of … Continue reading What will the next Team Finland look like?
The Win Column is lucky to have writers from all over the country, and continent on our team. We have had writers from Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, London, Ithaca, and Ottawa post article on our site, and we're proud to have a stellar group of talented people from all over. Writing about and cheering for the … Continue reading Calling Flames fans from around the world – we want to hear from you!
It feels great to be back writing about hockey again. The NHL has announced that training caps for the conclusion of the 2019-20 season will start on July 10th, so I wanted to finish the series of Olympic rosters this week, as NHL content is sure to be flowing in no time. It has been … Continue reading What will the next Team Sweden look like?
We cannot remain silent when injustice remains. Please take the time to process, empathize, educate, and be willing to be uncomfortable with the work that lies ahead. Anti-racism is not and cannot be a social trend. Don't be complicit. Text transcript: In light of the ongoing #GeorgeFloyd protests, The Win Column team recognizes that it … Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter
As the next part of our series looking at predicting rosters for the 2022 Olympics. Yesterday we looked at Team Canada today we look at Team USA. After losing in the finals in 2010, and getting close again in 2014, this may be the year for the Americans to break through. We have seen an … Continue reading What will the next Team USA look like?
While there has been lots of recent discussion about possible NHL playoff formats to finish the 2022 season, we have been thinking about another longterm tournament: The 2022 Olympics. While future Collective Bargaining Agreements will decide whether NHL players will be in the Olympics or not, it is still a fun exercise to go through … Continue reading What will the next Team Canada look like?
On Saturday May 9, 2020, I had the pleasure of running a data visualisation workshop as a part of #ISOLHAC (isol-hac.com), an online hockey analytics conference hosted by Alyssa Longmuir (@alyssastweeting). A part of the conference included a Visualisation Power Hour, where myself and Sean Tierney (@ChartingHockey) each shared our data visualisation process using R … Continue reading #ISOLHAC: Breaking down the data visualisation process — A live-coding session with R
All signs point to the NHL moving forward with an early-June 2020 NHL draft. While we don't know exactly what this will look like, how the final draft order will be determined, or what will happen with the many unresolved conditional picks, it looks like the Flames will be picking somewhere around the middle of … Continue reading Calgary Flames 2020 draft preview: potential later round targets