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?
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?
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?
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?
TWC wishes everyone good health and hopes everyone is staying safe. It is looking increasingly unlikely that the NHL will return to action this season. With that in mind, we wanted to hand out NHL awards to Flames players. We took all of the league awards and awarded them to the most deserving Flame. Some … Continue reading Handing out NHL Awards to Flames players
Earlier this week, we unveiled the Forward Report Cards for the third quarter of the season so today we turn my attention to the blue line. This quarter started with the Flames' 5-2 loss at the hands of the Vancouver Canucks on December 29th 2019, and ended with a 6-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks … Continue reading Calgary Flames Third Quarter Report Cards: Defensemen
It has been a little over a week since the Flames ended their third quarter, so thanks for the patience, but I am excited to finally dig into the report cards for the third quarter. This quarter will take the 21 games from December 29th 2019, to February 18th, 2020. The Flames went 11-9-1 in … Continue reading Calgary Flames Third Quarter Report Cards: Forwards
Welcome back to the TWC Power Rankings! Here at TWC, we use a statistical model to effectively rank teams on a week to week basis. The model takes into effect winning percentages, CF%, SCF%, HDCF% as well as SV%. Each statistical category is weighed and scored differently, giving each team a unique TWC Score that … Continue reading TWC Power Rankings: Week 21 | Pre-Deadline
While most teams have reached their mid-season break, a trio of Calgary Flames and the rest of the NHL All-Stars prepare for their weekend in St. Louis. Now's a perfect moment to pause and reflect on the half season that was. The Flames go into the break sitting at 26-19-5, good for third in the … Continue reading Calgary Flames mid-season awards