TWC Power Rankings: Week 19

Welcome to Week 19 of 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…

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About Last Night #54: Sharks beat Flames in key divisional tilt

It was the biggest game of the year. Or at least, that's what it was being made out to be. The Calgary Flames entered last night's game against the San Jose Sharks four points up in the Pacific Division and in first place. The Sharks, right behind them. Unfortunately for the Flames, this game was…

The Flames’ Fantastic Five Pace the League

Enjoying one of their best offensive seasons in franchise history, the Calgary Flames are the only team to boast five 50+ point scorers on their roster. Not even the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning can say that. In fact, there are only 37 players in the entire NHL that have at least 50 points on the…

About Last Night #53: Flames overcome ‘Canes in sentimental victory

The Calgary Flames visited the Carolina Hurricanes yesterday afternoon for a pre-Superbowl matinee showdown. It was the first time Bill Peters, Derek Ryan, Noah Hanifin, and Elias Lindholm were in Carolina since the big trade between the two clubs in the offseason, and they were the stars of the show. The Flames went down early,…

About Last Night #51: Flames head into All-Star break with overtime win over ‘Canes

CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 22: Mikael Backlund #11 of the Calgary Flames celebrates the game winning goal against the Carolina Hurricane at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 22, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Carolina Hurricanes visited the Calgary Flames for the Flames' last game before the All-Star break, bringing with them former Flames Dougie Hamilton and Micheal Ferland. A highly anticipated return for two major players for the Flames from previous seasons, they both had a warm welcome from the C of Red.Under two minutes into the…

Breaking down each team’s roster by nationality

Team Sweden centre Mikael Backlund takes a shot against Swiss goaltender Leonardo Genoni

About a year ago, TWC did a breakdown for every team in the NHL based on the acquisition method used to acquire each player on their roster. It was interesting to see how different teams chose to use one method over another, and how that could relate to the level of success they experienced. An…

TWC Power Rankings: Week 15

Welcome to Week 15 of 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…

About Last Night #50: Flames blow out Oilers and earn 69th point of the season

The Flames were right back in action on Hockey Night in Canada going toe-to-toe with their provincial rivals for the third time this season. The Battle of Alberta has been split so far this season with both teams earning a victory. The Edmonton Oilers came in looking for their third straight win, while the Flames…

About Last Night #49: Flames outgun Red Wings for big win on home ice

The Calgary Flames closed out a five game homestand last night against the Detroit Red Wings. Coming off an overtime loss to the Buffalo Sabres two nights before, the Flames looked to bounce back with a big win. This was the first of a back-to-back, and Mike Smith tended the Flames net. It was a…

TWC Power Rankings: Week 14

Welcome to Week 14 of 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…