CALGARY, AB - MARCH 15: Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Calgary Flames celebrates with the bench after scoring against the New York Rangers during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 15, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Calgary Flames home-and-away split influenced by their special teams

Nearly a quarter of the way through the season, much of the Calgary Flames' on-ice performance has left a lot to be desired. Mediocre starts, the lack of 60-minute efforts, and constant trailing in games have tarnished the fact that they're sitting pretty at fourth in the Pacific Division with 23 points, three points behind … Continue reading Calgary Flames home-and-away split influenced by their special teams

EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 18: Tobias Rieder #22 of the Edmonton Oilers skates during the game against the Boston Bruins on October 18, 2018 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

Calgary Flames sign Tobias Rieder to one-year $700K deal

The Calgary Flames have signed Tobias Rieder to a $700k, one-year two-way contract coming off of a strong performance during his professional try out with the club. The Flames continued their trend of having an abundance of PTO players during training camp and Rieder did enough to earn a contract this time around. https://twitter.com/MatiszJohn/status/1177740466227466240 As … Continue reading Calgary Flames sign Tobias Rieder to one-year $700K deal

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 15: Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Calgary Flames celebrates with the bench after scoring against the New York Rangers during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 15, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Calgary Flames re-sign Matthew Tkachuk to three-year deal with $7M AAV

The Calgary Flames have re-signed RFA Matthew Tkachuk to a three-year contract extension worth $7 million AAV. Saving the best for last, the Flames' roster is finally rounded out with Tkachuk. This comes on the heels of Brayden Point's contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tkachuk's deal is $250k more per year, but with Florida's … Continue reading Calgary Flames re-sign Matthew Tkachuk to three-year deal with $7M AAV

CALGARY, AB - APRIL 11: Andrew Mangiapane #88 of the Calgary Flames skates against the Colorado Avalanche in Game One of the Western Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 11, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

Calgary Flames re-sign Andrew Mangiapane to one-year, two-way contract

The Calgary Flames have re-signed Andrew Mangiapane to a one-year, two-way contract worth $715K. As training camp continues, the correct pieces are falling into place for the Flames. https://twitter.com/NHLFlames/status/1173348535976153088 Breaking down Mangiapane's offensive contributions Using the TWC Player Offensive Evaluation tool, let's take a look at what this could potentially mean for the Flames' offensive … Continue reading Calgary Flames re-sign Andrew Mangiapane to one-year, two-way contract

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 29: Michael Stone #26 of the Calgary Flames skates against the Los Angeles Kings during an NHL game on March 29, 2017 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

Calgary Flames sign Michael Stone to one-year, $700k deal

The Calgary Flames signed recently bought-out defenceman Michael Stone to a one year deal worth $700K. It comes as a surprise seeing as it's been just a little over a month since the organisation seemingly decided to part ways with the blue-liner. https://twitter.com/NHLFlames/status/1171884066116759552 Breaking down STONE'S offensive contributions Using the TWC Player Offensive Evaluation tool, … Continue reading Calgary Flames sign Michael Stone to one-year, $700k deal

Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Atlantic Division teams

Earlier this offseason, I made a data visualisation showing the distances of shots and goals for the Calgary Flames. It was fascinating seeing the various types of offence different Flames had, and I wanted to see how the rest of the league fared. Throughout this week, shot and goal distance charts for all 31 teams … Continue reading Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Atlantic Division teams

Pittsburgh Penguins Shot Attempt and Goal Distances. Forwards. Minimum 30 games played, arranged by goals for. Goals indicated by coloured markers. Chart by Bill Tran. thewincolumn.ca. Data from MoneyPuck.com

Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Metropolitan Division teams

Earlier this offseason, I made a data visualisation showing the distances of shots and goals for the Calgary Flames. It was fascinating seeing the various types of offence different Flames had, and I wanted to see how the rest of the league fared. Throughout this week, shot and goal distance charts for all 31 teams … Continue reading Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Metropolitan Division teams