Breaking down the data visualisation creation process — A live-coding session with R. Presented by Bill Tran. Twitter: @mrbilltran. Website. thewincolumn.ca. Conference: ISOLHAC 2020

#ISOLHAC: Breaking down the data visualisation process — A live-coding session with R

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

Visualising the Calgary Flames’ 2019-20 shootout successes

The Calgary Flames of 2019-20 are quite different from the team they were last year. That includes their shootout performance too. In 2018-19, the Flames went 0-4 in the shootout. This season, they're 6-1. How did they turn the script inside out with such a drastic difference in the shootout? Let's breakdown what ensued during … Continue reading Visualising the Calgary Flames’ 2019-20 shootout successes

Visualising team scoring across the NHL at the time of the COVID-19 pause

It's been ten days since there was an NHL hockey game. It's felt way longer, hasn't it? There's undoubtedly been much more time to look back at what's ensued so far in the 2019-20 NHL season as we are all making do without sports. Let's keep up the social distancing and explore some stories of … Continue reading Visualising team scoring across the NHL at the time of the COVID-19 pause

Evaluating NHL goaltenders with goals saved above expected — Eastern Conference

While the hockey world continues to navigate through the unknown with the 2019-20 season being suspended dueto COVID-19, we continue to hope that appropriate actions and responses can be taken to prevent the virus from further wreaking havoc. With any luck, the NHL won't have to cancel the playoffs like they've resorted to before. Let's … Continue reading Evaluating NHL goaltenders with goals saved above expected — Eastern Conference

Evaluating NHL goaltenders with goals saved above expected — Western Conference

The hockey world has come to a standstill with the 2019-20 season suspended due to COVID-19. With pretty much everything uncertain, it'll be interesting to see what path the NHL will take amidst this pandemic. Preemptive action should help keep COVID-19 at bay, and we have to credit where it's due: kudos to the league … Continue reading Evaluating NHL goaltenders with goals saved above expected — Western Conference

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 1: Johnny Gaudreau #13 of the Calgary Flames celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 1, 2020 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images)

About Last Night 67: Flames finish road trip on a high note, shutting out Panthers

The Calgary Flames are heading back to the Saddledome finding themselves third in the Pacific Division thanks to a successful road trip and some out of town help. They capped it off with a shutout win over the Florida Panthers. The game had several big stories worth mentioning. Johnny Gaudreau scored an emotional goal after … Continue reading About Last Night 67: Flames finish road trip on a high note, shutting out Panthers

Sunday Census: NHL Trade Deadline thoughts and identifying the Flames top players

Welcome back to The Sunday Census. Throughout the week, The Win Column will be posing topical and intriguing polls on Twitter (@wincolumnblog) to gauge the fan-base’s stance on pressing issues. Want to make sure your opinion is taken into effect? Vote in the polls, start a debate, and propose alternative suggestions on the polls! The … Continue reading Sunday Census: NHL Trade Deadline thoughts and identifying the Flames top players