Support for David Rittich should be the Flames' top priority

The Calgary Flames are in the middle of a hopeful turnaround to their season. Much to everyone's pleasure, Geoff Ward has began his tenure as the interim head coach with a winning streak. The Flames have played largely mediocre hockey through the first third of the season, and their record shows it. With a 14-12-4 … Continue reading Support for David Rittich should be the Flames' top priority

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

Colorado Avalanche 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 Central 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 Central Division teams

Vegas Golden Knights 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 Pacific 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 Pacific Division teams

Calgary Flames 2018-19 Shot and Goal Distances beeswarm plot. Data visualisation showing the distribution of shot distances between a shot attempt by a forward and the net.

Visualising the Calgary Flames’ shot and goal distances from 2018-19

The Calgary Flames scored a lot the past year. En route to clinching the 2019 Western Conference regular season, they scored 289 goals, which was good for a tie for second in the league with the San Jose Sharks. Only the Tampa Bay Lightning scored more with 325 goals. To score as many goals as … Continue reading Visualising the Calgary Flames’ shot and goal distances from 2018-19