2020 NHL Playoffs goals by game state and scorer: Conference Finals

The Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning will face off for the Stanley after respectively sending the Vegas Golden Knights and New York Islanders home from the Edmonton bubble. By visualising scoring tendencies by game state (5v5, 4v5, 5v4, etc.), we can analyse where a team's scoring came from. While previous posts in the … Continue reading 2020 NHL Playoffs goals by game state and scorer: Conference Finals

Breaking down the contributions from ELC players for each NHL team

A few weeks back, Elliotte Friedman on 31 Thoughts mentioned that with how tight the salary cap is, teams need to make the most of players on their entry-level contracts (ELCs). He specifically pointed to the Florida Panthers as a team that only used three players on ELCs throughout the 2019-20 season. This piqued my … Continue reading Breaking down the contributions from ELC players for each NHL team

EDMONTON, ALBERTA - SEPTEMBER 08: A general view is seen of warm-up before Game Two of the Western Conference Final of the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Dallas Stars and the Vegas Golden Knights at Rogers Place on September 08, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

Comparing the stats behind the East and West Conference Finals

Two different series, two different stories. Both the East and West Conference Finals are now four games deep, and both have one team on the brink of the Stanley Cup Final and the other team on the brink of elimination heading into their respective Game Fives. Of the four teams still in it, only the … Continue reading Comparing the stats behind the East and West Conference Finals

2020 NHL Playoffs goals by game state and scorer: Second Round

Continuing with the goals by game state and scorer series, we not look at the teams that were eliminated in the second round. Now as the goal totals are higher for the teams involved, we get to see different glimpses into each teams' scoring styles. In the second round, three series went to Game Seven, … Continue reading 2020 NHL Playoffs goals by game state and scorer: Second Round

2020 NHL Playoffs goals by game state and scorer: First Round

Following up on the goals by game state and scorer data visualisations for teams eliminated in the qualifying round, we now look at the eight teams who had their vie for the Stanley Cup end after the first round. The first round saw some surprise early exits, include the last two Cup champions in the … Continue reading 2020 NHL Playoffs goals by game state and scorer: First Round

2020 NHL Playoffs goals by game state and scorer: Qualifying Round

The 2020 NHL Playoffs have narrowed down to the final four, and though it's only been a month and a bit since they started, the Qualifying Round is now certifiably in the distant past. However, that doesn't stop us from looking back to what once was a chaotic time in the NHL bubbles filled with … Continue reading 2020 NHL Playoffs goals by game state and scorer: Qualifying Round

Sign the Pledge: Anti-racist hockey fans for real diversity in hockey

If you would like to sign the pledge now, we invite you to please fill out the short form linked here. The reasons for the pledge and pledge goals are highlighted below. Anti-racism work in hockey will take time and every action goes a long way. Your contributions to the movement are invaluable. On August … Continue reading Sign the Pledge: Anti-racist hockey fans for real diversity in hockey

TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 5

TWC is using our platform to draw attention to the violence, racial injustices, and systemic oppression that BIPOC constantly endure. We will do everything in our power to make hockey a more diverse and welcoming sport, and it starts with the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Click here to find our statement and resource page on #BlackLivesMatter. Welcome … Continue reading TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 5

Breaking down each NHL team’s committed salary for 2020-21

The Montreal Canadiens made big headlines this week when they essentially traded one of their 2020 third round picks to the St. Louis Blues for goaltender Jake Allen (the teams also swapped seventh round picks). The Canadiens were the 24th seed in the NHL at the pause, and because of the expanded postseason rules were … Continue reading Breaking down each NHL team’s committed salary for 2020-21

TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 4

TWC is using our platform to draw attention to the violence, racial injustices, and systemic oppression that BIPOC constantly endure. We will do everything in our power to make hockey a more diverse and welcoming sport, and it starts with the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Click here to find our statement and resource page on #BlackLivesMatter. Welcome … Continue reading TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 4