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

A practical summary of Hockey in Society’s policy paper for anti-racism in Canadian hockey

If you're a fan of hockey, the policy paper for anti-racism in Canadian hockey from Hockey in Society should be at the top of your reading list. There's been far too much inaction from the sport of hockey when it comes to anti-racism, and we implore you to be the best fan you can be … Continue reading A practical summary of Hockey in Society’s policy paper for anti-racism in Canadian hockey

TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 3

Welcome back to the TWC Playoff 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 … Continue reading TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 3

TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 2

Welcome back to the TWC Playoff 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 … Continue reading TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 2

TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 1

Welcome back to the TWC Playoff 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 … Continue reading TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 1

Breaking down expected goal differential rates of playoff players

Expected goals are a great way to get a sense of what happens in a game when any single player is on the ice. Of the 24 teams slated to play in the 2020 playoffs, which teams boast the best players and which teams have the worst? Let's find out. Using expected goal differentials here … Continue reading Breaking down expected goal differential rates of playoff players

2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers Win Probabilities as provided by SportsBettingDime.com. Canadian teams are highlighted.

Canada could be well represented in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

As the future of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs faces continued uncertainty with the announcement that more NHL players have tested positive for COVID-19, we stress that the health and safety of the players, team personnel, arena staff, and all others involved in the Return to Play Plan should take first priority and the NHL … Continue reading Canada could be well represented in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs