Having just finished their 20th game of the season, the Calgary Flames have finished one quarter of the regular season. After a rocky start to the season, it finally feels like the team is finding some consistency and is starting to play like the team they were last season. While a lot has been made … Continue reading Calgary Flames first quarter report cards: Forwards
Hockey has been a sport that has long been dominated by seeing how players look on the ice. If a player is flashy and can score beautiful goals, we often look at them as more valuable to a team. After all, a team can only be successful if it can score more goals than its … Continue reading Making Sense of Advanced Stats
Welcome back to the TWC 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 that … Continue reading TWC Power Rankings: Week 6
Coming off back-to-back wins, the Calgary Flames were looking to extend that streak to a season high against the defending Stanley Cup champions. The St. Louis Blues outplayed the Flames for the majority of the game, but the home team found a way to come back in the third period yet again. Unfortunately they couldn't … Continue reading About Last Night #20: Flames comeback falls short in OT against the Blues
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! https://twitter.com/wincolumnblog/status/1191415443837329412 … Continue reading Sunday Census: Road trip success, struggles, and early MVP candidates
While the Flames have been looking for depth scoring all year, it finally came through in a big win Thursday night over New Jersey. A good start to the game was hampered by an early Devils goal from Jack Hughes off a great stretch pass by Taylor Hall. The Flames answered though, with a beautiful … Continue reading About Last Night 19: Depth scoring helps Flames beat Devils
To say that the reigning regular season Western Conference Champions have had a slow start to the season would be an understatement. Hovering around .500, the Calgary Flames have struggled to find the back of the net consistently and to close out games. To try and get his group going, Bill Peters has been quick … Continue reading M-M-Who? Which Flame is the best fit on the second line?