Noah Hanifin is poised to have a breakout year

Noah Hanifin has all the makings of an elite defenseman. Size? Yup, he's a big body presence (TM) at 6'-3" and 215 pounds. Young? Ditto, he's just 22 years old and the second youngest defenseman on the team. The only rearguard who is younger is Oliver Kylington, and only by 114 days. How's his skating? … Continue reading Noah Hanifin is poised to have a breakout year

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The Win Column NHL Power Rankings Week 1. October 15, 2018.

TWC Power Rankings: Week 1

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 1

About Last Night #2: Big Save Dave the hero as Flames beat Canucks

Statistical Breakdown Team Stats 5v5 Player Stats Calgary Flames Andrew Mangiapane led the Flames in CF% with a game high 72.3%.Despite making a number of key plays, Noah Hanifin posted the Flames' worst CF% at 36%. The third pairing of Rasmus Andersson and Oliver Kylington were on the ice for 3 high danger chances for … Continue reading About Last Night #2: Big Save Dave the hero as Flames beat Canucks

Sunday Census: Looking at the Flames’ strengths, weaknesses, and the blueline

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/1179884622819160064Continue reading Sunday Census: Looking at the Flames’ strengths, weaknesses, and the blueline

About Last Night #1: Flames can’t buck opening night curse, fall to Avalanche

Statistical Breakdown Team Stats 5v5 Player Stats Calgary Flames Andrew Mangiapane led the Flames in CF% with a strong 68.8% debut to the season and a game highIn his first regular season game, Milan Lucic did not have a strong possession game, posting a 30.0% CF% at 5v5The third pairing of Rasmus Andersson and Oliver … Continue reading About Last Night #1: Flames can’t buck opening night curse, fall to Avalanche

Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames celebrates a goal in the Scotiabank Saddledome.

Calgary Flames 2019-20 over/under prediction results

Finally, the answer to our favourite question, #isitoctoberyet, is yes. The Flames open the regular season tonight against the Colorado Avalanche in what will be a fun rematch of a lopsided first round playoff series in the Spring. TWC ran a voluntary questionnaire polling hockey fans about their predictions on the Calgary Flames this season. … Continue reading Calgary Flames 2019-20 over/under prediction results

Calgary Flames’ opening night roster all but decided

With the Calgary Flames making important roster decisions over the past week, the opening night roster looks like it's coming together. Entering the preseason, the Flames had several question marks, and on the eve of the NHL season, it appears that most of those questions have been answered. Who will be the starting goaltender? Goaltending … Continue reading Calgary Flames’ opening night roster all but decided