About a year ago, TWC did a breakdown for every team in the NHL based on nationality. A lot has changed in the league since then, so we decided to update that post for the 2019-20 season, based on rosters heading into the holiday roster freeze. Hockey is globally known as "Canada's game", and while … Continue reading Breaking down each NHL team’s roster by nationality – 2020
We're midway through the second round of the playoffs, and there are no Canadian teams still in contention for the Stanley Cup. Officially, the Stanley Cup drought for Canadian teams is at 26 years, with no team hoisting the trophy since 1993 when the Montreal Canadiens beat the Los Angeles Kings. Now that the Calgary … Continue reading Who should be Canada’s team in the 2019 NHL Playoffs?
A 2020 update of this breakdown can be found here. About a year ago, TWC did a breakdown for every team in the NHL based on the acquisition method used to acquire each player on their roster. It was interesting to see how different teams chose to use one method over another, and how that … Continue reading Breaking down each team’s roster by nationality
Every season, more and more players from different countries pack their bags and lace their skates to play in the NHL. What once was a sport that was heavily saturated with Canadians, is now a league filled with players from around the world. In 2017-18, Canadians made up 45.3% of the league; the third consecutive … Continue reading Breaking down Canadian scoring in the NHL during 2017-18
In sports, trades are inevitable. There is a good chance your favourite player on your favourite team will one day play for another team. But what happens when a player plays for different country? Pride and glory for one nation, heartbreak for another. There are few pains greater than seeing the wrong flag draped over … Continue reading Top 5 NHL Imposters: The Born Identity