TWC Power Rankings year-to-date summary

The Win Column NHL Power Rankings data visualization for the Pacific Division from Weeks 1 through 9.

The 2018-19 NHL season is rapidly approaching the mid-way mark. Stanley Cup favourites have differentiated themselves from the rest of the league, the foggy playoff picture has cleared up more and more with each passing game, and all the same, anything can happen by the end of the regular season. Now is a good a…

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How the Flames have fared for November star selections

Elias Lindholm celebrates a goal with Johnny Gaudreau, Travis Hamonic, Sean Monahan, and Noah Hanifin.

The second month of the season concluded with the Calgary Flames comfortably in a playoff spot. As the calendar flipped over to December, they were first the Pacific with games in hand to boot. They entered December with a 15-9-2 record. How did star selections look for them in November? In 13 games played, 39…

About Last Night #19: Flames lack NHL goaltender, lose to Canadiens

Surely we aren't about to recap a game that had similar issues as in the past right? The Calgary Flames were back in action on home ice after another lengthy break between games, playing host to the Montreal Canadiens. Having fell to them earlier in the season, the Flames were looking to even the season series…

About Last Night #9: Flames deliver embarrassing effort in loss to Canadiens

MONTREAL, QC - OCTOBER 23: Paul Byron #41 of the Montreal Canadiens misses the net against goaltender David Rittich #33 of the Calgary Flames in the NHL game at the Bell Centre on October 23, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images

  The Calgary Flames wrapped up a short road trip Tuesday night against the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens, a consensus pick among pundits to be among the worst teams in the NHL, had started the season with an impressive 4-1-2 record and a chance to rise to first in the Atlantic with a win over…

TWC Power Rankings: Week 9 – Holiday Wish List Edition

The Win Column Power Rankings is a weekly feature that will highlight the current rankings of all the NHL teams during that specific week. While their place in the standings will be taken into affect, each team’s’ weekly performances will have the greater effect on how high, or low, they end up ranking. It's officially…

Weekly Win Column: Week 3

What a week in the NHL. The Vegas Golden Knights finally earned their first loss in franchise history, the last team to shed undefeated status. Auston Matthews and Alex Ovechkin are still scoring lots of goals, and the Edmonton Oilers look like a shadow of the team who shutout the Calgary Flames on day one.…