Visualising the Calgary Flames’ 2019-20 shootout successes

The Calgary Flames of 2019-20 are quite different from the team they were last year. That includes their shootout performance too. In 2018-19, the Flames went 0-4 in the shootout. This season, they're 6-1. How did they turn the script inside out with such a drastic difference in the shootout? Let's breakdown what ensued during … Continue reading Visualising the Calgary Flames’ 2019-20 shootout successes

Visualising team scoring across the NHL at the time of the COVID-19 pause

It's been ten days since there was an NHL hockey game. It's felt way longer, hasn't it? There's undoubtedly been much more time to look back at what's ensued so far in the 2019-20 NHL season as we are all making do without sports. Let's keep up the social distancing and explore some stories of … Continue reading Visualising team scoring across the NHL at the time of the COVID-19 pause

Visualising team scoring across the NHL halfway through the 2019-20 season

The 2019-20 regular season has officially passed its halfway point, as 638 of 1271 total regular season games have been played by the end of January 2, 2020. Now was a good a time as any to take a look at how Point Share Shells so far this season have turned out. Looking at the … Continue reading Visualising team scoring across the NHL halfway through the 2019-20 season

Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Atlantic Division teams

Earlier this offseason, I made a data visualisation showing the distances of shots and goals for the Calgary Flames. It was fascinating seeing the various types of offence different Flames had, and I wanted to see how the rest of the league fared. Throughout this week, shot and goal distance charts for all 31 teams … Continue reading Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Atlantic Division teams

Pittsburgh Penguins Shot Attempt and Goal Distances. Forwards. Minimum 30 games played, arranged by goals for. Goals indicated by coloured markers. Chart by Bill Tran. thewincolumn.ca. Data from MoneyPuck.com

Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Metropolitan Division teams

Earlier this offseason, I made a data visualisation showing the distances of shots and goals for the Calgary Flames. It was fascinating seeing the various types of offence different Flames had, and I wanted to see how the rest of the league fared. Throughout this week, shot and goal distance charts for all 31 teams … Continue reading Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Metropolitan Division teams

Colorado Avalanche Shot Attempt and Goal Distances. Forwards. Minimum 30 games played, arranged by goals for. Goals indicated by coloured markers. Chart by Bill Tran. thewincolumn.ca. Data from MoneyPuck.com

Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Central Division teams

Earlier this offseason, I made a data visualisation showing the distances of shots and goals for the Calgary Flames. It was fascinating seeing the various types of offence different Flames had, and I wanted to see how the rest of the league fared. Throughout this week, shot and goal distance charts for all 31 teams … Continue reading Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Central Division teams

Vegas Golden Knights Shot Attempt and Goal Distances. Forwards. Minimum 30 games played, arranged by goals for. Goals indicated by coloured markers. Chart by Bill Tran. thewincolumn.ca. Data from MoneyPuck.com

Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Pacific Division teams

Earlier this offseason, I made a data visualisation showing the distances of shots and goals for the Calgary Flames. It was fascinating seeing the various types of offence different Flames had, and I wanted to see how the rest of the league fared. Throughout this week, shot and goal distance charts for all 31 teams … Continue reading Visualising 2018-19 shot and goal distances for Pacific Division teams

Calgary Flames 2018-19 Shot and Goal Distances beeswarm plot. Data visualisation showing the distribution of shot distances between a shot attempt by a forward and the net.

Visualising the Calgary Flames’ shot and goal distances from 2018-19

The Calgary Flames scored a lot the past year. En route to clinching the 2019 Western Conference regular season, they scored 289 goals, which was good for a tie for second in the league with the San Jose Sharks. Only the Tampa Bay Lightning scored more with 325 goals. To score as many goals as … Continue reading Visualising the Calgary Flames’ shot and goal distances from 2018-19

Calgary Flames 2018-19 three star selections data visualisation poster.

Visualising the 2018-19 Flames Three Star Selections

The Flames have been out of action for nearly a month now. It's not an easy pill to swallow seeing how wide open the playoffs have been and how the Flames aren't competing anymore, but there's still plenty of reason to feel good about the Flames. Let's not forget how good of a campaign they … Continue reading Visualising the 2018-19 Flames Three Star Selections

Visualising team scoring across the NHL during the 2018-19 season

The 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are finally upon us. Before the first puck drop, it's high-time to revisit Point Share Shells one more time to see which teams enjoyed high-octane offence and which teams sorely suffered to score. The story lines from this season are abundant: from Tampa Bay's offensive dominance led by Nikita Kucherov, … Continue reading Visualising team scoring across the NHL during the 2018-19 season