The Calgary Flames will make modern NHL history with new goalie tandem

The Calgary Flames made one of the biggest moves in free agency this year by signing Jacob Markstrom to a six year deal. Markstom was widely regarded as the best goalie option available, and the Flames are no doubt excited to add him to their roster. The carousel of starting goalies looks to have finally … Continue reading The Calgary Flames will make modern NHL history with new goalie tandem

Behind the Bruise: Evaluating the Force of a Blocked Shot

Introduction One of the most fundamental aspects of engineering mechanics is the study of moving objects. Referred to as dynamics, this area of study aims to determine and predict the behaviour of various bodies as they move, accelerate, collide, and deform. This applies directly to hockey in many ways including the physics behind shots, passes, … Continue reading Behind the Bruise: Evaluating the Force of a Blocked Shot