About Last Night #22: Flames use another hot start and more Rittich brilliance to down Jets

The Calgary Flames faced one of their toughest opponents so far in 2018-19 in the Winnipeg Jets. Looking to earn their third win in their four game home-stand, the Flames showed up, played their hockey, and got their two points. They head into American Thanksgiving atop the Pacific division. The game started off on the…

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Breaking down Canadian scoring in the NHL during 2017-18

Data visualization of goals and assists from Canadian NHL hockey players based on geographic birthplace

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…