TWC Power Rankings 2021: Week 2

Welcome back to the new and improved 2021 TWC Power Rankings! Here at TWC, we use a statistical model to effectively rank teams on a week to week basis. The model takes into effect winning percentages, CF%, SCF%, HDCF% as well as SV%. Each statistical category is weighed and scored differently, giving each team a … Continue reading TWC Power Rankings 2021: Week 2

Flames Visual Recap 3: Flames comeback with a torching second period, win second straight over Canucks

The Calgary Flames got off to a shaky start against the Vancouver Canucks, but after the first period, they came out ablaze in the second and never looked back. Johnny Gaudreau, Mikael Backlund, and Elias Lindholm scored three straight goals in the second frame. In the third, Mark Giordano added a power play goal and … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 3: Flames comeback with a torching second period, win second straight over Canucks

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TWC Power Rankings 2021: Week 1

Welcome back to the new and improved 2021 TWC Power Rankings! Here at TWC, we use a statistical model to effectively rank teams on a week to week basis. The model takes into effect winning percentages, CF%, SCF%, HDCF% as well as SV%. Each statistical category is weighed and scored differently, giving each team a … Continue reading TWC Power Rankings 2021: Week 1

WINNIPEG, MB - JANUARY 14: Matthew Tkachuk #19, Rasmus Andersson #4 and Elias Lindholm #28 of the Calgary Flames celebrate a first period goal against the Winnipeg Jets with teammates at the bench at the Bell MTS Place on January 14, 2021 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)

Flames Sunday Census: Getting a sense of where the Calgary Flames stand in the North Division

The Calgary Flames are expected to be right in the pack fighting for playoff positioning all season long in the North Division. It's arguably the NHL's tightest division, with a handful of mid-pack teams all north of the border. To see how Flames fans view the team this season, we asked a few questions all … Continue reading Flames Sunday Census: Getting a sense of where the Calgary Flames stand in the North Division

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Flames Visual Recap 2: Markstrom shuts out Canucks, Flames get first win of the year

The Calgary Flames picked up their first win of the 2020-21 campaign, winning with a 3-0 shutout over the Vancouver Canucks. Jacob Markstrom stopped all 32 shots against him, while the Flames got three power play goals from Sean Monahan, Dillon Dube, and Matthew Tkachuk. Check out these data visualisations to see how the Game … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 2: Markstrom shuts out Canucks, Flames get first win of the year

NHL Fantasy: Five players to watchlist after the first few games of the season

With the NHL season getting underway this week and fantasy drafts mostly finishing up Tuesday night, fantasy managers will now be scouring the waiver wire to improve their team post draft. Every year there are a few players who no one has on their draft radar that end up being valuable fantasy assets. The beginning … Continue reading NHL Fantasy: Five players to watchlist after the first few games of the season

Vancouver Canucks Season Preview: What to expect from the Flames versus the Canucks

The Calgary Flames fell to the Winnipeg Jets in their season opener last Thursday night, and are looking to rebound with a win in their home opener against the Vancouver Canucks tonight. The first of 10 games against the rivals to the west, it's time to look at what Flames fans can expect from this … Continue reading Vancouver Canucks Season Preview: What to expect from the Flames versus the Canucks

NHL North Division 2021 Travel Breakdown Infographic. The total kilometres travelled and total trips are counted for Canadian Teams for the 2020-21 season.

NHL North Division 2021 travel breakdown

The NHL is set to return to competitive action this week. Teams are either winding down their training camps, or in some unfortunate cases are back in quarantine. Undoubtedly, there are many challenges associated with starting a regular season while the pandemic is yet to be under control. As spectators, we can only hope those … Continue reading NHL North Division 2021 travel breakdown

What the Calgary Flames should do with Travis Hamonic

There is a new rumour afoot. As reported by Bob Marjanovich on TSN1040 in Vancouver, Travis Hamonic's name is on the radar of a few NHL teams, specifically the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks. For unknown reasons, the tweet posted by TSN1040 earlier today that garnered quite a lot of interest has since been deleted. … Continue reading What the Calgary Flames should do with Travis Hamonic

A look back at the Calgary Flames’ record versus other Canadian teams

The all-Canadian division is here! This week, we've heard many reports of the NHL returning in mid-January 2021, with a complete divisional realignment due to differing COVID-19 restrictions across Canada and the United States. The new divisional alignment includes the long rumoured all-Canadian division, merging former Pacific Division teams the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and … Continue reading A look back at the Calgary Flames’ record versus other Canadian teams