January 16 2012 09:21AM
As expected they got their free win against Anaheim and split the home games against legitimate NHL teams, although the Ducks did come within a single shot of their best road shot differential of the season (+5). Of course the big story is the surprise return of Mike Cammalleri and the even bigger surprise that Calgary actually had a good draft pick to throw in to get him.
January 15 2012 06:18PM
Last year, Anton Babchuk was not better defensively than Robyn Regehr. I really hope I haven’t blown the minds of anyone that watched even a single game, but that sentence is surprisingly controversial in the statistical community.
January 12 2012 10:33AM
Previously we looked at on-ice shooting percentage, and learned why Rene Bourque’s 3 assists are different than Blake Comeau’s (and Mikael Backlund’s 1 at the time), and also why Olli Jokinen is leading the way in scoring while other veterans like Alex Tanguay and Jarome Iginla are falling behind.
January 09 2012 09:42AM
The road trips we warned you about are over, and the Flames walked away with 5 points in 7 games after 2 points in first 4, which actually isn't that bad a fate for the league's worst road team. Now they're back at home where they have 7 wins in the past 8 games, thanks most recently to their softie over Minnesota Saturday.
January 08 2012 10:43AM
Alan Ryder just published his annual NHL Review over at Hockey Analytics – a 90-page monster full of everything you need to know about the 2010-11 NHL season, which begs the following questions for many of who: Who is Alan Ryder, and why should anyone with even a glimmer of interest in advanced statistical hockey analysis go and read it immediately?