September 05 2012 09:09AM
There may be no CBA movement in the NHL, but the Canadian Hockey League chugs towards the beginning of the regular season AND things are kicking off in Europe!
August 27 2012 02:02PM
As the month of August threatens to turn into September, the National Hockey League and its players appear no closer to labour peace than they were a month ago. Despite this, the hockey world continues to turn.
Here's what going on related to your Calgary Flames...
August 27 2012 11:32AM
When the puck drops for the 2012-13 season, all eyes may be on Sven Baertschi as he makes his full-time professional debut. But another very promising young player will also be turning pro – Max Reinhart.
August 21 2012 03:08PM
Just over 14 months ago, the Calgary Flames were backed into a corner. With former first round draft pick Tim Erixon refusing to sign with the club and the team poised to lose him for a mere compensatory second round pick, the team rolled the dice on a trade with the New York Rangers. Just before the deadline to sign draft picks, the Flames sent Erixon and a fifth round pick to the Rangers for prospect Roman Horak and a pair of second round picks (used to take Tyler Wotherspoon and Markus Granlund).
August 20 2012 03:28PM
Our colleague Eric T over at NHLNumbers has put together a nice addition to the world of advanced stats – time on ice quality of competition (or TOI qualcomp).
The logic is rather simple: a team's best players will generally play the most minutes, the second-best play the second most and so on. As such, you can rate the quality of competition that a club's players face based on the amount of ice-time their opposition usually gets.