Around the league - Nov 5, 2009

Jason Gregor
November 05 2009 11:11PM

The Carolina Hurricanes are on a ten game losing streak, the longest in the NHL since the St. Louis lost 13 straight from March 16th to April 8th in 2006.

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Failing at simple math

Jean Lefebvre
November 05 2009 09:21PM

In the hockey world, it’s never been easier to crunch numbers.

With a few wiggles of the fingers, we have instant access to a dizzying array of statistics – everything from Corsi numbers and Qualcomp to good old goals and assists. Thanks to computers and spreadsheets, any mildly educated hockey fan in a flash can make those numbers sit up and beg.

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GDFD No. 14: Absent

Ryan Lambert
November 05 2009 08:49AM

Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 14th game of the season on Nov. 5, 2009.

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GDFD No. 13: That's probably lucky right?

Ryan Lambert
November 04 2009 05:44PM

Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 13th game of the season on Nov. 4, 2009.

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And the winners are...

Jean Lefebvre
November 01 2009 04:03PM

Funny how the Flames escaped what for them has recently been the gruesome month of October with a fairly health 7-4-1 record and yet there are as many concerns and questions about the hockey club as ever.

Meanwhile, up in Edmonton, illness and a weird pattern of scoring either a lot or not at all has marked a .500-ish start for the Oilers.

And over in Vancouver, all the new space-age dressing-room features in the world hasn’t prevented the spate of injuries that have made the defending division-champion Canucks a very mediocre outfit.

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