On Aquilini and the Abbotsford Heat

Over the weekend, Greg Douglas of the Vancouver Sun dropped a report, which suggested that Canucks owner – real estate magnate Francesco Aquilini – is planning on taking a run at the financial and marketing catastrophe known as the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre, and their primary tenant the Abbotsford Heat.


Time on ice quality of competition and the Calgary Flames

    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….


Jarome Iginla Now and Going Forward

    During the weekend open thread, I asked everyone to envision what the team might look like in 3 years absent many of the longtime mainstays like Jarome Iginla and Miikka Kiprusoff. The question of Iginla’s future with the club will continue to grow as the year progresses and we near the completion of…