The Calgary Flames’ penalty kill has fallen from capable, if not among the top teams in the league at the time of this article, to among the worst in the league. Even though at the time of writing it, the Flames’ PK started showing underlying problems that were pointing to a
I wasn’t expecting to receive such a positive response yesterday when I released an update on the data I’ve accumulated and the analysis around it on the Calgary Flames penalty kill. That along with a late night discussion about more teams being tracked has brought this project to a point
On this intermission panel, the topic of the Calgary Flames’ penalty kill comes up. With that comes some praise for Mike Smith, some critique of taking too many penalties, and failing to capitalize on chances. While these points all individually have value, the part of Smith’s work stopping the puck
I’m still working out the kinks on everything I’m tracking and the time required for each event. Ultimately, from what can be scraped from NHL data, pulled from stat sites such as Corsica, and anything else I can acquire from other trackers I think this project can be full actualized.