Charts and graphs are great. I love charts and graphs. But they do have a tendency to be a trifle boring. Fortunately, Chartball is here to make sports charts and graphs beautiful. Chartball has been around for a few years but has only recently begun making charts for hockey.
This particular chart covers the Vancouver Canucks’ franchise history up until the 2010-11 season, which makes me think it’s been around for a while, but this is the first I’m seeing it.
And yes, it’s beautiful.
You’re going to want to click on that and make it bigger. Because it gets a lot bigger.
There’s a lot of information, but the pretty part is the bands of colour. Each one represents a single player and their point totals. The wider and longer the band, the better. There are nice big bands for Andre Boudrias, Dennis Kearns, Thomas Gradin, and Stan Smyl from early on, and, of course, Jyrki Lumme, Trevor Linden, Markus Naslund, Todd Bertuzzi, and the Sedins.
I don’t really have any fancy analysis or long story to tell. I mostly just want to point at this beautiful chart and say, “Look! See? Look at it!”
So, look at it.Tags: Charts