It is generally thought that laughter is the best medicine. This writer certainly tends to think so, and my armoire full of now obsolete DVDs can attest to the value […]
Having just received a Bachelor of Arts in History (with a concentration in Canadian History) from the University of Calgary, Thomas Strangward is pursuing his passion of sports journalism and has recently accepted a seat in the renowned Radio, Television, and Broadcast News Program at SAIT in Calgary, Alberta.
Recent Articles by Thomas
For the fourth year in a row, the closest that the Calgary Flames and their fans will get to the playoffs are televised games. As the Flames continue to plan […]
As the first round of the NHL playoffs winds down, the members of the Calgary Flames are surely strewn well across the globe. Some are playing for their respective nations […]
After making massive changes and gearing up for a long-overdue rebuild of their roster over the last month, the 2012-2013 Calgary Flames found themselves in an unfamiliar position- the win column. Since a 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on April 6th, the Flames have gone 6-3-0 and have earned 12 of a possible 19 points. Ironically, the winning streak could not have come at a worse time
Despite the losing season, the disastrous Ryan O’Reilly offer sheet gaffe, the trades of Jarome Iginla and Jay Bouwmeester, and the much-bandied about retirement rumours attached to Miikka Kiprusoff, I […]
There is a significant amount of uncertainty swirling around the Calgary Flames for the first time in over a decade. Call-in shows and local discussions over that time have made […]
The Calgary Flames are certainly correctly proving the adage that March roars in like a lion and peters out like a lamb. Beginning the month as a self-described playoff bubble […]
It’s over. The post-Jarome Iginla era in Calgary has officially begun. Iginla was shipped out by General Manager Jay Feaster last night to the Pittsburgh Penguins in return […]
While the majority of interest around the Calgary Flames right now is trade speculation, primarily regarding the future of captain and franchise scoring leader Jarome Iginla, there are other intriguing […]
For the past three seasons, the Calgary Flames have been a playoff bubble team that has found themselves finishing just outside the annual Stanley Cup tournament with respective finishes of […]
Miikka Kiprusoff couldn’t be returning at a more opportune time. After missing the last 13 games with an MCL injury, the Flames’ all-time wins leader is set to start tonight against his former team, the San Jose Sharks.
In whichever way the Flames season continues, there has never been so much evidence to support the two-fold identities of Flames fans- the optimists and the pessimists. For those not […]