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Calgary Flames: Forever a Shame

While the immediate on-ice future of the Calgary Flames is anything but predictable, one constant that will remain part of the organization going forward is the continuation of the Forever […]

Jiri Hudler (middle) has returned home to the Czech Republic following the death of his father. (Icon SMI)

Impact players? Newcomers add depth to Flames organization

When your National Hockey League franchise misses the playoffs for a third straight season and its American Hockey League affiliate loses in the second round of the playoffs, it’s natural […]

by · July 26, 2012 · 2 comments · AHL, Calgary Flames
Is Warren Foegele this year's "Big Jankowski"? - Calgary Flames 2011 first round pick Mark Jankowski (Lisa McRitchie/Kukla's Korner)

Top 10 NHL 2012 Draft Team Performances

With just over a month to digest the results of the 2012 NHL draft and subsequently recover from NDWS (NHL Draft Withdrawal Syndrome), here are my projected top ten team […]

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Top 10 NHL Players 35-Years-Old And Older

With the skill level of young players getting higher, the amount of young NHL talent has spiked over the years. Every year there is a new crop of future star […]

Flames goaltender Leland Irving (middle, facing) is now the #2 man in the organization. (Photo: Christopher Ralph)

Much Ado About Flames Goalie #2

The Calgary Flames have certainly addressed one area of concern this offseason, as the additions of Jiri Hudler, Roman Cervenka, and Dennis Wideman have certainly elevated the skill level of […]

by · July 13, 2012 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
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Calgary Flames prospects on display at 2012 Development Camp

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the 100th anniversary edition of the Calgary Stampede, a very different kind of stampede was underway on the western fringes of the city – […]

by · July 13, 2012 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
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Math Made Easy?: The 2012 NHL Free Agent Frenzy

  Here we go. This is a time of year where money is tossed around like it is made of paper. The amount of contracts after two days is not […]

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Assessing Calgary’s Recent Contracts

While the Flames were certainly looking to improve the quality of the team come July 1st, the numerous nay-sayers who have been calling for the team to aggressively rebuild cannot […]

by · July 3, 2012 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
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Feaster’s Flames get shopping done early

Jay Feaster doesn’t seem to be too taken in by hockey’s annual rituals and television events. When the trade deadline came around during the 2010-11 season and the then-interim Calgary […]

by · July 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Dennis Wideman is a solid puck moving defenceman (Tom Turk/THW).

Calgary Flames add Wideman, re-sign Comeau

The Calgary Flames made a free agency splash prior to July 1 on Wednesday afternoon, announcing two player moves. First, the Flames acquired pending unrestricted free agent Dennis Wideman from […]

by · June 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Is Warren Foegele this year's "Big Jankowski"? - Calgary Flames 2011 first round pick Mark Jankowski (Lisa McRitchie/Kukla's Korner)

The Big Jankowski

A year removed from trading franchise stalwart Robyn Regehr to the Buffalo Sabres at the NHL draft, the Calgary Flames again made a deal with the Sabres by relinquishing the […]

by · June 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Is Warren Foegele this year's "Big Jankowski"? - Calgary Flames 2011 first round pick Mark Jankowski (Lisa McRitchie/Kukla's Korner)

Reviewing the Calgary Flames 2012 Draft Class

The Calgary Flames entered the 2012 NHL Draft with six draft picks. They left Consol Energy Center on Saturday evening with seven new players and most likely a bit of […]

by · June 25, 2012 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects