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A look at the 2012-13 Calgary Flames – Defense and Goalies

While the summer of 2012 was primarily spent over-hauling the Calgary Flames coaching staff and forwards, the team did virtually no tinkering on the roster’s back-end. The club lost Scott […]

by · September 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Calgary Flames
Jarome Iginla is no longer a Calgary Flame. (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

A look at the 2012-13 Calgary Flames – the Forwards

After three seasons without a playoff appearance, the Calgary Flames will be hoping to change their fortunes when the 2012-13 regular season kicks off. The offseason saw a series of […]

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Fantasy Hockey Preview: Best of the Northwest

This is part 3 of 6: Part 1: Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Phoenix Coyotes, San Jose Sharks Part 2: Carolina Hurricanes, Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay […]

WHAT IF Calgary Had Won The 2004 Stanley Cup?

WHAT IF Calgary Had Won The 2004 Stanley Cup?

Our “Revisionist History” series continues with the another change of fate question. What if the Calgary Flames had won the 2004 Stanley Cup? The talk amongst  Calgary fans via Twitter […]

by · August 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning
Sven Baertschi. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Flames Training Camp Preview Part 1 of 3: The Fresh Faces

While the CBA negotiations between the NHL and the NHLPA seemingly continue to waltz the line of the second NHL lockout in just seven years, optimistic fans are opting to […]

Mike Cammalleri (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Key dates for Calgary Flames fans in 2012-13

As summer winds down and prepares to turn into fall, hockey fans prepare for the beginning of the season. But with so many players throughout pro organizations scattered throughout so […]

by · August 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
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2012-13 NHL Regular Season Predictions: Western Conference

August is the time of the year where things are very slow regarding NHL news, especially since the free agency “frenzy” has cooled down and that NHL training camps are […]

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How the West Has Fared Post-Lockout

With the current CBA about to expire, it’s time to look at how the NHL’s Western Conference has fared since the 2004-2005 lockout…

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Pre-Season NHL Rankings: The Western Conference

This off-season has been full of surprising twists and turns in the NHL world, from Shea Weber signing an offer sheet with the Philadelphia Flyers and the Nashville Predators’ matching […]

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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 […]