Post Tagged with: "Brian Burke"

Concerns over head injuries may gradually eliminate fighting from hockey. (photo courtesy SlidingSideways/Flickr CC)

The Evolution of Hockey: Enforcers to Analytics

Last night the 2014-2015 NHL season opened and we were graced with hockey’s presence for the first time in 116 days – or since Friday the 13th (no, preseason doesn’t […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats
It's time for Dave Nonis to pull the trigger on his coaching staff (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

Nonis vs. Burke: Changing the Maple Leafs’ Philosophy

On Monday, the Toronto Maple Leafs made four cuts – trimming down their roster only days before they open the 2014-15 season against their rival Canadiens. For the first time […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Coyotes Asst GM Brad Treliving

The Calgary Flames Are Quietly Having a Great Summer

It’s been a long time since the hockey community could look at anything the Calgary Flames did without a great deal of confusion. Nearly four years of counter-intuitive decisions from the […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
Nick Ritchie (Terry Wilson/OHL Images)

Nick Ritchie: A Typical Maple Leaf

Don’t expect Peterborough Petes forward Nick Ritchie to slide past the top-10 mark in Friday’s NHL Entry Draft. The big left winger seems to have all the right tools to […]

The Scotiabank Saddledome (5of7/Flickr Creative Commons)

Why Do Cities Still Publicly Fund New NHL Arenas?

Brian Burke’s mouth, as it so often does, has made headlines in recent weeks concerning the Calgary Flames’ “embarrassing” home arena, the Saddledome. Burke’s call for a downtown stadium is […]

by · June 21, 2014 · 3 comments · News/Commentary
Brian Burke (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Reignition: Calgary Flames Revamp Management Team

While the Calgary Flames have begun their rebuild on the ice, an even more extensive revitalization of the club as been underway off the ice. The process began in September, […]

by · June 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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New Flames GM Brad Treliving Heads Right To Work

When the Calgary Flames ended their season, president of hockey operations Brian Burke indicated that the team was comfortable waiting until after the 2014 NHL Draft to hire their new […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Calgary Flames Hire Brad Treliving as New GM

After a four month search, Calgary Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke reportedly has his man. According to multiple reports, including ones from TSN’s Bob MacKenzie and Sportsnet’s John […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

The 2013-14 Calgary Flames: A Successful Failure

As the curtain dropped on the 2013-14 Calgary Flames season, the mood of the building was conflicted. On one hand, the organization that was expected to be a league doormat […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Hockey News: Bruins as Cup Favorites; MacDonald Contract Extension

The video game Stanley Cup final sees the Bruins triumphant over the Sharks. [The Province] Boston seems to be the Cup favorite to many in real life as well, as […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Canucks Corner Editorial – The Low Point

To the frustrated Canucks fan, We are all Canucks, and right now, we are all feeling the pain. The Canuck image, reputation and brand, has been tarnished & humiliated. This […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
Karri Ramo (Greg Thompson/Hammersmith Studios)

End of Season: Questions for the Calgary Flames

  The 2013-14 season is winding down and members of the Calgary Flames are set to head out for their long summer holidays. The questions begin in earnest: Will Michael […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames