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Brian Burke (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Brian Burke’s Terrible Tenure as Leafs GM – Part 2

Last week I began the task of reviewing Brian Burke’s term as the General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. I thought, now that it’s been three seasons since he’s […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Calgary Flames Losing Streak Hits Eight

Hi. My name is Chris Kayaniotes… and I’m a Calgary Flames fan. Now this has not always been an easy admission. And the timing is not necessarily great either right now […]

by · December 22, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Phil Kessel is the Coolest Guy in the NHL

Phil Kessel is the Coolest Guy in the NHL

Get cancer – Return and score 30 goals. Get Traded in a trade that is universally panned – Become so good it’s irrelevant. Get shoulder surgery – Return and score […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
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
Leafs GM Dave Nonis retained half of Daniel Winnik's salary in this week's trade with Pittsburgh (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 · 2 comments · 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 […]

by · June 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft, Toronto Maple Leafs
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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames