Season of injuries forces Calgary Flames to find hidden depth

Tom Kostopoulos Flames

THE STATS LINE 34-26-14 record [18th overall (in points percentage)] 2.43 goals-for per game [26th overall] 2.61 goals-against per game [13th overall] 17.2% power-play success rate [15th overall] 83.6% penalty-kill …

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Future Flames: Baertschi, Irving top Calgary prospects

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Throughout the tenure of former general manager Darryl Sutter, the Calgary Flames have been criticized for not having a particularly deep prospect pool. That reputation wasn’t entirely un-earned, but blaming …

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Calgary Flames Round-Up: Calgary’s season of hospital hockey continues with more injuries and call-ups

Curtis Glencross

THE STATS LINE 30-25-12 record [19th overall (in points percentage)] 2.40 goals-for per game [25th overall] 2.66 goals-against per game [14th overall] 17.1% power-play success rate [14th overall] 82.6% penalty-kill …

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NHL Top 100 Prospect Rankings (Part 1: 76 to 100)

86 Jordan Weal LAK F Drafted: 2010-70th

Only Hall and Seguin have compiled more points last season in the CHL amongst draft eligible players. To accomplish this in the toughest of the three CHL leagues, the Dub (WHL) that is, is all the more impressive. In fact, Jordan Weal became the first 17-year-old player in over a decade to record 100 points in a season in the WHL (WHL.ca).

The Kids Can Play! Observations From Finland Versus Team Canada

Fortunate enough to land lower bowl seats in the Saddledome for December 23rd’s tilt between the Finland and Team Canada in a pre-WJC tournament game, I thought I’d reflect back …

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