Reasonable Expectations: T.J. Brodie

Ryan Pike
August 21 2014 08:30AM

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Three years ago, T.J. Brodie was a curious tale.

Calgary's fourth round selection in 2008 - taken after the club had already selected Greg Nemisz, Mitch Wahl, Lance Bouma and Nick Larson - Brodie turned pro in 2010-11 and quietly (and rapidly) crept up the team's internal rankings. Now he's just 24 years old and already the team's best non-Giordano defenseman. And Giordano's nearly 31 years old and near his career peak, while Brodie still has plenty of room to grow.

But how much growth should we expect from #7 in 2014-15?

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Reasonable Expectations: David Jones

Taylor McKee
August 20 2014 08:30AM

First off, remember when that goal happened? Yeah, I was seduced into thinking the Flames got ol' 20 goals McJones in the great crap-swap of '13 but alas, it was not to be in 2013-14...

The Flames acquired David Jones in June of 2013 as a part of a trade that saw Alex Tanguay and Cory Sarich sent to a team with a coach that treats their players like sheepdogs. Somehow, the Flames managed to acquire Shane O’Brien in that deal in what has become one of the least productive trades in NHL history.

David Jones is certainly a mysterious player for the Flames, displaying tantalizing hands at times and other looking as though he shouldn't be trusted with scissors. Let's get into what we can expect from Jones this coming season!

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Flames Name Jordan Sigalet Goalie Coach

Ryan Pike
August 19 2014 03:38PM

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After a bit of a search, the Calgary Flames got their man. And, as luck would have it, they didn't have to look all that far to find him. The club has officially named Jordan Sigalet to the position of goalie coach for their NHL team.

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PTSD: Post Traumatic Sutter Disorder

Christian Roatis
August 19 2014 01:30PM

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An anxiety appears to have been building in Calgary regarding the Flames' new management team and their seemingly undying thirst for size and toughness. The debate seems to ignite itself on the majority of message board and article comment section, regardless the topic of the original post.

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Reasonable Expectations: Matt Stajan

Ryan Pike
August 19 2014 08:30AM

It's probably fair to say that last year is one that Matt Stajan probably won't want to relive for all the tea in China. In addition to some awful off-ice issues that he and his family had to deal with, Stajan's Calgary Flames club finished fourth-last in the NHL and the veteran missed 19 games between injuries and the other factors.

On the other hand, Stajan had his best offensive season since coming to Calgary. Before you get too excited, it was 33 points, good for sixth on the team. So how good is Matt Stajan at this juncture?

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