The Deceiving Ducks

Pat Steinberg
April 28 2015 12:00PM

DuckHunt

Let's go over the facts really quickly. The Calgary Flames will be taking on the Anaheim Ducks on round two of the 2015 postseason. With 109 points, the Ducks finished 12 points ahead of Calgary in the Pacific Division standings. Anaheim is undoubtedly better than Calgary's first round opponent in Vancouver. The Flames have a long, well publicized run of futility at the Honda Center. Calgary will almost certainly be viewed as the underdog in this series. You can't really dispute those facts I just listed off. One thing I can dispute, however, is the notion that the Ducks are a true Western Conference powerhouse.

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The Scorch Photoshop Contest Finals

Ryan Pike
April 28 2015 10:38AM

Ladies and gentleman, not only is Round 1 over, but so is the Scorch Photoshop Contest, where we asked you fine individuals to create masterpieces involving Scorch.

(All hail Scorch!)

We have four finalists, which I have given wacky titles to based upon their content and the file-names. It's up to you fine people to decide who wins this particular contest.

Your four finalists are after the jump!

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Round 2 Schedule Speculation

Ryan Pike
April 28 2015 09:15AM

The Calgary Flames have advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs!

In the interest of allowing everyone to plan their lives and make the appropriate excuses to friends, relatives and loved ones, here's what we think we know right now about the schedule.

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HOW GOOD IS TIMO MEIER?

Lowetide
April 28 2015 07:00AM

Timo Meier is one of the best pure scorers in this year's draft and is a dynamic winger. He is among a fairly large group of draft eligibles this year who could be NHL ready. He could be one of the first 10 names called at the 2015 Entry Draft.

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Faceoff Breakdown - Round 1

Ryan Pike
April 27 2015 03:00PM

One man who is being heavily praised by Flames fans and pundits after the series' end is Matt Stajan. Not only did Stajan score the series-clinching goal, he also was crucial in shutting down the Sedins in the six-game series.

One huge way he shut down the Sedins was his face-off dominance, as Stajan had the highest face-off winning percentage of any regular center in the series.

A full breakdown is after the jump!

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