How does Aleksander Barkov's new contract impact Sean Monahan?

Mike FAIL
January 26 2016 12:00PM

The second overall pick out of the 2013 NHL Draft was signed to a six-year, $5.9 million AAV contract extension yesterday afternoon. For Panthers fans, this is a big deal, but it does impact the pending Sean Monahan extension. How much will Aleksander Barkov's new contract affect Calgary's scoring centre?

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Micheal Ferland Injured: Will Not Return Tonight

Mike FAIL
January 21 2016 06:52PM

Bad news for Micheal Ferland whose night was ended after an accidental knee to the head after being tripped up early in the second period. The incident came just under a minute into the period during a sequence in close to the Blue Jackets net. 

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POST-GAME: EL VIAJE MISTERIOSO DE THE CALGARY FLAMES

Mike FAIL
January 07 2016 10:05PM

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The Coyotes came into tonight's game second in the Pacific. Eating a Guatemalan insanity pepper would make more sense than this division this season.

Still, they have similar parallels to last year's Calgary Flames team. Mostly in the sense of their overachieving currently (coupled with the sad state of the division). Still, not to undermine the legitimate talent they have, which created an enjoyable game with a disappointing outcome for Flames fans.

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What we learned in 2015: Brad Treliving did a lot

Mike FAIL
December 31 2015 10:00AM

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The hype surrounding Brad Treliving and his forward-thinking ideologies took hold of the Calgary Flames this calendar year. The former Arizona assistant GM's first full year running an NHL organization of his own yielded many positives, though a few nagging underlying issues still exist.

All management is capable of fault, but the improvements made by Treliving in 2015 definitely outweigh the existing negatives. Now, as 2016 approaches, the Flames brass led by Treliving will have a new assortment of hurdles to navigate as the Flames continue to try and build off this calendar year's success.

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POST GAME: Winnipeg, the lesser of the former Atlanta teams 4-1

Mike FAIL
December 22 2015 10:13PM

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A win at home sending the Flames into the Christmas break is about as great of a gift for fans as one can hope for. But how about a win where Johnny Gaudreau proves yet again how incredibly important he is to the future of the franchise?

Well you got one of those.

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