HOW GOOD IS JOHNNY GAUDREAU?

Byron Bader
February 10 2014 03:02PM

 

 

-via D. Mahoney

John Gaudreau, drafted in the 4th round by the Calgary Flames in 2011, has been a staple in any optimistic discussions revolving around the Flames over the past few years. Thus far, in his college career, Gaudreau has been nothing short of amazing. He put up nearly 1.5 points per game in his sophomore year and is racking up 2 points per game this year, his 3rd year with Boston College. Gaudreau’s current 2 ppg translates to a 67 NHLE and he is currently riding a 23-game point streak (he's got 48 points during that streak). Johnny clearly looks to be a special player, but just how special is he?

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FGD: WHAT NOT TO DO

Byron Bader
February 06 2014 11:44AM

 

-via paul.hadsall

Tonight, in the first meeting of the year between these two clubs, the Calgary Flames (21-28-7) face-off against the nearly identical (in overall record only) New York Islanders (22-28-8) at the lowly Nassau Coliseum.  It’s an early one as the puck drops at 5 pm MT on Sportsnet West.

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FGD: FOUR!

Byron Bader
January 30 2014 02:39PM


 

-via halifaxdrunk

Tonight, the Calgary Flames (19-27-7) try for their fourth straight victory when they host the San Jose Sharks (34-14-5) at the Scotiabank Saddledome.  The Flames have won their last three games, all of which have come on home ice.  The three-game winning streak is the Flames longest winning streak of the 2013-14 season.  It has been nearly two years since the Flames have won four or more games in a row. The last time the Flames won four straight games was March of the 2011-12 season when they actually won five games in a row from March 6, 2012 to March 15, 2012. Puck drops at 7:00 pm MT on Sportsnet West.

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Rookies and the 20 Goal Plateau

Byron Bader
January 25 2014 09:18AM

-via halfaxdrunk

Flames' rookie Sean Monahan has been the talk of Flames Town for much of the 2013-14 season. He was selected in the 2013 draft 6th overall by the Flames and made the team immediately out of camp. He did not disappoint in his first few months in the league, putting up 15 points in roughly 20 games. His game has trailed off since then but he's still contributing on a Flames team that doesn't score very much. In fact, he's leading this Flames team in goals with his 14 on the season.

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FGD: HOW BOUT A WIN

Byron Bader
January 22 2014 12:23PM

-via Don't worry1

The Calgary Flames (16-27-7) return home from a brief two-game road trip to take on the Phoenix Coyotes (23-17-9).  Puck drops at 7:30 pm MT on Sportsnet West.  The question is will the home winless streak continue?

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