May 16 2011 12:20PM
Feaster ponders what took so long for him to be officially named the Flames GM
The Flames have a press conference scheduled for this afternoon (2:30). The early assumption was that it would be to announce the Glencross signing. However, Bob McKenzie is saying it's more likely to erase that pesky "acting" tag from Feaster's title.
May 16 2011 07:35AM
Vicki Hall says the Flames have re-signed Curtis Glencross. No numbers have been confirmed, but the rumored deal is for about $2.55M per year over four years. Not a bad contract (assuming there's no NTC attached to it): the cap hit is quite manageable (assuming the number is accurate) and the term doesn't carry him into the grey beard years.
May 10 2011 01:13PM
Interesting discussion on the FAN960 this morning between Dean Molberg and Rhett Warrener. The issue was the Flames perception in the UFA market and how that might impact the club going forward.
May 09 2011 02:01PM
I won't be quoting any numbers or arcane stats in the post today. I won't even be contributing much original material. Mostly I just wanted to call attention to this interesting article by David Staples of the Edmonton Journal on the history of scoring chances and "non-traditional" stats in the NHL.
May 05 2011 11:55AM
Time to take a break from the scoring chance posts for now I think. Some people love graphs and charts and pocket protectors and such, but even their eyes will start to glaze over if I do nothing but talk about advanced stats every day (and I would). So here's another round of random thoughts 'bout the Flames and other stuff.