Minor Trade: Akim Aliu for John Negrin

Kent Wilson
January 30 2012 10:41AM



It was announced this morning that the Flames have acquired RW Akim Aliu from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for D John Negrin.

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All-star Weekend Open Thread

Kent Wilson
January 28 2012 10:52AM



Like other non-all-stars your FN writers are going to be lazy and take this weekend off. Feel free to use this thread to track ASG stuff, propose trades, debate the direction of the team or just make fun of Oiler players and fans.


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Flames trade Morrison to Chicago

Kent Wilson
January 27 2012 07:27PM


Jay Feaster has rectified one of his off-season errors tonight by dealing Brendan Morrison to the Chicago Blackhawks for defender Brian Connelly. The high scoring blueliner is 25-years old and was never drafted. Connelly managed 11 goals and 52 points in 80 games for the Rockford Icehogs last year and is second on the team in scoring this season with 36-points in 44 games.

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Hesitant Suggestions: Stajan for Gomez?

Kent Wilson
January 27 2012 09:11AM



If you missed it yesterday, make sure to check out Cam Charron's article on Scott Gomez and why the Canadiens most expensive forward is probably better than you think.

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Flames Since the Boston Massacre

Kent Wilson
January 25 2012 05:26PM



Since the humiliating 9-0 loss to the Boston Bruins, Calgary has won five of their last eight games and garnered points in six of them. That's a fine turn around in results after one of the worst defeats in recent history. The story goes that the Flames have begun to play fundamentally better hockey in the aftermath of the Bruins debacle, but as always it's worth checking the data to see if the reality matches the perception.

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