A Closer Look at Lee Stempniak

Kent Wilson
August 29 2011 03:22PM

 

 

The newest Calgary Flame is RW Lee Stempniak. Former Blue, Leaf and Coyote, Stempniak exploded onto the scene in 2006-07, scoring 27 goals and 52 points for a lousy Blues team. His unlikely 25+ goal season seemed to hint at a future high-end offensive player.

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Daymond Langkow Traded

Kent Wilson
August 29 2011 01:14PM

 

 

According to emerging reports, the Flames have traded Daymond Langkow to the Phoenix Coyotes.

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Giordano Photoshop Contest Entries

Kent Wilson
August 29 2011 10:40AM

 

 

It's been about a week since we announced the Giordano PS contest, so it's time to reveal the entries and start voting for the winners.

Things started out slowly since the celebratory theme made it a bit tougher for folks to come up with ideas. It's easier to be mean, apparently. That said, we ended up receiving 12 quality photoshops. Some won't be eligilbe for the prize (they'll be marked and won't show up in the poll), but all are worthy of being posted.

So, without further ado...

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Moss at Center?

Kent Wilson
August 26 2011 01:07PM

 

 

In all the discussions of potential line combinations this summer, the one that is mostly overlooked is the possibility of David Moss shifting from the right side to the middle of the ice. Flames fans will remember last year that Moss moved up the depth chart and skated a few games between Iginla and Tanguay before being felled by a knee injury in practice for the rest of the year.

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Yay Optimism - Brent Sutter's steady improvement

Kent Wilson
August 22 2011 12:51PM

 

 

It has been discussed around these parts in several comment strings, but the point should be covered in a full article: Brent Sutter's decision making has improved by leaps and bounds since he was first installed behind the bench, likely for more than one reason. One of the reasons to look forward to 2011-12 is that the Flames head coach is positioned to deploy his troops in the most ideal ways possible.

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