Flames GM and Random Thoughts - April 15

Kent Wilson
April 15 2011 08:59AM



The Flames season is over in early April for the second year in a row. Lots of questions heading into the summer, including most importantly who is going to run this thing now that Darryl is out the door.

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The Rise and Fall of Darryl Sutter - Part 6, The Decline

Kent Wilson
April 14 2011 11:41AM


Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Empowered by his initial success and emboldened by the installment of friends and family throughout the organization, Sutter was free to indulge his very singular habits and pursue his very singular vision during his reign as the Flames general manager. The unlikely 2003-04 post-season success and the 103 point season the following year cemented the Flames "contender" status in the mind of the team's manager, augmenting expectations in town and around the league as well.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 82 versus Vancouver

Kent Wilson
April 09 2011 10:50PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 21223

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Pre-season Player Projection Review

Kent Wilson
April 08 2011 08:14AM

(Rob Vollman of Hockey Prospectus returns to take a look at his pre-season player projections)


In October we used the Snepsts System to search the NHL’s vast historical database to find players with era-adjusted statistics comparable to today’s Flames, and used their average to project their performance this season.  Let’s look back and compare that with their actual results (well, minus their final game).

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 81 versus Edmonton

Kent Wilson
April 06 2011 10:14PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 21198

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