September 27 2010 10:17AM
Ryan Pinder, the director of broadcasting and media relations for the Penticton Vees, was on the scene when the baby Flames were in Penticton for the recent prospect tournament. He was good enough to snaps some pics and send them our way for publishing.
September 23 2010 10:45AM
A few weeks ago, word was that Daymond Langkow was nearing 100% and may be able to return to duty a lot sooner than expected. Cap problems bloomed in light of the news, but the Flames center depth wasn't in question. Fast forward to this past Wednesday morning and the situation has reverse itself: Langkow is out indefinitely, Stajan is down for the count and 'tweener Ryan Stone hasn't even skated yet. Calgary's cap problems have noticeably receded into the background, giving the stage to their sudden dearth of centermen.
September 22 2010 06:02PM
We here at the Nation were recently contacted by Paul Jenkins of Prostate Cancer Canada. He asked if we could share information on their upcoming "Stick-It to Prostate Cancer" ball hockey tournament. It's a good a organization and a good cause, so without further ado...
September 22 2010 10:53AM
The Flames beat the Canucks kids/hopefuls yesterday in both games, 3-2 at home and 3-1 in Vancouver. I missed the action for both owing to some cable confusion, but the gamethread below has some on-the-fly observations for those looking for re-caps. Other thoughts and such are welcome in the comments.
Luckily, the NHL kept the stats for the games last night, so here are some items of interest:
September 20 2010 04:33PM
I managed to catch a large portion of the Flames intra squad game this afternoon. Here are some of my thoughts and obseervations in no discernable order:
- The speed and intensity for what was a largely meaningless scrimmage was up there. It was, for example, far more interesting than the NHL all-star game (but what isn't right?). Nobody was taking a day off this afternoon and that included the vets.