Brodie Sent Down

Kent Wilson
October 19 2010 10:35AM

Vancouver Canucks' Shawn Weller (R) knocks down Calgary Flames TJ Brodie during the first period of their NHL pre-season hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia September 21,2010.     REUTERS/Andy Clark   (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

 

Lots of reports on twitter right now saying TJ Brodie has been sent down to Abbotsford. It's the right move from a number of angles, not least of which is the fact that sitting in the pressbox doesn't make sense for a 20 year-old defender just starting out his career. If the club has decided that the vets are the better bet going forward, then it makes sense for the kid to see ice time at the AHL level. It certainly isn't going to hurt him to be a big wheel in Abbotsford.

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More Good News - He's a Brick Howse

Kent Wilson
October 18 2010 11:49AM

 

Don't look now but the Flames have a prospect putting up stupidly good offensive numbers. It's a situation so rare in Flamesville that it merits attention, even at this early juncture.

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Flamesnation "Comment of the Week" Contest

Kent Wilson
October 18 2010 09:53AM

 

 

On the heels of the Flames convincing Saturday night victory over the Oilers, Flamesnation has more good news. A fresh new "Comment of the Week" contest.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 4 versus Edmonton

Kent Wilson
October 16 2010 10:55PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20065

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Battle of Alberta 2.0 Liveblog

Kent Wilson
October 16 2010 03:03PM

This evening will be Flamesnation's first liveblog of the year. Join myself, Robert Cleave and Puck Daddy's Ryan Lambert (and many others) to celebrate the Flames win/denigrate the Flames terrible effort (outcome depending).

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