Flames October Review Roundtable

Kent Wilson
November 02 2010 09:34AM

Calgary Flames Olli Jokinen (L) takes a swing at Edmonton Oilers Sam Gagner during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY IMAGES OF THE DAY)

(I don't use the term "great" very often. But this is the greatest photo in Calgary Flames history)

With the first 11 games under our collective belts, I felt it was time to review the Flames opening month with Robert Cleave and Pat Steinberg. Here are their replies to some questions I had about the club thus far.

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The Revealed Value of Daymond Langkow

Kent Wilson
November 01 2010 04:48PM

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 28: Daymond Langkow #22 of the Calgary Flames skates with the puck past Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on January 28, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)


One of the more interesting coaching decisions by Brent Sutter thus far has been the matching of Olli Jokinen, Rene Bourque and Niklas Hagman against the other team's top lines. The season didn't begin that way, but Sutter has settled into that routine lately.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 11 versus Washington

Kent Wilson
October 31 2010 06:58PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20154

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Calgary Signs Mark Giordano to a Contract Extension

Kent Wilson
October 29 2010 01:57PM

EDMONTON, CANADA - OCTOBER 16: Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano  makes a pass against the Edmonton Oilers at the Scotiabank Saddledome on October 16, 2010 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Flames beat the Oilers 5-3. (Photo by Dylan Lynch/Getty Images)


According to Globe Writer James Mirtle.

More details as they emerge.

EDIT - according to the announcement, the contract will extend till 2015-16.

UPDATE - Here's the official release (via our own Pat Steinberg):

For Immediate Release

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 10 versus Colorado

Kent Wilson
October 28 2010 10:24PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20136

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