Problems up the middle

Ryan Pike
August 10 2012 11:08AM

 

 

When your hockey club misses the playoffs for a third straight season by such a narrow margin, it's natural to take a look at what your club's weaknesses have been and to try to address them. The easy things to look at are the areas measured in percentages – face-offs and special teams.

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Clay Wilson to the KHL - some thoughts

Ryan Pike
August 09 2012 03:27PM

 

 

Possibly the biggest news of last week – if it can be called that – was the departure of defenseman Clay Wilson. Wilson signed a deal with Donbass Donetsk, which raised a few comparisons and questions.

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Ferland charged with assault

Ryan Pike
August 07 2012 06:34PM

 

News broke this afternoon that Calgary Flames prospect Michael Ferland has been charged with one count of assault and one count of aggravated assault related to an incident late last month in Cochrane, Alberta, according to the Calgary Sun. Ferland was allegedly involved in an altercation outside of a Cochrane bar on July 29th and is now facing charges relating to that altercation.

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Latest at the Hockey Writers: a look at the Heat's roster

Ryan Pike
August 07 2012 06:41AM

 

 

Last season, the Calgary Flames went into training camp with the majority of their roster spots spoken for. But between a laundry list of injuries and some under-performance by established players, the parent club of the American Hockey League’s Abbotsford Heat went to the farm for players very, very often.

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FlamesNation prospect interview round-up

Ryan Pike
July 30 2012 12:55PM

After a scant few weeks, we've now completed our series of interviews with Calgary Flames prospects. Big thanks to the Flames staff for being so accommodating, and to the players themselves for the interviews.

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