Bouma out indefinitely with MCL and ACL injury

Ryan Pike
October 25 2012 12:57PM

 

 

In news that should make even the most optimistic Flames fan go "Oh, that's not good," the Abbotsford Heat quietly let it slip recently that forward Lance Bouma has injured both his MCL and ACL and will be out for an indefinite period of time. Dan Kinvig of the Abbotsford News broke the bad news yesterday.

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Flames Prospect Update, October 22 2012

Ryan Pike
October 22 2012 09:51AM

 

 

Every hockey league except for that one league is now in action. There are a lot of Flames prospects in action. Most of them played this weekend. Actually, everybody except for John Ramage. Here's an update.

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Flames Weekend Guide, October 18 2012

Ryan Pike
October 17 2012 01:48PM

 

 

There's a whole lotta hockey going on this weekend at various levels of play, and a great deal of it has relevance for Calgary Flames fans. For the benefit of those who would like to watch, listen or otherwise follow these games, here's a quick glimpse at what's on tap this weekend.

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Flames Prospect Update, October 15 2012

Ryan Pike
October 15 2012 12:31PM


 

I don't know about you, but I spent my weekend watching hockey. The Abbotsford Heat returned to action following a fairly successful 2011-12 campaign. The Western Hockey League continued to provide fun games. Heck, the NCAA finally returned and we got a fleeting glimpse of The Big Jankowski against grown men.

Also, the lockout is now a month old, but hockey continues to occur.

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Latest at the Hockey Writers: a chat with Heat coach Troy G. Ward

Ryan Pike
October 12 2012 10:35AM

 

A year ago, veteran minor league coach Troy G. Ward inherited the position of head coach of the Abbotsford Heat from departing bench boss Jim Playfair. An assistant for one year with the Heat under Playfair, Ward gained a bit of familiarity with the club and its players and set right to work developing a winning strategy.

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