FGD: Pre-Season Finale (6pm MT, no TV)

Ryan Pike
October 04 2014 07:35PM

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After three and a half weeks, many scrimmages, four Young Stars games, a Dinos match-up and eight pre-season contests for the big boys, the 2014-15 Calgary Flames pre-season finally winds down tonight with a visit to MTS Centre and the Winnipeg Jets.

The game goes at 6pm MT on Sportsnet 960 The Fan. If you have a digital cable box, I believe the game is on the free Center Ice preview, but there's also a chance it's blacked out. It worked for me for Thursday's game, but your mileage may vary.

With just 30 bodies left in camp, tonight's the last chance for many Calgary Flames players to make a last-ditch effort to not get sent to Glens Falls, NY to begin play with the Adirondack Flames (who lost a pre-season game to the hated Utica Comets last night).

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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Nation World HQ
October 04 2014 02:45PM

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Courtesy of The Royal Half, here's a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. In alphabetical order of the teams in the Pacific Division… we present the first installment of Pacific War Room for the 2014-15 NHL Season!

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The Curious Case of Josh Jooris

Christian Roatis
October 04 2014 10:06AM

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Josh Jooris and hockey have gone hand-in-hand, like spaghetti and meatballs, since Jooris was just a little tyke. While Mark Jooris, father of Josh, grinded it out in leagues across Europe, his son – and understudy – was quickly learning the ropes of the game he was growing into, and developing a feverish passion for.

And as it turns out, he happened to have a knack for it.

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Handicapping The Remaining Cuts

Ryan Pike
October 03 2014 10:28AM

We're still less than 24 hours removed from the Johnny Gaudreau Show, but the business of training camp will soon need to be formally addressed amidst all the swooning. I enclosed a video of his three assists last night above, because wowzers, that's why.

But the Flames NHL roster sits at 33 bodies and the club is required to get it down to 23 by 3pm MT on Tuesday.

Here's how they could (or should) do it.

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THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
October 03 2014 05:30AM


Regular season is just around the corner, player previews, player cuts, fake signing's, cool gifts for fans and more in this week's Roundup.

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