How does Aleksander Barkov's new contract impact Sean Monahan?

January 26 2016 12:00PM

The second overall pick out of the 2013 NHL Draft was signed to a six-year, $5.9 million AAV contract extension yesterday afternoon. For Panthers fans, this is a big deal, but it does impact the pending Sean Monahan extension. How much will Aleksander Barkov's new contract affect Calgary's scoring centre?

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The Pacific War Room

Nation World HQ
January 26 2016 11:42AM


In an effort to keep fans aware of the comings and goings of the other teams in the Smythe Pacific Division… The fine folks at The Royal Half have created the Pacific War Room… a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. In order of the Pacific Division standings… we present the Pacific War Room!

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Calgary's best value contracts

Pat Steinberg
January 26 2016 10:00AM


The Calgary Flames have got some difficult decision to make going forward. With their season quickly slipping away, the Flames have some choices to make on certain players prior to the 2016 trade deadline. Additionally, with two massive contracts to finalize prior to next season, Calgary is going to have to make some contract sacrifices elsewhere. 

Knowing where things are going, the Flames are going to have to surround their core with good value, savvy contracts. Luckily there are a few already on the team. I've narrowed it down to the three best ones.

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Stars 2, Flames 1 post-game embers: The trade deadline is still a month away

Ari Yanover
January 26 2016 08:00AM



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Post-Game: Stars, Fallen

Ryan Pike
January 25 2016 09:30PM

(Jerome Miron / USA Today Sports)

The Calgary Flames finished their road trip off with a whimper tonight, spending the majority of the first half of the game in their own end and generally looking like a team that was wondering when they could sleep in their own beds. Ultimately, they dropped a 2-1 decision to the Dallas Stars after spotting them a 2-0 lead, and closed out their five-game road trip with a woeful 1-3-1 record.

Here's how it happened.

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