FGD #40: Island(er) Living (7pm MT, SN1)

Ryan Pike
January 02 2015 11:15AM

The Calgary Flames, fresh off a thrilling overtime win over the Oilers on New Year's Eve, kick off the 2015 calendar year with a game tonight against the New York Islanders!

The Flames (21-15-3) have won four in a row! The Islanders (25-11-1) have only won two in a row, but they're generally hotter of late and they are presently battling it out with the Pittsburgh Penguins for top spot in the Metropolitan Division! It should be another stiff test for the Flames, particularly given that the Islanders have a skilled, speedy team that are expected to contend for the East crown this year.

The puck drops at 7pm MT and you can catch the action on Sportsnet One and Sportsnet 960 The Fan.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
January 02 2015 06:30AM

Team Canada keeps on rolling, Canucks looking to deal, Fire Carlyle, Draisaitl back to junior, Evander Kane out long term and more in this week's Roundup.

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Five Things: An uncomfortable question

Ryan Lambert
January 01 2015 10:15AM

1. A worst-case scenario

Kent posed a serious question on Twitter the other day, and it really got me thinking: "Say the Flames can't re-sign Mark Giordano next year."

This was something I honestly hadn't even considered to be a possibility. They recently named the guy captain, and by all accounts he loves Calgary, loves his teammates, etc. The team is also going to throw a ton of cash at him.

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The Fantasy Minute: Waiver Wire

Nation World HQ
January 01 2015 06:45AM


NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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Post-Game: Happy New Year!

Ryan Pike
January 01 2015 02:43AM

The Calgary Flames completed the 2014 portion of their regular season tonight with a comeback overtime win over their most bitter rivals, the Edmonton Oilers, by way of a 4-3 score at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

The calendar year ended in much the same way that it went all season for this group - they figured out a way to win when winning didn't seem easy.

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