November 05 2010 09:40AM
The Flames head to St. Paul this evening, with the faint echo of a displeased fan base likely still in their heads. Tonight, they face a club that has kept their head above water almost exclusively via their work when a man to the good.
November 04 2010 05:57PM
Another week is in the bin, and with that, the round-up returns for a perusal of matters around the league. In this installment, the Flames hit the skids before hitting the road, The Penguins and Hawks are scuffling as well, and the longest tenured coach in the league might be in trouble.
November 04 2010 05:56PM
Scott Arniel (Right) and his teammates (R to L) Laurie Boschman, Dale Hawerchuk and Tim Watters were loving life and 7-Up in Winnipeg in the mid 1980s. Fast forward 25 years and Arniel finds himself as a rookie head coach with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He isn't promoting 7-Up and he's replaced his teammates with assistant coaches, Brad Berry, Bob Boughner and Dan Hinote. You think the 18, 19 and 20-year-old rookies have pressure in the NHL, imagine being a rookie head coach on a team that has never won a playoff game.
November 04 2010 10:43AM
The first winning comment of our new COTW contest goes to FN member Gange, who won us over with this rant after the *ahem* set-back versus the Washington Capitals:
November 03 2010 10:58PM
It may have been a one goal game, but the Detroit Red Wings had the puck so much on Wednesday night that it was going to be hard for anyone to beat them. When it all shook down, the Flames fell 2-1 and were unable to convert upon a late opportunity with a four minute powerplay handed to Detroit.