FGD: All Star Effort?

Nation World HQ
January 24 2012 12:16PM

So, for both the San Jose Sharks and Calgary Flames, the prospect of a nice mid-season break looms starting on Wednesday morning.  In the midst of a grinding 82 game season, I can imagine there would be few things players would look forward to.  Well, hopefully a nice beach with the family isn't what's on the minds of the Flames as they host the Sharks for the final game prior to the 2012 NHL All Star break (7 pm, Sportsnet Flames and Sportsnet 960).

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The Way Forward

Kent Wilson
January 24 2012 10:20AM



In my paean to pragmatism last week, I noted the current iteration of the Calgary Flames are closer to the playoffs than the basement so it made sense for the organization to actively pursue the post-season right now.

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Setting Up The Play: What is a "Cycle"?

Justin Azevedo
January 23 2012 06:00PM




Although pretty much every person who's ever played hockey eventually does it, not everyone knows how to do it especially well. It's a pretty simple concept, really: the goal is to use puck movement and possession between players to tire other players out. 

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Black Box: Week 16

Robert Vollman
January 23 2012 08:11AM



After a highly successful road trip Hockey-Reference.com currently puts Calgary's chances of a post-season berth at 28.7%. What impact will having their leading scorer, top penalty-killer and best shut-down forward Curtis Glencross out of the line-up for 6-8 weeks?

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Nation Radio - January 21, 2012

January 22 2012 12:10PM



With Edmonton's post-season hopes once again turning cold, Lowetide's attention is sensibly turning to the long-term again, with his gaze shifting towards the upcoming draft in June 2012. Futures and the ever depressing Battle of Alberta are the topics du jour.

This is Nation Radio.

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