Matt Stajan Monday: A Lil Bit O' Karma

RossCreekNation
July 25 2011 12:33AM

 

 

It is today - in the middle of the dog days of summer, with just 58 days until the first pre-season game against the 2nd place, runner-up Vancouver Canucks - that I have decided to ask the hockey gods for a-lil-bit-o-karma.

So let me declare Monday July 25th as Matt Stajan Monday by asking all Flames fans to join in and watch this video in hopes that we can see some Vintage Matt Stajan this upcoming season.

And as an added debt payment to the hockey gods, may I suggest today's reading:

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NATION RADIO - JULY 23, 2011

NationRadio
July 24 2011 07:16PM

If you enjoy advertisements you are going to have to make do with this old Microsoft Ad with Steve Ballmer yelling about the wonderful features of Microsoft Paint. Because as always NationRadio is delivered to you commercial free only on the Nation Network.

This week's episode includes Kent Wilson, Scott Reynolds, Gabe Desjardins, Corey Graham, a rebroadcast of an interview with Tom Renney and as always the incomparable Lowetide.

Enjoy!

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The Theory and Nature of Current Advanced Hockey Analysis

Kent Wilson
July 23 2011 02:12PM

 

 

Before we proceed with the rest of the Flames "mediocrity" series, it makes sense to discuss and explicate the basis of the analyses we tend to engage in here. The theory, the application and the practicality of the stats we employ and the resultant interpretations. 

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Rene Bourque - anatomy of a lost year

Robert Cleave
July 21 2011 08:14PM

                         

 

Of all the skaters that laced them up for the Flames this past season, no player seemed to promise more while delivering less than Rene Bourque. After two excellent years following his acquisition from the Blackhawks, Bourque struggled virtually all season, finishing -17 and appearing to be full value for that number. 

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Nik Zherdev - The case for the Czar of Relative Corsi

Cam Charron
July 21 2011 10:35AM

 

 

In light of Russian hockey journalist Dmitry Chesnokov tweeting that "[Nikolay] Zherdev's Russian agent says the player is considering only NHL offers at this point," you have to think that either a) the player is mulling a series of offers or b) no team has put forth a serious offer to the player.

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