February 7 News and Notes

Robert Cleave
February 07 2011 12:34AM



 The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.

Joseph Wood Krutch


We've hit the final two months, and the NHL season has become a bit more interesting, with tight standings and injury news seemingly having almost every team on edge. In this week's look at matters around the league, the Flames return home for yet another crucial stretch, an improbable comeback story is a go in Denver and the Steel City suffers losses in more ways than one or two.


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The Rise and Fall of Darryl Sutter - Part 5: Cowbells

Kent Wilson
February 06 2011 02:51PM



Part 1 - Sutter's Genius

Part 2 - Sutter's Fortune

Part 3 - Sutter the Messiah

Part 4 - The Sutter Culture

Thus far I've discussed the nature of Darryl's rise to the top of the organization and enhshrinement as hockey czar without really delving into his management methods. As the Flames front office became a Sutterarian hall of mirrors, Darryl was free to repeatedly indulge his rather idiosyncratic player acquisition and evaluation habits year-after-year.

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Bouma's Debut Delayed But Priceless

February 06 2011 10:04AM

Lance Bouma made his National Hockey League debut on Saturday night, Hockey Night in Canada-style, in a game against the Los Angeles Kings.

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Postgame: What a Tilt!

Pat Steinberg
February 05 2011 11:56PM

That was by far the most entertaining game we've seen this year at the Scotiabank Saddledome, and sometimes when you go to a shootout, the coin flips the other way.  That's what happened on Saturday night as the Calgary Flames battled back to tie the game on three seperate occasions, but ultimately never lead, falling 4-3 in a shootout to the now eighth place Los Angeles Kings.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 54 versus Los Angeles

Kent Wilson
February 05 2011 11:25PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20792

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