Breaking Down Sven Baertschi's Incredible Season

Kent Wilson
May 14 2012 10:08AM

 

The Portland Winterhawks fell to the Edmonton Oil Kings in game 7 of the WHL finals last night, ending what is likely one of the best seasons by any Flames prospect in the last two decades. Former 13th overall pick Sven Baertschi led the league in scoring in the post-season (34 points) and would have run away with the regular season title except for injuries and call-ups.

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Playoff Picks, Round 3

Jonathan Willis
May 13 2012 05:47PM

It's been an unpredictable playoffs.  As it stands, 12 series have been concluded.  None of our entrants to date have pegged more than seven correctly, and our average is sitting between four and five.

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Nation Radio - May 12, 2012

NationRadio
May 13 2012 10:30AM

 

 

The hot topic this week was the launch of the Nation Network's newest project NHLNumbers blog. Derek Zona, Kent Wilson and others stopped by to talk about how the new site came to be as well as what readers can expect from it down the road. In addition, Ben Massey called in to talk the Oilers and Edmonton FC while Kent Simpson updates us on the Oil Kings playoff march.

This is Nation Radio.

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Sunday Open Thread

Kent Wilson
May 13 2012 10:04AM

 

 

For the past couple of weekends, we have had open threads on potential trade scenarios regarding both Jarome Iginla and Miikka Kiprusoff.

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Why the Flames should hire Troy Ward

Ryan Pike
May 12 2012 10:40AM

 

 

When the Calgary Flames announced that they were parting ways with head coach Brent Sutter, the hockey world was abuzz with speculation regarding what highly-touted coach would take over the job. Shockingly, among the names brought up was one that I was oddly familiar with from my two years covering the team – Abbotsford Heat coach Troy Ward.

Call it a gut feeling, but I firmly expect Troy Ward to be named Flames head coach within the next month.

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