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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The First Overall Pick: Avoid Nugent-Hopkins

Jonathan Willis
February 05 2011 09:39PM



As it stands today, at least four players have a legitimate shot at going first overall: defenceman Adam Larsson of the Swedish Elite League, and forwards Sean Couturier, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Gabriel Landeskog.

After looking through the numbers, I’m convinced that Nugent-Hopkins would be the wrong selection.

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