First Star, Worst Star: March 8, 2015

March 08 2015 07:41PM


Trade deadline has come and gone, teams are making one last surge for a playoff spot, and impact players are dropping like flies. First Star, Worst Star is as healthy as ever though!

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FGD #66: The Streaking Senators (5pm MT, City TV)

Ryan Pike
March 08 2015 01:00PM

It's been a long, long road trip - seven games over the better part of two weeks - but the Calgary Flames polish off their behemoth trip tonight in Ottawa with a game against the Senators.

Despite losing their captain (and best player), the Flames have clawed their way to wins in four of their past six games, and the oft-repeated predictions and projections of their playoffs hopes evaporating just haven't come to fruition. There's 17 games remaining on the docket, including tonight, and going a smidge over .500 should be enough to get the Calgary Flames into the post-season.

I'm scared, too.

Puck drops tonight at 5pm MT on City TV (with Paul Romanuk and Mike Johnson) and Sportsnet 960 The Fan (with Derek Wills and Peter Loubardias).

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Coming Soon: Seven Who Could Be Pros In 2015-16

Ryan Pike
March 08 2015 11:14AM

A lot of attention is being paid to this year's Calgary Flames squad, and with good reason. But let's take a brief break from the wild ride of this hockey season and take a brief gander at seven individuals who could be turning pro with the Flames organization for the 2015-16 season.

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Give Garnet Hathaway a Contract!

Mike Cadarette
March 07 2015 03:00PM

If you’re not familiar with Garnet Hathaway, I’m writing this article for you because there’s a very real chance he’ll be signed by Brad Treliving this offseason. No, I’m not joking.

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Comparing The West: Calgary and The Other Playoff Contenders

Ryan Pike
March 07 2015 01:00PM

The Western Conference has 14 teams that want to be in the playoffs. At this juncture, only 10 have legitimate hopes of actually playing when the post-season begins in mid-April (with apologies to Edmonton, Arizona, Dallas and Colorado).

In the interest of my own curiosity, here is a brief statistical comparison of the 10 teams currently battling for the post-season.

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