NHLNumbers Logo Contest Winner

Kent Wilson
May 31 2012 12:39PM

Today the Nation Network would like to announce the winner of the NHLNumbers logo contest - Entry "D" by Gregg Beever. Gregg is a graphic designer and webmaster by trade, but he also publishes a web comic called Inglorious Hipsters, which you should definitely check out. Follow Gregg on twitter here as well.

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Breaking - Flames Hire Bob Hartley

Kent Wilson
May 31 2012 09:54AM



According to Renaud Lavoie of RDS, the Flames have hired former Avs and Thrasher head coach Bob Hartley to take over for Brent Sutter.

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Weisbrod Recognizes the Flames Roster Hole

Kent Wilson
May 31 2012 09:09AM



Earlier this off-season, I noted the Flames had a rather grim future because their roster featured next to no players in their prime years. Of the regular skaters who played for Calgary last year, the 28 and over demographic scored 83% of the points while accounting for 73% of the cap budget and more than 70% of the ice time.

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Flames Let Joey Leach Walk

Kent Wilson
May 30 2012 03:30PM



We speculated about this last week, but it was confirmed today by Pat Steinberg that the Flames have decided to walk away from third rounder Joey Leach.

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Drafting Goaltenders is a Poor Gamble

Kent Wilson
May 30 2012 11:02AM



Many of my previous posts have been laden with skepticism when it comes to the Flames former first round pick Leland Irving. And it's not only due to the fact that Irving's outcomes as a pro are so underwhelming so far. it's also because Calgary broke one of the cardinal rules of drafting in the NHL when they picked him - don't draft goalies in the first round.

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