The Playoff Prediction Project, Round 2

Jonathan Willis
April 27 2011 09:32PM

 

 

The first round of the playoffs is over, and it was a doozy. The best part is, there are three rounds to go, and the hockey isn’t likely to get any worse as time goes on.

After the jump, it’s time to make Round Two predictions.

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Report Card Day: The guys in charge

Ryan Lambert
April 27 2011 03:54PM

 

 

 

 

 

Now obviously it would be at least semi-reasonable to throw a blanket over everything with something like a D+ grade for everyone, and I'd probably get very little in the way of argument from anyone who watched this team for 82 games. It wasn't, to put it lightly, a pretty season.

But not EVERYONE had a bad year. No, no, it's true. Not everyone did. Odd though that may seem. So now, let's go through the Flames' brass to make sure each and every performance is given its due, good OR bad (not all bad!).

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FlamesNation Glossary

Kent Wilson
April 27 2011 11:54AM

 

 

By popular demand, here is the FN Glossary of Terms.

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Flames Retain Lowry, Lose McGill

Kent Wilson
April 26 2011 12:39PM

 

 

According to our own Pat Steinberg via Twitter, the Flames have decided to renew the contract of assistant coach Dave Lowry, but walk away from Ryan McGill. The latter joins recently ousted coaches Jamie McLennan and Rob Cookson as the franchise continues to make minor tweaks behind the bench.

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Flames Forwards Quantitative Analysis - Top 6

Kent Wilson
April 26 2011 10:41AM

 

 

The Lambert grades are in, so it's time to get out the graphing calculators and slide rulers and jump head first into the esoteric world of advanced stats once again. This time, I'll be taking a look at the Flames top-six forward group. Well...sort of, since a lot of guys jumped in and out of the top-six as the season progressed. I had to make some decisions as to who to concentrate on, so a couple of guys may look out of place here *cough*Stajan*cough*. Don't worry though - we'll get to everyone in good time.

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