The Playoff Chase - February 8 2015

Ryan Pike
February 08 2015 03:00PM

Most of the teams in the Western Conference playoff picture have about 30 (or so) games remaining. There's plenty of time for things to go right or wrong for everybody.

Here's a look at how the race shapes up heading into the coming week.

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February 08 2015 01:15PM

Dylan Strome is an exciting 2015 draft prospect. 6.03, 187 with exceptional hands and some astounding boxcars, he is expected to be taken near the top of the draft. What does he bring? What are his down arrows? Let's have a look.

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First Star, Worst Star: February 8, 2015

February 08 2015 11:07AM


We're close to 3/4 of the way through the season, the playoff race is heating up, games are becoming more meaningful by the day, and Oiler and Leaf fans are making plans for their annual No-Playoffs Spring. And since it's the first Sunday without any football to distract us why don't you go ahead and use this weeks First Star, Worst Star to ignore your family! 

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Five Things That Could Cost The Flames A Playoff Berth

Steve Macfarlane
February 08 2015 09:19AM

The Calgary Flames are a playoff* team.

Did you notice the asterisk?

The loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night served as a reminder to fans of the overachieving local heroes that they can’t afford to play bad games very often. They’re a playoff team by virtue of their current spot in the standings and their point pace, which projects to 94 in the Western Conference standings. That number was 96 just a couple of nights ago. Losing back-to-back games in regulation after a three-game winning streak would drop it to 93 (and that’s rounding up).

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Nation World HQ
February 08 2015 07:30AM


Another week is in the books, and that means it's time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, our friends at the Royal Half round up a summary of the week that was from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division.

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