Postgame: Keep Em' Comin

Pat Steinberg
February 16 2011 10:55PM

The Calgary Flames are riding something crazy right now, and they've moved into an absolute logjam tied for fourth in the Western Conference.  The team won again on Wednesday night, this time riding some nice bounces from lady luck to take a 4-2 win over the Dallas Stars.  The Flames sure weren't great, but it's two more points, and they'll take it and move outdoors for their next game on Sunday night.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 60 versus Dallas

Kent Wilson
February 16 2011 10:16PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20861

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Game No. 60: They used to be stars

Ryan Lambert
February 16 2011 06:03PM

Hey remember when Dallas was good!?

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FGD: Fallen Stars

Pat Steinberg
February 16 2011 12:30PM

The Calgary Flames bounced right back to the winning side of things Monday night with a silly looking 9-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.  As they look to continue climbing up the standings, they play game #60 tonight against the Dallas Stars (7:30 pm, TSN and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).  A team that once held a comfortable lead on top of the Pacific Division, the Stars have come right back down to Earth in 2011.

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Trading for picks? Seller beware.

Robert Cleave
February 16 2011 09:46AM

               

 

One trade that caught my eye over the last week was the move of Kris Versteeg to the Flyers for two draft picks. I suspect that most people, seeing a Leaf team in the dumper, think that getting a first and third rounder for a second/third line type like Versteeg was a good return. Was it really, though? Pension Plan Puppets has a good look at players drafted in the first round from 1997-2004 here, but I wanted to also look at players of a more recent vintage, as well as having a look at the potential for a payoff from the third rounder.

 

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