Flames Forwards Shot Rates - Part 1

Kent Wilson
September 10 2012 12:11PM



Ryan Lambert recently noted Mike Cammalleri's low shot volume in his Five Things feature. That mention got me curious about investigating the main guy's shot rates last year in depth and to relate it to their possession rates and overall performance.

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The Nations Partners with McKeen's

Kent Wilson
September 10 2012 10:22AM


So you may have noticed some McKeen's Hockey banners popping up here and there across the Nation. That's because the boys over at McKeen's are launching a new website and subscription service that will replace their excellent annual magazines.

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Nation Radio - September 8, 2012

September 09 2012 11:46AM

Usually we'd be starting to talk about training camp around this time. Instead, the focus is still the possible lockout, the summer's activities by Canada's NHL teams and advanced stats and how they enhance our enjoyment of the game. We explore these topics and others with guests Harrison Mooney, Terry Jones and more.

This is Nation Radio.

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FN Weekend Open Thread - What We Lost In the Lock-out

Kent Wilson
September 08 2012 10:23AM


Thinking about the current labour situation and the possibility of another lock-out, it got me reminiscing about the previous work stoppage and what it cost the Calgary Flames. This time, the price may be Iginla's final season in Flames colors or even Kippers. It could mean the end of era, snuffed out by the venal interests of very rich men. 

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2012-13 Reasonable Expectations: Mikael Backlund

Ryan Pike
September 07 2012 12:21PM



If there's one Flames player waiting eagerly for the CBA talks to culminate and get back onto the ice, it's Mikael Backlund. There may be nobody else on the roster – not Roman Cervenka, not Sven Baertschi, not anybody else – with as much to prove as Backlund.

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