FGD: In the Blake of an Eye

Nation World HQ
November 25 2011 12:19PM

An awful title, I know, but as the Calgary Flames get set to take on the St. Louis Blues tonight, they'll do it with a new face in the lineup (6 pm, Sportsnet West and Sportsnet 960).  The Flames claimed forward Blake Comeau off waivers from the New York Islanders earlier today, picking up the 25 year old who scored 24 goals last season.  On the results front, Calgary is hoping to snap a two game skid after losing the first pair on this four game trip.

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Flames Claim Blake Comeau

Kent Wilson
November 25 2011 10:19AM


Word is coming down on twitter that the Flames have claimed Islanders forward Blake Comeau. The 25 year old forward is coming off of a 24-goal, 46-point career season for the Islanders.

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Jason Strudwick
November 24 2011 03:34PM

Last week Archaeology asked a great question about players accepting different roles on a team. This is an interesting topic that GMs, Coaches and players alike wrestle with every year.

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November 24 News and Notes

Robert Cleave
November 24 2011 11:50AM


The quarter pole has arrived in the NHL season, and News and Notes is back to examine the state of affairs around the Nation and the league. In this episode, the Flames head for the bottom, the Oilers bounce back, and hockey's best rejoins the action.

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Flames Scoring Projections

Robert Vollman
November 24 2011 10:49AM



For the past couple of months we've been using the Snepsts System to search the NHL's entire history for players with similar era-adjusted statistics as our beloved Flames, and then basing projections on what happened to those similar players.  This week we're going to bring it all together and see what the final scoring totals may look like at year's end.

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