POSTGAME: Avoiding the Doghouse

Vintage Flame
March 15 2012 10:38PM


The most common theme of every game now is that it is a must-win, but this was definitely a game that epitomized that philosophy. The Flames entered the game trailing the 7th place Coyotes by three points, while a win wouldn't quite put them in 8th, they could close the gap and maintain the games in hand they had on both the Yotes and the Avs, who earlier lost in a shoot-out.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 71 versus Phoenix Coyotes

Kent Wilson
March 15 2012 09:45PM




Final: 4-1 W

Final Summary


Head-to-head ice


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Game 71 - Flames vs Coyotes Live Chat

Kent Wilson
March 15 2012 06:06PM

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FGD: Wandering the Desert

Kent Wilson
March 15 2012 12:18PM



As a franchise, the Phoneix Coyotes are totally lost. The club is operated by the NHL for lack of better ownership options. The town of Glendale has no plan to improve the situation aside from "pour more local taxes into the scheme and hope". The club plays in front of a mostly empty building during every home game.

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Dorkapalooza - A look at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Robert Vollman
March 15 2012 09:56AM



The Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, affectionately dubbed Dorkapalooza by ESPN’s Bill Simmons, is an annual student-run hockey stats seminar hosted at MIT in Boston. It was founded in 2006 by Daryl Morey of the Houston Rockets and Jessica Gelman to “provide a forum to discuss the increasing role of analytics in the sports industry.”

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