Allsvenskan NHL Equivalence

Kent Wilson
November 05 2012 02:18PM

 

 

Flames fans are probably happy to hear that their team's 23-year old center Mikael Backlund is tearing the cover off the ball in the Allsvenskan so far this season (10GP, 8 goals, 19 points, 1.9 PPG). The significant caveat being, of course, that the Allsvenskan (or SWE-1) league doesn't appear to be all that good. As Graham Wiswell put it on twitter after viewing a few highlights:

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Flames Prospect Update, November 5 2012

Ryan Pike
November 05 2012 09:02AM

 

 

An eventful weekend saw just about every Calgary Flames prospect hit the ice for game action, as well as the onset of the winter months in the form of daylight savings. Enjoy your extra hour of daylight with this update on Flames prospects. (Note: this update will take much less than an hour to read.)

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KHL Highlights Chara destroys Satan, Pekka Rinne finally looks like Pekka Rinne

Steve Dangle
November 04 2012 06:28PM

 

Look at that picture. Just look at it. That's really all you need to know. "There's no hitting in the KHL." Phooey! Also we have the KHL's Top 10 goals, saves, and hits of the week.

Enjoy!

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Best of the Nation – 11.4.12

Jonathan Willis
November 04 2012 09:15AM

Photo: S.Yume/CC BY 2.0/Wikimedia

After the jump: 20-ish articles covering a range of subjects. Which player overseas has had the most impressive performance so far? Why is the CHLPA imploding? Who were the best free agent signings of the last CBA? Zack Kassian or Cody Hodgson? Perhaps most importantly: who is Roberto Luongo mocking with his new Twitter avater?

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KHL Highlights: Not cancelled. Kovalchuk's SKA scores 9, Malkin scores, and more

Steve Dangle
November 02 2012 08:24PM

 

Winter Classic cancelled? WHO SAW THAT ONE COMING?!?!?!?!

On the other hand, there with 9 KHL games on Friday. Good hockey, good highlights.

Enjoy!

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