April 29 2011 01:12PM
During a recent appearance on Nations Radio, Lowtide asked me if the Flames fanbase would embrace a rebuild should the organization choose to go that route in the near future. My answer was a cowardly "it depends" with some caveats applied. Upon reflection I've decided to expand on that answer here, because I think it's a question that will rapidly become more relevant - and more divisive - as the Flames travel further down the "post-Darryl" path.
April 27 2011 09:32PM
The first round of the playoffs is over, and it was a doozy. The best part is, there are three rounds to go, and the hockey isn’t likely to get any worse as time goes on.
After the jump, it’s time to make Round Two predictions.
April 27 2011 03:54PM
Now obviously it would be at least semi-reasonable to throw a blanket over everything with something like a D+ grade for everyone, and I'd probably get very little in the way of argument from anyone who watched this team for 82 games. It wasn't, to put it lightly, a pretty season.
But not EVERYONE had a bad year. No, no, it's true. Not everyone did. Odd though that may seem. So now, let's go through the Flames' brass to make sure each and every performance is given its due, good OR bad (not all bad!).
April 27 2011 11:54AM
By popular demand, here is the FN Glossary of Terms.
April 26 2011 12:39PM
According to our own Pat Steinberg via Twitter, the Flames have decided to renew the contract of assistant coach Dave Lowry, but walk away from Ryan McGill. The latter joins recently ousted coaches Jamie McLennan and Rob Cookson as the franchise continues to make minor tweaks behind the bench.