WJC Tickets for Sale

Kent Wilson
December 21 2011 10:04AM



Frequent reader and commenter mchockey let me know recently he has some tickets to the WJC he'd like to get rid of. With so many Calgry based fans passsing through here every day, I figured it made sense to post his list of dates and prices here.

Win/win for mc and FN readers.

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Postgame: Iggy Powered

Nation World HQ
December 20 2011 10:32PM

On a night where he could have scored a few more, Jarome Iginla's 497th career goal proved to be the winner in a 2-1 Flames win over the Northwest Division leading Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.  Iginla's trio with Olli Jokinen and Curtis Glencross were dominant on this night and were good for both goals Calgary scored, helping the team snap a four game losing skid in the process.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 34 vs Minnesota Wild

Kent Wilson
December 20 2011 09:51PM




Final Score: 2-1 W

Final Summary


Head-to-head ice


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Game 34 - Flames vs Wild Live Chat

Kent Wilson
December 20 2011 06:27PM

The Wild remain on top of things for the moment, but it looks like the inevitable deflation is beginning. Injuries are starting to hit and they're still getting grossly outshot (-70 shots at ES during December alone so far). Minny goalies still sport amazing save rates, but it remains a morbid waiting game to see when the floor will fall out from under them. Not to say Harding and BAckstrom aren't rpetty good goalies - only that they aren't .945 at ES good.

Minnesota is likely to make the playoffs this year by virtue of their hot start, much like Colorado did in 2009-10. Flames fans may be tempted to feel some envy towards this outcome, but the truth is it's kind of good news: it just means a rival mediocre (or worse) club won't be getting a high draft pick this June. Silver linings folks!

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Weak Goaltending and the World Juniors Go Hand-in-Hand

Jonathan Willis
December 20 2011 02:38PM

The last several years have seen strong Canadian entries at the World Juniors. When it comes to the talent of their forwards and defensemen, Team Canada has access to riches unparalleled in any other country in the world.

The situation is a little different in net, where the uncertain tandem of Mark Visentin and Scott Wedgewood will backstop this year’s team.

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