What They’re Saying About The Calgary Flames

Jonathan Willis
September 23 2011 04:53PM

 

 

Earlier this week, we looked at what some of the major off-season publications had to say about the Maple Leafs and the Canucks; now it’s time to do the same with the Calgary Flames.

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Flames ink Martin and Elson

Kent Wilson
September 23 2011 10:01AM

 

 

I noted this in the comments elsewhere, but the Calgary Flames announced the signing of camp invitees Trurner Elson and James Martin yesterday. The pair are both junior eligible players who slipped through the draft and were therefore available as free agents.

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Flames Comparables: Bourque and Glencross

Robert Vollman
September 23 2011 08:12AM

 

 

Every Thursday we're using the Snepsts system to project how many points each of the Flames may score this year.  The Snepsts system, explained over at Hockey Prospectus, searches history for players with similar statistics (adjusted for era scoring levels) and uses their future performance as yardsticks for today's.

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P3L Suspended for Five Games

Kent Wilson
September 22 2011 03:21PM

 

 

Scott Cruicshank reported via twitter that Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond has been suspended for five games thanks to his hit from behind during the game in Vancouver on Tuesday. Leblonde was given a two minute boarding penalty and a 10 minute misconduct at the time.

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September 21 News and Notes

Robert Cleave
September 21 2011 11:27PM

              

 

Training camp is in full swing, and that means that the proper business of hockey is underway, so a review of some of the news around the league is in order. In this week's go-round, the Flames get the roster down to a more reasonable configuration, the Jets have a noisy start to their exhibition campaign, and Brendan Shanahan has a full plate three nights in to the pre-season.

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