May 02 2011 01:58PM
In junior high or high school voting always seemed to be a popularity contest. You had the hot chick or the jock running for class president even though in most cases they were more interested in winning, rather than actually doing anything. I'm sure there were some who ran, and won, who really wanted to make a difference and improve the cafeteria food, or change the dress code. Today, I'm sure the Pres. argues for the right to update your facebook status in math class, or to wear belly shirts or other serious matters.
The scary part is that some of you probably voted in junior high, but you don't vote now. I don't care who you won't for to be honest, and I have no interest in trying to influence your vote, but if the country was to put a sports slant on voting I bet many of you would get to the polls before they close.
May 02 2011 10:36AM
With Steinberg enjoying the spectacle of muscled, half-naked men grappling with each other in Toronto, the last of the quantative analysis series has fallen to me. We've already dealt with the defenders and top-six(ish) forwards, so here's how the rest of the guys fared this season.
April 30 2011 05:37PM
(Hi, I'm starting a new column here at FlamesNation. It won't always be on Saturdays. Bye.)
Ah, to be Jay Feaster.
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.