Flames are eighth wonder

Jean Lefebvre
February 14 2010 09:37AM

The word "big" is overused and abused in the world of sports. So much so that hardly anyone bats an eyelash when a TV talking head prefaces a largely consequence-less mid-November hockey contest by declaring: "This is a BIG game!"

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GDFD No. 62: Me and you are done, you clowns

Ryan Lambert
February 13 2010 06:24PM



Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 62nd game of the season on Feb. 13, 2010.

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Olympic Chit Chat Day 1 Recap

Wanye
February 13 2010 12:50PM

 

Per the demands of such luminaries as Archaeologuy and RossCreek "(Make) and a daily general Olympic blog ... then those who don't really care don't have to read through a bunch of comments they otherwise wouldn't." Your wish is our command: here is your very first OCC article for these here Olympiads.

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Ouch

Jean Lefebvre
February 13 2010 10:05AM

Here's a wisecrack from a disgruntled fan Friday night:

Q: What does the Calgary hockey club have in common with the botched cauldron-lighting ceremony in Vancouver?

A: It's five Flames standing around not knowing what to do.

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LET THE GAMES BEGIN

Wanye
February 12 2010 02:42PM

We will lead off by saying that we get excited about the Olympics. A 13 year old girl at a Justin Bieber autograph signing type excited. So you will have to take us with a grain of salt once the games kick get underway as we post 12,789 gushing comments like “Aren’t the Canadian Mens’ two man bobsled team the BOMB? Can you believe that Lyndon Rush won’t sled with Pierre Lueders anymore? What’s up with that?

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