Around the League - Feb 18, 2010

Jason Gregor
February 18 2010 03:06PM

Thankfully we will get to see some competitive hockey this Sunday on rivalry day. The last six finalists for the Gold Medal will all play one another.

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Mikael Backlund Finding His Feet

Kent Wilson
February 18 2010 02:44PM

Upper Deck NHL Rookie Debut

 

It's been something of a rocky start to his (North American) pro career for the Flames top prospect this year. His early returns with the Abbotsford Heat were unimpressive, lagging behind the likes of Jamie Lundmark, Jason Jaffray, Kris Chucko and David Van der Gulik.

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OGDB2: Swiss Cheese

Wanye
February 18 2010 01:34PM

 

Ah the Swiss. Makers of fine watches and chocolates, inventors of cheese. You are a pleasant mountain nation not unlike Banff, if Banff had a country to call its own that stretched to Jasper and was full of Swiss People.

Yes, if that was a proper country and it had an Olympic Hockey team it would be YOU we are looking to crush tonight in the Ice Hockey Match. So thank your lucky stars you aren't Switzerland Banff, thank your lucky stars.

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Jokinen - Failure or Misunderstood?

Kent Wilson
February 18 2010 10:48AM

Calgary Flames v Phoenix Coyotes

 

I've taken a look forward in my most recent articles, but perhaps it's time to glance backwards and paw through the wreckage that was the Olli Jokinen experiment. While his acquisition was met with a nearly unanimous chorus of cheers last year, I was far more apprehensive

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OCCD6: Teary Times

Wanye
February 18 2010 10:24AM

Question: say you put Scott Hamilton and Darren Pang into some sort of foot locker together. Say you then grabbed somebody walking by, pulled one of them out of the foot locker and said "QUICK! QUICK! Is this Scott Hamilton or Darren Pang? QUICK!" Before slamming them back in the foot locker, do you think the passer by would be able to tell who they saw?

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