Combined Special Teams Ratings: Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Jonathan Willis
September 22 2009 11:15AM

The three Canadian teams in the Northwest Division shared a common bond last season: their special teams weren’t all that special.

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Long shots, no shots and the in-betweens

Wanye
September 21 2009 11:58AM

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From all accounts that was a bit of a snoozer last night in the wonderful City of Saskatoon. As much as one can’t really find too much fault with the Oilers gassing a preseason tilt, the level of intensity required to win the game certainly wasn’t on display for all the wonderful Saskatoononianites to see. And that certainly sets the effort bar rather low, wouldn’t you say?

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PFD No. Not-4: More hockey already?

Ryan Lambert
September 20 2009 02:46PM

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Welcome to the Preseason Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s fourth warmup-season game on September 20, 2009.

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Enough of Phaneuf ... after this

Jean Lefebvre
September 20 2009 09:31AM

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One supposes that the Dion Phaneuf obliteration of Kyle Okposo and its fallout would be a good topic for this space but a mere half-week after the mayhem, the topic seems so tiresome. Besides, much has already been written about the affair, like here, and here and — yep, here too.

But having said that enough has said about said subject, there are a couple of things still worth saying:

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PFD No. Not-3: No storylines for me, thanks

Ryan Lambert
September 19 2009 02:19PM

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Welcome to the Preseason Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s third warmup-season game on September 19, 2009.

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