Losing Langkow: Unfortunate but Understandable

Pat Steinberg
August 29 2011 05:56PM

Seeing the Calgary Flames deal Daymond Langkow to Phoenix in exchange for Lee Stempniak left me with a very similar feeling to Calgary's deal with Buffalo at the draft in Minnesota.  While it sucks to see Langkow leave, I can understand the rationale behind moving a 35 year old forward who has played next to no hockey over the last year.  He may still be a very effective player, but it's tough to see how Langkow fits into the longterm plans of the Flames.

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At the wheel of a rudderless ship

Ryan Lambert
August 29 2011 04:18PM


With Daymond Langkow traded, Jay Feaster has to figure out what the hell it is he thinks he's doing. And fast.

The problem I have — as any observer of the Calgary Flames, partial or impartial,  with a brain should — with the Daymond Langkow trade is that it quite literally doesn't make any sense from any angle.

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A Closer Look at Lee Stempniak

Kent Wilson
August 29 2011 03:22PM



The newest Calgary Flame is RW Lee Stempniak. Former Blue, Leaf and Coyote, Stempniak exploded onto the scene in 2006-07, scoring 27 goals and 52 points for a lousy Blues team. His unlikely 25+ goal season seemed to hint at a future high-end offensive player.

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Daymond Langkow Traded

Kent Wilson
August 29 2011 01:14PM



According to emerging reports, the Flames have traded Daymond Langkow to the Phoenix Coyotes.

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August 29 2011 12:36PM

Lowetide is back on the m-i-c this week, rested from vacation and looking to reconquer the airwaves with his first NationRadio in three weeks. This week features Kirk Luedeke, Matt Bugg, Kent WIlson, Jeff Krushnell and a list of 10 things we can look forward to from the Oilers next season.

This is NationRadio. Enjoy!

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