Flames October Reviews

Kent Wilson
November 10 2009 11:03AM

The writing staff here at FlamesNation managed to spare a few moments between drunken benders and penning nonsensical complaint letters to the government to cobble together our reviews of the Flames players through the first month of action. Rather than go with the standard letter grades, we opted for a "Rotten Tomatoes"/film critic type theme. Be prepared analogies being stretched dangerously thin...

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The wide-open West?

Jean Lefebvre
November 09 2009 10:04AM

Here's a question for the new week: As we close in on the quarter-pole of the 2009-10 National Hockey League campaign, what Western Conference team scares you? And by scare, we mean what outfit creates genuine spine-chilling, blood-curdling, bowel-evacuating fear?

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GDFD No. 15: I wanna live a life of danger

Ryan Lambert
November 07 2009 04:21PM


Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 15th game of the season on Nov. 7, 2009.

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Around the league - Nov 5, 2009

Jason Gregor
November 05 2009 11:11PM

The Carolina Hurricanes are on a ten game losing streak, the longest in the NHL since the St. Louis lost 13 straight from March 16th to April 8th in 2006.

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Failing at simple math

Jean Lefebvre
November 05 2009 09:21PM

In the hockey world, it’s never been easier to crunch numbers.

With a few wiggles of the fingers, we have instant access to a dizzying array of statistics – everything from Corsi numbers and Qualcomp to good old goals and assists. Thanks to computers and spreadsheets, any mildly educated hockey fan in a flash can make those numbers sit up and beg.

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