FLames acquire Lane MacDermid AKA: Tim Jackman

Kent Wilson
November 22 2013 11:19AM


NHL Hockey: Sep 27 Oilers vs Stars

- pic via OKC Barons


Flames announced another minor trade today. This time they pick up 24-year old tough guy Lane MacDermid from Dallas in exchange for Calgary's 6th round pick. MacDermid was a 4th round pick of the Bruins back in 2009. His career high in terms of points as a pro is 19. He also regularly hits triple digits in the PIM column.

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FGD: Jockeying for Position

Kent Wilson
November 22 2013 10:29AM



Remember when Dale Tallon landed in Florida and started throwing money around like a drunken sailor? Some rather bold expectations were born regarding the Panthers that summer, particularly because the erstwhile Hawks GM had recently built a powerhouse in Chicago (though it took many years and many blunders to get it right).

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Flames send Tim Jackman to Ducks for a pick

Ryan Pike
November 21 2013 05:18PM

Tim Jackman

- pic via kkthemook

The Calgary Flames made a minor roster tweak today, sending oft-scratched veteran winger Tim Jackman to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a sixth round pick in the upcoming 2014 NHL Draft.

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Five things: Where we stand

Ryan Lambert
November 21 2013 10:21AM

1. Why does Bob Hartley hate Sven Baertschi?

On Monday, ahead of the shootout win over the Jets, it was speculated that Sven Baertschi would not be in Bob Hartley's lineup despite the fact that he had points in the two previous games and had generally been pretty good when it comes to puck possession.

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Post-Game: Licking Envelopes

Kent Wilson
November 20 2013 11:20PM



There is a Classic Simpson's episode where Bart misses a school field trip to the chocolate factory. To keep him busy, Skinner puts him to work licking envelopes in the office. Tongue raw and mind numb, Bart inevitably glances in desperation at the clock on the wall, which ticks slowly for a few seconds and then actually reverses. Bart groans in despair.

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