Hey Alberta... Hop On In...

Brian O'Neill
April 28 2009 05:24PM

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Well for the first time since 1994 the Vancouver Canucks are Canada's last hope to bring a Stanley Cup back to the homeland. Now that the Flames have crashed and burned, Alberta is stuck in quite a quagmire. Cheer for the Canucks? But they hate the Canucks.

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It's all over but the cryin'

Kent Wilson
April 28 2009 11:49AM


Lots of post mortems to come in the wake of another first round Flames exit. Let's take a tour around the immediate reactions:

- Eric Francis points multiple fingers. He also ponders the potential fate of the Flames pending free agents.

- Allen Cameron talks to Keenan about the Flames spate of injuries. The list of wounded by the end of the season was fairly extensive.

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Big shock, right?

Ryan Lambert
April 28 2009 10:24AM


That seems juuuuuuuust about right.

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PFD No. 6: Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies

Ryan Lambert
April 27 2009 06:10PM


Welcome to the sixth Playoff Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s sixth postseason game on April 27, 2009.

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Expected Vs. Actual Save Percentage

Jonathan Willis
April 27 2009 01:47PM


Gabriel Desjardins of behindthenet.ca does a study at the end of each season that attempts to measure difficulty of shots that every NHL goaltender faces. The methodology can be found here, and it’s an interesting look at a statistic that’s largely swayed by team ability.

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