PFD No. 1: First in a four-part series

Ryan Lambert
April 16 2009 05:15PM

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Welcome to the first PLAYOFF Fire Drill, for this, Calgary's first postseason game on April 16, 2009

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UFA Options: Anaheim Ducks

Jonathan Willis
April 16 2009 02:35PM

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UFA Options is a continuing series that gives a brief run-down of the unrestricted free agent market this summer, team-by-team. It starts with a look at the Anaheim Ducks.

The Anaheim Ducks have five unrestricted free agents of note (this of course assumes that former NHL journeymen Josh Green and Eric Boguniecki are no longer on teams’ respective radar screens). We’ll review them first by position, and then by 2008-09 cap hit.

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Predicting the East (updated)

Wanye
April 15 2009 11:00AM

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Sheldon Souray may want a trade??? Who gives two squirts about the Eastern Conference Round 1 matchups when the sexiest man on Earth may want out of good ol’ our town? We just about had an eyeball pop out of our skull yesterday afternoon when that article got emailed into OilersNation Central Command ™.

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Martin Havlat scares me

Kent Wilson
April 15 2009 10:44AM

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The Blackhawks have a lot of assests the Flames will have to be cognizant of: Khabibulin, Kane, Campbell, Toews, Versteeg, Sharp and the monstrous Dustin Byfuglien.

But the scariest of them all is Martin Havlat.

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Series preview of sorts

Jean Lefebvre
April 14 2009 08:42PM

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For the Calgary Flames, there’s never been an entry to the playoffs quite like this one. Thanks to a combination of injuries and salary-cap gridlock – or call it unforgivable fiscal mismanagement, if that floats your boat – there was a decidedly surreal atmosphere in the regular season’s final couple of weeks.

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