November 13 2009 04:25PM
Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 17th game of the season on Nov. 13, 2009.
November 12 2009 10:53AM
After a hot start, scoring has leveled off, and right now only six players are on pace for 100+ points. Anze Kopitar is on fire and on pace for 129, however, no one has tallied that many since 1996 when Mario Lemieux had 161 and Jaromir Jagr finished with 149. It is doubtful he can keep up this pace.
November 11 2009 07:32PM
One of the best things about an East-West matchup in the National Hockey League is that it allows each conference’s followers a glimpse into how the other half lives. That’s especially true of Easterners who because of the time-difference rarely get a chance to see an entire game of clubs based in the Mountain or Pacific zones.
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...
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?