Jason Gregor
October 28 2010 03:49PM

The game many of us grew up playing or watching will once again have to face one of its deepest and darkest secrets now that Graham James is back in Canada. This time around, I hope the hockey world embraces the victims and sets the stage for other victims to come forward because the hockey world will support them too.

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Game No. 10: <3 Connie

Ryan Lambert
October 28 2010 03:47PM

Congratulations to Craig Conroy and all that, but there's a game to play.

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FGD: Conroypalooza

Pat Steinberg
October 28 2010 11:48AM

Calgary Flames Craig Conroy (L) celebrates his goal in front of Los Angeles Kings Davis Drewiske during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, October 10, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)


He's Craig Conroy.  He's played in 497 career games with the Calgary Flames, and tonight he'll be honored for playing game number 1000 of his NHL career.  It's the overwhelming storyline heading into Calgary's tenth game of the season, a meeting with their Northwest Division rivals in the Colorado Avalanche (7:30 pm, TSN and The FAN 960).

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On Craig Conroy

Robert Cleave
October 28 2010 10:48AM


DALLAS - NOVEMBER 04:  Center Craig Conroy #24 of the Calgary Flames at American Airlines Center on November 4, 2009 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Last season, Kent presented his thoughts about the Flames' elder statesman. Today, as Connie prepares to play in his 1000th game, I wanted to offer a few words about Calgary's voluble vet.

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Gameday Preview: Colorado Avalanche

Kent Wilson
October 28 2010 09:46AM

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 16: Paul Stastny  of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the New York Islanders on October 16, 2010 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Isles defeated the Avalanche 5-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)


The Avs are a team I beat up on a lot last year. I took aim at them because their results weren't commensurate with their underlying numbers: it seemed no matter how often they were outshot or outchanced, they found some way to win. Add in the fact that their roster was not only cheap but young and you have the recipe for what should be a bottom-feeder club. And yet, they made the playoffs.

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