Jason Gregor
October 14 2010 11:35AM

The first week in the NHL had everything the league could ask for; great goals, big saves, exciting hockey, big fights, but they also saw a few things they wish had never happened.

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Gameday Preview: Florida Panthers

Kent Wilson
October 14 2010 10:26AM

SUNRISE, FL - OCTOBER 1: Goaltender Tomas Vokoun  of the Florida Panthers dives to his right to make a save on a shot by Ryan Malone  of the Tampa Bay Lightning during a preseason game on October 1, 2010 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)


Opposition Site - Litter Box Cats

The team Olli Jokinen and Jay Bouwmeester once led to many a non-playoff appearance is in town this evening. This year represents yet another reboot season for a franchise that has continually failed to get over the hump despite numerous high draft picks and regarded hockey men making their way through town.

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Surviving the First 10

Kent Wilson
October 13 2010 10:01AM


Any given 10 game segment from any given NHL season isn't going to tell you too much about a hockey team - there's a tiny signal-to-noise raio when it comes to a sample that small. That said, I would argue that games 1-10 is even less indicative of a team's true talents for a number of reasons.

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October 12 2010 04:36PM

Edit: Glitch fixed. Please proceed with reading.

Alright FlamesNation. You don't like us and we don't like you. Actually we don't know many of you and we bet we might get along. Actually we might get along sometimes, but sometimes you might be all emotional about stuff vis-a-vis your hockey team and we just couldn't relate.

But if there is one thing we can agree on: it's that free stuff is the bomb.

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In the Nick of Time?

Pat Steinberg
October 12 2010 01:47PM

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 25: Forward Matt Stajan #18 of the Calgary Flames waits for a face off against the New York Islanders during an NHL game at the Nassau Coliseum on March 25, 2010 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

One day after his injury status was upgraded to week-to-week, Calgary Flames forward Matt Stajan was back on the ice taking part in full practice this morning.  He traded in the yellow "no contact" jersey for a regular, black practice jersey and seems to be very close to making a full return to the Flames lineup.

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