A Brief Look At the Flames Systems

Ryan Pike
October 15 2013 11:33AM



Calgary played New Jersey on Friday night. I was at the game and found myself noticing several things about Calgary's team play in each zone. I took a few notes, talked to a few people, etc.

Bear in mind this is primarily based on observations thus far from games and practice, and isn't necessarily the gospel.

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Flames Interesting Numbers Through Five

Kent Wilson
October 15 2013 07:05AM



We're five games into the season, which means just about any stat you can name isn't all that meaningful (ie; predictive) just yet. Still, some things are beginning to take shape, particularly how Bob Hartley is deploying his players in terms of combinations, match-ups and zone starts. Here's a look at a few of the noteworthy numbers I managed to glean from the invaluable new stats site Extra Skater.

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The Weekly Ignition: October 14 2013

Ryan Pike
October 14 2013 09:28AM



It's a holiday Monday across North America, with Canada celebrating Thanksgiving and their American neighbours observing Columbus Day. The hockey world chugs along, with three games on the NHL schedule and a whole lot of catching-up to do following a really busy week. We're here to catch you up.

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Flames Fan Ask - October 12, 2013

Christian Roatis
October 12 2013 10:44AM



Our popular (it's popular right?) segment Fan Ask is back for another week! This week we'll talk 4 goal celly's, Monahan and the Flames' hot start - nothing really out of left field. If you want to submit a question that will appear in this weekly feature, submit something here.
So let's start with Jumbo Joe:

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Post-Game: Flames Deal With The Devils

Ryan Pike
October 11 2013 10:07PM


With points in their first four games of the season, the Calgary Flames had a unique opportunity before them on Friday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome. After 60 minutes of hard-fought, occasionally chess-like hockey, the Flames were able to make a little bit of history.

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