WJC Game-Day: Canada vs. United States

Ryan Pike
December 29 2012 10:22PM



One of the marquee match-ups of the World Juniors takes place on Sunday night in Ufa, Russia – and the wee hours of Sunday morning in North America – as Team Canada tangles with Team USA!

Team Canada (2-0-0) is coming off a resounding defeat of Germany and a surprising come-from-behind win over Slovakia. Canada's systems were a bit fast and loose against Germany (the only goals Germany have scored in the tournament were against Canada) and the discipline problems that emerged during the pre-competition games exploded against Slovakia. Two Canadian forwards were ejected from the game and the club had to battle back from behind.

Against Slovakia.

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AGD: Back on the Horse

Kent Wilson
December 29 2012 04:29PM


Time: 6:00pm

Location: Allstate Arena, Chicago

Broadcast: teamradio.ca, SNET ONE

Abbotsford gets a chance to end a rough month on a high note with a pair of games starting tonight against the Chicago Wolves. The Heat have only won 2 of their last 10 contests and have fallen to 4th in the Western Conference as a result (although they are now just 3 points out of 11th thanks to a high level of parity in the AHL this year).

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How to Rebuild the Calgary Flames - A Four Year (and a bit) Plan - Part Four

December 29 2012 11:12AM



This is a continuation of a series in which I propose a method of rebuilding the Flames organization. For a frame of reference, you can go to the first in the series here. The Flames have at their disposal four 1st round draft picks resulting from trades of Bouwmeester, Iginla and Kiprusoff, as well as their own. In addition, they have amassed five more picks in the other six rounds, with only the 3rd and 5th rounds excluded. 

Draft Day 2013 - The Gathering

My goal on draft day is to acquire a future 1st line center. Two if I can swing it.

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KHL: Chara's Lev takes down Ovechkin's Dynamo, Bobrovsky & Ramo earn shutouts, Magnitogorsk dominates

Steve Dangle
December 28 2012 07:49PM


Hey, so the NHL made the NHLPA a 300-page offer. Exciting stuff.

While all the lawyers read over that exciting stuff, allow me to offer you today's KHL highlights.

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Flames Post-Christmas Potpourri

Kent Wilson
December 28 2012 11:25AM

The halls have been decked and the turkey's eaten. Now is the time to fearfully step on bathroom scales and brave the malls to return that sweater your well meaning aunt bought for you. Oh, and actually enjoy ome hockey for a change.

- First order of business - most of the Gaudreau shirts have either been delivered or are in the mail. I only have a handful left in my possession, but they should be out the door by the end of the weekend at the latest. Thanks to everyone who ordered a shirt and I hope you're happy with it (or them if you got more than one).

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