WCOH Game 10: Canada vs. Europe

Jonathan Willis
September 21 2016 05:53PM


Canada and “Europe” are both bound for the playoff round of the World Cup, but that doesn’t make this final game of the preliminary round meaningless. The winner finishes the group segment with a perfect record; the loser draws Sweden in the semifinal. It’s a game worth winning.

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Brian Elliott could prove valuable in fantasy

Ari Yanover
September 21 2016 03:30PM

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Today, we're going to talk about why Brian Elliott should be a shrewd fantasy pickup.

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Flames finally right a wrong: Retros are the third jerseys once again

Ari Yanover
September 21 2016 02:00PM

The Calgary Flames have one of the best jerseys in the entire NHL.

Not their away ones. Not their regular home ones. Nothing with black, nothing with piping.

Just clean, simple, and what they wore when they won the Stanley Cup.

And at long last, outside of one "retro night" a season, they are back.

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Young Stars Fancy Stats: the Finale

christian tiberi
September 21 2016 12:00PM

Main training camp announcements are just around the corner, so we're going to quickly put the final lid on the 2016 Young Stars tournament with the overall fancy stat recap of the weekend.

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Report: Mikael Backlund injured, out for remainder of World Cup

Ryan Pike
September 21 2016 10:22AM

If you felt a shiver go down your spine and a disturbance in the force yesterday, it was because Calgary Flames centre Mikael Backlund got clobbered with a high hit from Finland's Sami Lepisto during Sweden's 2-0 victory over Finland yesterday at the World Cup of Hockey.

While Backlund finished the game, a report from our friends at the Swedish publication Expressen indicate that Backlund will be absent from today's game against North America and will likely miss the remainder of the tournament due to a concussion.

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