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Around the league – Nov 19, 2009

Watching the Oilers, Flames and Canucks play in places like Long Island, Atlanta, Tampa and Columbus and then seeing the highlights in many other American cities, it is clear that fans aren’t filling buildings. What can the NHL do?

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First Star, Worst Star: Youtube Edition

Well, well, well. It appears to me that with Wanye hiding out from the law in parts unknown, that I’ve officially become the 6th coolest writer on this website. Take that my entire 8th grade class who refused to sign my yearbook! Who’s the loser now? *Still me*

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Around the league – Nov 12, 2009

After a hot start, scoring has leveled off, and right now only six players are on pace for 100+ points. Anze Kopitar is on fire and on pace for 129, however, no one has tallied that many since 1996 when Mario Lemieux had 161 and Jaromir Jagr finished with 149. It is doubtful he can…

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RDS ♥ les Flames

One of the best things about an East-West matchup in the National Hockey League is that it allows each conference’s followers a glimpse into how the other half lives. That’s especially true of Easterners who because of the time-difference rarely get a chance to see an entire game of clubs based in the Mountain or…

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Flames October Reviews

The writing staff here at FlamesNation managed to spare a few moments between drunken benders and penning nonsensical complaint letters to the government to cobble together our reviews of the Flames players through the first month of action. Rather than go with the standard letter grades, we opted for a "Rotten Tomatoes"/film critic type theme….

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The wide-open West?

Here’s a question for the new week: As we close in on the quarter-pole of the 2009-10 National Hockey League campaign, what Western Conference team scares you? And by scare, we mean what outfit creates genuine spine-chilling, blood-curdling, bowel-evacuating fear?