A fine mess, Olli

So here’s the question everyone dwelling in the Flames area code of the National Hockey League map must be asking themselves on an hourly basis: Did Olli Jokinen all of a sudden become rotten or did he fool everyone by being a mediocre player with respectable-to-robust numbers for all those seasons out of NHL limelight…


Insert horse-racing analogy here

OK, folks it’s time for the Calgary Flames Quarterly Report. All right, so we’re actually a game and change past the quarter-point, so it’s actually the Calgary Flames Quarterly and Then Some But Hey We’ve Been Busy So What Are You Going To Do About It Report.


Iginla’s L.A. star search

So what did we learn in Saturday’s matinee in L.A.? Well, for starters, there needs to be an audit of the star-selection procedure in Tinseltown. Even if Jarome Iginla took a couple of minor penalties today, it’s hard to believe the Calgary captain was not only overlooked for top-star honours, he didn’t make the cut…


Hey Lou, can I come back?

If there’s any comfort to be found for Flames fans after their club’s ignominious stumbling past the unofficial quarter-pole of the 2009-10 campaign, it’s the look on Brent Sutter’s face.


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?


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*