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Draft Day

    After much fenagling, FlamesNation and The FAN 960 are on the draft floor right now.  As Kent has his draft day thread open, I’ll be posting everything that I hear and see right here.  Anything we hear on the Flames front will go up as an article on the site right away.  So lets…

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Draft Day Open Thread

    With Pat Steinberg on the scene in LA, expect more updates from the ground as well as on topical analysis from myself and Robert Cleave if (when!) the Flames make a move this weekend. For now, feel free to use this open thread to discuss rumors, speculate about trades or just simply wail…

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Moving bigger pieces – Value for a few Flames

                                              One of the advantages to moving bodies in the summer is the absence of short term competitive pressure on a GM. As we’ve seen the last two deadlines, Darryl Sutter’s judgement in that scenario left a lot to be desired, and as I noted the other day, he’s done OK moving NHLers…

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NW Division Draft Preview

Written by the Nation Network’s Special Correspondent at the Draft, Matt Bugg. LOS ANGELES – As on the ice, the teams that make up the Northwest Division represents both extremes at the draft table. Clubs who do not pick until the 3rd round will attempt to help their teams as much as those with double-digit…

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10 Things to Watch For at the Draft

  It’s quite an exciting time to be a fan of NHL hockey. The NHL  Awards were just handed out, incorrectly (boy, is Henrik’s face going to be red when Bettman tells him ‘horribly premature April fools!). There is the anticipatory excitement of the NHL free agency period opening July 1st can be felt in…

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Can They Do It? Will They Do It?

    The Calgary Flames don’t have the greatest prospects here in Los Angeles ahead of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.  With no first or second round pick, many of the top players will have passed the team by before they draft for the first time in the third round.  So will the Calgary Flames…