The Rise and Fall of Darryl Sutter – Part 5: Cowbells

    Part 1 – Sutter’s Genius Part 2 – Sutter’s Fortune Part 3 – Sutter the Messiah Part 4 – The Sutter Culture Thus far I’ve discussed the nature of Darryl’s rise to the top of the organization and enhshrinement as hockey czar without really delving into his management methods. As the Flames front…


Bouma’s Debut Delayed But Priceless

  Lance Bouma made his National Hockey League debut on Saturday night, Hockey Night in Canada-style, in a game against the Los Angeles Kings.


Postgame: What a Tilt!

That was by far the most entertaining game we’ve seen this year at the Scotiabank Saddledome, and sometimes when you go to a shootout, the coin flips the other way.  That’s what happened on Saturday night as the Calgary Flames battled back to tie the game on three seperate occasions, but ultimately never lead, falling…


The First Overall Pick: Avoid Nugent-Hopkins

    As it stands today, at least four players have a legitimate shot at going first overall: defenceman Adam Larsson of the Swedish Elite League, and forwards Sean Couturier, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Gabriel Landeskog. After looking through the numbers, I’m convinced that Nugent-Hopkins would be the wrong selection.