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Five things: As it happens…

1. …It was neither I guess that’s as close to realism as this franchise is going to get. After we heard all about how the franchise was Going For It and (most of us) feared what horrible implications that might possibly have, it turns out the team stood pat at the deadline and it went…

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DEADLINE ANALYSIS

"Friend of the Nation Network – and two time Angler Cup Champion – Brian Sutherby has shared his thoughts about the Trade Deadline for the second time in less than a week. In this installment he takes a look at the difficulties of making a big move at the deadline and the impact new arrivals…

Qualified?

While there has been plenty of discussion surrounding the future of some of Calgary’s more high profile pending unrestricted free agents in recent weeks, the talk about their three soon-to-be RFA players hasn’t been as loud.  One of those players is 26 year old winger Blake Comeau, who is due the largest qualifying offer of the trio. …

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Penalties

    A lot has been made over the past few weeks (and rightfully so) about the glaring deficiencies in the game of the Calgary Flames. 

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VOICE OF THE NATION – TOOTHLESS AGRESSION

  We all sat and watched as Jay Feaster made what we thought was a shot across the bow of this team,  and specifically the vets that lead it. It was somewhat cathartic to hear him be so indicative and precise that many of us don’t even recall what happened in the third period of…

Postgame: The Blues

That’s how the St. Louis Blues win hockey games.  They take a lead and choke things off, which is exactly what you saw on Monday night in their final meeting this season with the Calgary Flames.  After Calgary opened the scoring for the fifth consecutive game, they allowed three straight and mustered next to nothing…

Game 63 – Flames vs Blues Live Chat

Game 63 – Flames vs Blues Live Chat After the non-event of the trade deadline for the Flames, there isn’t any sort of disruption to worry about for the game versus the Blues tonight. St. Louis has finally taken the next step this year and spending years and years in the weeds. A lot of…

Quiet Deadline for Flames – Zero trades, one contract extension

    The Calgary Flames executed zero trades today, which isn’t too surprising given their lack of assets and tough position in the standings. Although Jay Feaster made some suggestions the other night during a intermission interview that he’d be interested in making some real changes, the fact is he was most likely just trying…

Nations Trade Deadline Live Chat

Deadline live chat Stop by at noon (or earlier) and talk about what’s happened (or not) and any rumors that have cropped up. WILL CORY SARICH GET TRADED TODAY? Find out soon!

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Black Box: Week 21

    “Another random boring Vollman article. Stats add a bit of colour but cannot replace good hockey sense and ignore important subjective elements like heart and leadership. Put that in your pocket protector!” – Vollman’s #1 fan Kenta A tough 3-loss week for the Flames drags their post-season potential back down to the 27-32%…