NHL Fans: Don’t Go Away Mad, Just Go Away

You’re an NHL fan. You spend your hard-earned money every year going to games. You buy merchandise. You subscribe to Centre Ice. You’ve been through one, maybe two lockouts, and even a strike if you’re really old. And now they’re threatening to make you go through yet another lockout. This makes you mad. So mad, in fact,…


Who Are The Calgary Flames?

    Oh, hey guys, it’s me, The Book of Loob.  BoL.  Loober.  Nancy.  If you’re at all familiar with my work, you know that when it comes to things like Corsi, PDO, Zone starts, QualComp and the like, I’ve almost learned what some of them are.  So while the Kents and the Azevedos of…



  When Gil Stein ended his tenure as the NHL’s last President, the owners hired Gary Bettman as the league’s first Commissioner. His mandate included four major tasks: sell the game in the U.S., complete the league’s plans with expansion, modernize the views of the owners and, most importantly, end labour unrest. On December 18th,…


Nation Radio – September 1, 2012

Allan, in front, does the show while Kent Wilson (note the glorious mustache) and henchmen watch It’s the labour day long weekend! While most everyone was out enjoying the long weekend, drinking a beer or watching the kids run around for the last, few, short hours before school starts again, Allan Mitchell was hunched over…


FN Weekend Open Thread – News and Suggestions

    Im sharing the Three Flames Fans video for a couple reasons: firstly, because it’s well done, so deserves to be shared. Secondly, because I’ve talked to the man behind TFF, Jared Keeso, and he’s interested in potentially partnering up with FlamesNation for similar project down the road. How does htat sound folks?