Flames Weekend Guide, November 22 2012

    There’s no CBA. The situation sucks, but fear not. There is still hockey to enjoy. All but two Flames prospects are in action this weekend, with Matthew Deblouw’s Michigan State Spartans and Coda Gordon’s Swift Current Broncos getting a break. As for everyone else? Here’s the weekly rundown.


Where Are They Now? – Brad Werenka

       To kick this article off in style, I’m just going to say it right here, for the sake of controversy: Brad Werenka, pictured above, is drinking a beer in public. On Game Day. Probably. There could be no better candidate for Where Are They Now than Mr. Brad Werenka, because only like…


The Decertification Threat

  After the NHLPA proposal/rejection kerfuffle the other day, I made a glib remark on twitter about the union going the decertification route. I was only half serious when I suggested it, but the option is starting to get more attention. James Mirtle recently wrote about the threat and what it would mean if the…


Five things: I don’t even know any more

  1. That went well oh wait of course it didn’t So the NHLPA made its long-awaited counter-counter-counter-counter-counter-counter-proposal to the owners today and all that went about as well as you might have expected.


Grabovski headshot on Varlamov, Yakupov scores in the shootout, and more KHL

  Mikhail Grabovski drilled Colorado Avanlanche (currently Lokomotiv) goalie Semyon Varlamov right in the head in the first period of Lokomotiv’s game against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. Was it on purpose? I’ll let you decide.  In other Wednesday KHL action, Nail Yakupov scores in the shootout, and Ilya Kovalchuk’s duo with Blues prospect Vladimir Tarasenko…