Forbes Values Flames at $245M

    The latest Forbes valuations of the various NHL teams was released today. Coming in at #12 was the Calgary Flames at $245M – a 11% bump over their previous evaluation by Forbes a year ago. Before we get into the details, it’s important to note that all of the Forbes numbers are estimates based…



If you’ve had difficulty getting your head around the numbers being tossed around during the NHL lockout regarding the financial situations the league’s 30 teams find themselves in, there’s good reason – at least if you look at the numbers published in Forbes Magazine today.


Five things: Now what?

1. Mediation means nothing There were two things I didn’t know or had forgotten about the federal mediation process: 1) The league and PA used it last time to little effect, and 2) nothing the mediators say or decide is in any way binding. That leads me to believe that, much like the NHLPA’s threat…


Flames All Time Top 10 Draft Picks – #10 Sergei Makarov

    (Today we begin a new series on the Flames top-10 draft picks of all time. FN writers were polled, their votes tallied and the players ranked accordingly. We begin the countdown to #1 with 10th placed Sergei Makarov.) As Flames fans, we have become used to a particular phenomenon when it comes to…