For the Calgary Flames – A Tutorial on Tanking

    *This is written with tongue firmly planted in cheek. It is not intended to insult or antagonize the Flames fan base. At this stage of the season, once we’ve finished off everything in the liquor cabinet, humour is all we have left to numb the pain. At the time of this writing, the…

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Good as Gone, But Kipper was Great

  pic via cool09   By: Steve MacFarlane It’s become traditional for NHL teams who win at home to trot out to centre ice and raise their sticks to the crowd. The fact the Flames players forced Miikka Kiprusoff to make that celebratory twirl alone on Friday night after he backstopped them to a 3-1…

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Post-Game: Your Calgary “Ocean’s Eleven” Flames!!!

  If you factor in the additions of Hanowski, the re-signing of MacBackup, the earlier additions of the likes of Sven and Max Power… even the season long astonishing rise of TJ Brodie, there are are actually like eleven new faces to track throughout the line-up. We’ve all said this before, but really? What realistic…