Five things: Nothing going on

1. 25 years on It seems as though Calgary made something of a big deal over the weekend of the fact that it was the 25th anniversary of the Flames winning the Stanley Cup. I lump such celebrations in with the kinds seen in Vancouver this past winter, which looked fondly back at the team’s run…



The NHL’s version of speed dating is going on this week.  For players, it’s their first real glimpse of what the next level will entail.  It’s exciting and also a little scary at the same time.


The 2014 Flames Fifteen – #13: Kenneth Agostino

Via the NHL Kenneth Agostino has performed well in the collegiate ranks, but most assume that his ceiling is likely that of a third-liner. Is that accurate? The contrast is stark when comparing a senior season in which he had next to no good luck – bad teammates and a low SH% – to a…