Hayes Chooses Rangers Over Reunion

#489164367 / gettyimages.com No Kevin Hayes for the Calgary Flames? How could this have happened? How did the team get beat out by the New York Rangers on Wednesday for the services of the big right-winger whose standout Boston College linemates are already part of the organization? It seemed like a no-brainer, right? With two-thirds…

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Five things: Who’s gonna make it, part 4

1. That’s it for forwards Over the last three weeks I’ve looked at 12 forwards who I thought had a borderline chance to spend a decent amount of time with Calgary this season and found that there was actually a pretty healthy mix of guys I thought had a chance to stick around longer than…

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Reasonable Expectations: T.J. Brodie

#483379279 / gettyimages.com Three years ago, T.J. Brodie was a curious tale. Calgary’s fourth round selection in 2008 – taken after the club had already selected Greg Nemisz, Mitch Wahl, Lance Bouma and Nick Larson – Brodie turned pro in 2010-11 and quietly (and rapidly) crept up the team’s internal rankings. Now he’s just 24…