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PACIFIC WAR ROOM

As per tradition, the Royal Half has rounded up the brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division and wrapped up the week that was in a tasty little nugget known as the Pacific War Room.  Sit back, relax, and enjoy…

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FGD #12: Halloween Howler

#479890883 / gettyimages.com It’s Halloween and the Calgary Flames hit the ice for their sixth home game and an encounter they hope will be anything but scary. On their Road Trip of Doom (on which they went 4-2-0), the locals managed to beat Nashville – a good team – on Nashville’s home ice via a…

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The Roundup

Halloween hacks, Henrik Sedin, Randy Carlyle, Jets fan etiquette, Oilers are hot, Flames tendies, and more in this week’s Roundup.

Bad News: Backlund on IR! Good News: Ferland Recalled

#156799766 / gettyimages.com Things have gone from bad to worse for the Calgary Flames and their center depth. Already missing Matt Stajan and Joe Colborne due to injury, and with useful winger Mason Raymond also out of the line-up, the club announced this afternoon that pivot Mikael Backlund is week-to-week with an abdominal injury. AHLer…

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Random Thoughts – The Good and Weird So Far

We’re about an eigth of the way through the season and the picture is still pretty blurry, though a few things are starting to come into focus. The main thing being the fact Calgary probably isn’t bad enough to finish first in the Connor McDavid race. I’ll talk about that and Hartley’s weird experiments, Sean…

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Five things: Well well

1. It continues Last week I talked about how the Flames’ winning ways should remain upsetting to fans, and people largely did not want to hear it. Lots of talk about how this team was never bad enough to finish in the bottom five, and so on. Well, the Flames have three points from their…

Flames Make Moves: Granlund Recalled From AHL

#479890931 / gettyimages.com After a bit of an unclear few hours today, the Calgary Flames have announced their roster moves stemming from the injuries they faced last night against Montreal. Center Matt Stajan has been placed on the injured reserve with a knee injury and is expected to be out for approximately six weeks, per…

News and Notes – October 29 2014

The Calgary Flames lost last night, but they were back at it at the ‘Dome today for practice. Yes, we’re talking ’bout practice. And a few other Flames-related things.

The Nation Minute

The Nation Network brings you the Nation Minute, a rapid fire look around the network and the NHL. On tap this week, Draisaitl, Scrivens, Wideman, Vrbata, the Leafs and more.

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Post-Game: Flames Lose Shootout, Players

#458014876 / gettyimages.com There were two major sporting events carried on Sportsnet on Tuesday evening. On the main Sportsnet feed, we had Game 6 of the World Series between Kansas City and San Francisco, with the Royals fighting (at home) for their survival. That game – high stakes – was epicly one-sided, and the Royals…

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FGD: Breaking the Habitants

Who says that I can’t post this video tonight? and every night? and sob? WHEN WILL WE BE BACK IN THE PLAYOFFS I HATE THIS. The Flames host the Habs tonight which means that those going to the game tonight are obligated to be astounded and annoyed by the amount of Canadiens jerseys you see…