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…