Scoreboard Watching – February 13 2015

View image | gettyimages.com The Flames are off tonight after their loss in Los Angeles last evening. As such, their fate is temporarily determined by the teams playing tonight. There are five games on the NHL docket this evening, three of them important for the Western Conference playoff picture.


FN Mailbag – February 13, 2015

It’s time for another edition of the FN Friday Mailbag and there’s lots to talk about. The trade deadline looms, wildcard teams are nipping at the Flames heels and the club continues to defy expectations (despite suffering two of its toughest losses of the season in the last week or so). Let’s start with some questions about the Flames blueline. 

The Schedule and the Numbers Game

View image | gettyimages.com The Calgary Flames are back at home today after being out in sunny California for a week, going 1-1-0 in a short road trip. Now that the trip is over, it’s onto the home stretch of the 2014-15 season. Here’s a brief primer for dates and figures to remember.


The Roundup

The Jets Blockbuster trade, the Sedins, Leafs are ready to deal, Jeff Petry as a Calgary Flame, Oilers finishing 30th, an injection of filthy stats and more in this week’s Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.


NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).


Post-Game: Crowned

View image | gettyimages.com We’ve written a lot on this website this year about the concept of regression. Basically, the idea is this: teams that get more pucks on net tend to score more and tend to win more. So, if your team gets consistently out-shot by the other team and you keep winning, eventually…