Goalie Rotation Has Produced More Questions Than Answers

View image | gettyimages.com On October 6, the Calgary Flames raised a few eyebrows around the National Hockey League by announcing three netminders – Jonas Hiller, Karri Ramo and Joni Ortio – as part of their 23-man opening roster. Here was sit, five games and almost two weeks later, and the goalie situation has arguably…

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FN Mailbag: October 18, 2015

Five games in and the Flames are stumbling through a nightmarish start to the season. It’s way too early to say the regression gods are taking their revenge, but it’s certainly been a discouraging opening foray. The Flames have seen a lot of the bounces that favoured them last year go the opposite way so far…

Calgary’s Best Players Haven’t Been Good So Far

View image | gettyimages.com I don’t understand how this team can be so bad. That was my thought on Sunday morning, as I reflected back upon the first five games of the 2015-16 season. The Flames had added bodies over the summer, but otherwise it’s the same team as last season. Seeking some understanding, I…