Dear Brad: Please Don’t Trade For Cam Ward

View image | gettyimages.com The Calgary Flames are in a bit of a bind. Heading into Friday’s action, they’re near the bottom of the NHL’s standings and one of several reasons for that is they can’t keep the puck out of their net. Through 10 games, they’ve allowed 40 goals – four per game, which…

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FGD #11: Home Ice Advantage – Flames Host Les Canadiens

(Candice Ward – USA Today Sports) Just 24 hours after losing a heartbreaker to the Edmonton Oilers, le Club de hockey Canadien (otherwise known as the Montreal Canadiens) visit the friendly confines of the Scotiabank Saddledome for a match-up with the Calgary Flames. The Canadiens are really, really good, but historically the Flames have risen…

Why Kylington Should Be Sent To The Brandon Wheat Kings

View image | gettyimages.com It was announced Oct. 29 that the Brandon Wheat Kings shipped Latvian import Rihards Bukarts to the Portland Winterhawks, leaving them with one open spot for an import player. Hmm, guess who comes to mind? With just four games under his belt of pro hockey, the Flames 2015 second-round pick, Oliver Kylington,…

Nick Schneider Proving His Worth In Medicine Hat

View image | gettyimages.com One of the worst feelings in the world must be going undrafted during the NHL Entry Draft. Think about it: spending your whole career preparing for the moment that an NHL general manager calls your name in the draft, the countless hours spent training on the ice, and the hard work throughout the years, all…

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The Roundup

Flames look like smoldering dumpster fire, concern early in Canucks season, Leafs losing despite obvious improvements, Oilers next ten need to be better, Byfuglien hates three on three OT, Joe Thornton trade a decade later, daily fantasy, Evander Kane and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.