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Who has been Dougie Hamilton’s best partner?

Embed from Getty Images When Dougie Hamilton was first acquired, there was a lot of excitement in Calgary. For the Flames, who had glaring holes on defence, to get a 22-year-old defenceman who was already a top four guy was huge.  The only question was: who was he to play with? The top pairing of T.J. Brodie…

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FGD #31: Invading Texas

Embed from Getty Images Just over two weeks ago, the Calgary Flames limped home from a bad road trip. With their season hanging by a thread, they faced the National Hockey League’s top team in a game that seemed prime for the Flames to get embarrassed, given that they were dead-last at that point. Instead,…

Bob Hartley may be out of the woods

When we closed out November, there was an undercurrent of dread among those of us that follow (and cover) the Calgary Flames. The team was not good. The roster? On paper, it was good. But the team had failed to coalesce as anticipated, and as a result the finger-pointing had begun. The most common person…