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Two years in, and still no critical thought of the new arena project

In recent days, an article from the Calgary Sun has made the rounds on social media, mostly because of its big scary title: “Flames aren’t bluffing, it’s just a basic business decision.” In reference to the recent developments regarding the new arena for the Calgary Flames, the author argues that the team is actually serious…

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FlamesNation Player Evaluation: Brian Elliott

Brian Elliott did not come as advertised. This was a goalie coming off of a .930 (!) save percentage over the course of 42 games, and maintaining that level of play into the third round of the playoffs. Elliott had put up decent to outstanding numbers in the five years he spent with St. Louis,…

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FN Mailbag – May 1, 2017

It’s May, it’s the middle of spring, and the Flames season is over. It’s time, once again, to turn to the organization’s now annual question: “what will Calgary do with their goaltending?” Since Miikka Kiprusoff retired (and honestly, since before that since he started to wobble near the end), the Calgary crease has been a…