AHL Post-Game: Turnovers sink Stockton’s season

The Stockton Heat clawed back from a deficit in their first round series with the San Jose Barracuda to force a do-or-die Game 5. They proceeded to get wildly, wildly out-shot by the Barracuda. And their star goalie left the game after the first period, likely due to an injury. Despite all of these obstacles,…


Ranking Brad Treliving’s trades

Brad Treliving has re-upped as general manager of the Calgary Flames. While the populace of Calgary breathes a heady sigh of relief, it’s probably a good idea to jump in the way-back machine and take a look at Treliving’s performance during his three seasons as Flames top dog. Let’s start with a look back at…


FN on Air: Talking Treliving and Goaltending

Now that Brad Treliving is signed, the Calgary Flames organization has a few clear priorities this summer: get a goaltender, prepare for the expansion draft, and look for depth options on the wing and the blueline. Allan Mitchell invited me to talk about all this and more on Lowedown with Lowetide today. Have a listen:


FlamesNation Player Evaluation: Mark Giordano

Mark Giordano, 33 years young, finally hit his pay day. Well – let’s rephrase, because it’s not as though he was making chump change before. At 33 years of age, Giordano, one of the NHL’s best defencemen, had his new contract kick in. At six years and just over $40 million, it’ll almost certainly be…


Prospect wrap-up: Kenney Morrison

College UFAs are always a tempting draw. It’s all of the free development without any of the draft pick risk. Pretty much found money. But you should really never forget that, occasionally, there’s some perfectly valid reasons that these players did not originally get drafted. They are often low percentage guys who appear to be…