Rene Bourque’s status as Team Canada’s most important player in their quest for Olympic gold may come as a surprise to many who watched him play his way out of the National Hockey League over the last half-dozen years.
This morning’s optional skate for the Calgary Flames was surprisingly newsworthy, as a trio of inter-related news items dropped simultaneously. The most newsworthy morsel is likely that forward Morgan Klimchuk has been re-assigned to the American Hockey League’s Stockton Heat, which opens up a spot for Troy Brouwer as he returns from his facial injuries….
The Calgary Flames continue their season and their prospects throughout the hockey world are creeping towards the end of their various seasons. Except for the Europeans, as the Olympics has halted play in much of their professional leagues. Here’s a quick glance at how the Flames’ prospects did this past week.
Michael Frolik’s third season with the Flames looks like it’ll end up being his least productive. Part of that is due to injury but, with eight goals and 19 points in 48 games, his counting numbers are down regardless. That doesn’t mean Frolik is having a poor season, though. In fact, there is plenty to…
A point is a point, right? Ignore the razor thin margin it’s looking like it will take to make the playoffs, and the -6 goal differential. A point is a point.