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Flames trades: wait and see

It seems as if a few recent issues surrounding the hometown hockey heroes have been rolled up into one ugly, messy, filth-ball. So, I’ve tried to separate things. There’s my previous post on the woes plaguing the team, and now another recent Calgary Flames issue: deadline deals.

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The beating pulse

I get a chance to sit back and chat with Calgary Flames fans after each and every game the Flames play. It’s a really enjoyable thing to do — it’s a passionate group of fans; they love their team, and they hate to see the team they love play poorly. Which was why Wednesday’s 4-0…

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Look at all those forwards!

Space was at a premium at Flames practice this morning, as the Calgary Flames had their first practice with their three Olympians back in the city. After a two-week break, the Flames are healthy, which means a ton of bodies on the ice and only 20 slots open against Minnesota on Wednesday.

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This is my brother Bronze, and my other brother Bronze

So 17 days of podium owning and nationwide togetherness (or whatever) has come to an end, and all eyes return to the NHL. After an epic Olympic hockey tournament, three members of the Calgary Flames return to the city with hardware… a certain golden captain and his two bronzed Scandinavian teammates.

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Inconsistent Iginla, Team Canada Edition

It’s been an up and down Olympics for Team Canada forward Jarome Iginla, not unlike his season with the Calgary Flames. Some pretty good highs, and some pretty invisible periods which you can classify as lows. And after a 5-3 win loss to Team USA on Sunday night, I’m still not sure what to make…

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Iginla impressions

So, I’ve got it! I’ve figured out how to spur Jarome Iginla into the 50-goal product he was 2 seasons ago! (I’m a genius). Bring in Sidney Crosby and Rick Nash, and you’ve got it made. I can’t believe I didn’t think of this before! In all seriousness, a great outing to start for Team…

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Again?

It’s getting a liiiiiitle old, this script the Calgary Flames have played by, isn’t it? Once again, for the umpteenth time this season, the opposing team scored more than one goal and the Calgary Flames lost.

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Where will they fit?

With the news that injured Calgary Flames forwards Rene Bourque, Nigel Dawes and David Moss all took part in an optional skate today at the ‘Dome, the question now needs to be asked… where will all these forwards fit on this team?

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Milestone Man

As Calgary’s Jarome Iginla hit the millenium mark in games played over the weekend, the Iginla talk on the FAN 960 has ramped up. So I thought it would be pertinent to look back and bring it all full circle when talking about the man to play all those games with one team.

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Cautious Optimism

Calgary was a little better on Wednesday night taking a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.  In fact, Calgary was MUCH better in a lot of ways. But… maybe the whole "wait and see" mantra is still a good one to have. Yes, Calgary played great, but I’m cautious for two separate reasons.

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A NEW LOOK VS THE CANES

So, after a lackluster effort Monday against the Philadelphia Flyers, the Flames will be adding two more new members to their lineup tonight as both Ales Kotalik and Chris Higgins will be suiting up against Carolina.

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IT WANTS YOU LEAVING MORE

As of 4:00 PM on February 2, 2010 you can colour me still scratching my head. After a marathon call-in show late Monday night that turned into an early Tuesday morning, I’m still struggling to get my head around Daryl Sutter’s latest deal to acquire additional forwards. This time, it’s Ales Kotalik and Chris Higgins…