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Let’s talk about Freddie Hamilton

The exclusion of Mark Jankowski from the Calgary Flames’ opening night roster received mixed reviews from fans. While some viewed the move as a temporary paper transaction and had faith that Jankowski would find his way back to Calgary soon enough, some felt quite a bit worse about cutting a young player who definitely proved…

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Mind Your Own Net: The psychology behind being a Flames goalie

If you’ve ever wanted to explore the trials and tribulations of finding a goalie for the Calgary Flames, try taking a trip to your nearest library and go to the non-fiction section. It’s undeniable that the Flames have needed a solid number one goaltender ever since the retirement of Miikka Kiprusoff, and they’ve seriously struggled to…

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On the Bubble: Foo a fascinating find

When Kris Versteeg decided to defect from desolate Edmonton and play for the Calgary Flames instead, he was greeted with fame and fortune from the day he signed his contract. Calgary fans collectively rejoiced when Spencer Foo followed suit, choosing to leave his hometown Oilers and play for the Flames. One of the most sought…

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On the Bubble: The bizarre case of Curtis Lazar

With the Calgary Flames’ training camp well underway, many of us are sitting on our hands waiting to see the roster take shape. It’s likely that the defensive pairings will be Giordano – Hamilton, Brodie – Hamonic, and Kulak – Stone. Only the seventh spot is really up for grabs, with either Matt Bartkowski or…

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Inside the Boxscore: 2016-17 Calgary Flames

As this offseason comes to a close, many of us eagerly await what’s to come in the 2017-18 season. True to any season, it’s impossible to predict what will unfold, but that doesn’t stop people from trying. Whether it’s using predictive models using years of data or simply trying to draft the best fantasy roster…