Tagged: Calgary Flames

2013/2014 NHL Season Preview: Pacific Division 0

2013/2014 NHL Season Preview: Pacific Division

On the eve of the start of the 2013/2014 NHL regular season, I preview the 30 teams, one division at a time. Photo credit: Sportsnet Anaheim Ducks The Good With newly-acquired Jakob Silfverberg, Kyle Palmieri, Nick Bonino, Emerson Etem, Cam Fowler, Luca Sbisa and Sami Vatanen, the Ducks have a lot of good, young players in their system. The Bad These kids will be good, but the Ducks may be expecting them to take on a lot more and much too soon. The Outlook After a strong start to the 2012/2013 season, the Ducks faded down the stretch and lost...

Canucks vs. Flames Game Day Preview: Flameout 0

Canucks vs. Flames Game Day Preview: Flameout

Photo credit: AP For GM Jay Feaster and the Calgary Flames, the NHL trade deadline resembled more of a fire sale than anything. In a span of a week, they dealt their long-time captain, Jarome Iginla, to the Pittsburgh Penguins, and their no. 1 defenseman, Jay Bouwmeester, to the St. Louis Blues. In return, the Flames received nothing more than some depth prospects, a couple of first round picks, and perhaps some hockey tape and a used water bottle. But don’t fret, Calgarians, this is all part of the rebuild, right? RIGHT?! If Flames fans can take comfort in anything,...

Clay’s Canucks Commentary: Bad Weather, Bad Discipline and Ballard’s Benching 0

Clay’s Canucks Commentary: Bad Weather, Bad Discipline and Ballard’s Benching

I look at the good, the bad, and the interesting from the Canucks’ 4-2 defeat to the Calgary Flames from Sunday, March 3 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary. Having arrived in snow-laden Calgary just 2 and a half hours before face-off, the Canucks played hard in the first period but wilted as the game wore on. In the video, I touch on Jannik Hansen, David Booth, early penalties, Roberto Luongo, the Canucks’ lack of discipline, bad weather, Tom Sestito and another benching of Keith Ballard.

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 5 vs Flames 1 0

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 5 vs Flames 1

The Canucks are back from a short two-game roadtrip where they potted four solid points and are looking to douse the Flames. And with Chris Golden manning the CHB TGATT desk tonight, you all know what that means: Well, this game is going fast. Top Gun fast. #Canucks #TGATT — Walter Siu (@waterboy99troop) February 10, 2013 That’s right. Top Freaking Gun!