Luke Schenn Signs With Coyotes

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Unrestricted free agent defenceman Luke Schenn has found a new home. The veteran defenseman signed a two-year contract with the Arizona Coyotes. The contract is worth $2.5 million, for a $1.25 million cap hit per year. The Coyotes will be the fourth franchise that Schenn has played for in his NHL career. Hearing @ArizonaCoyotes will […] READ MORE


Durkin's Hump-Day Hits: News and Opinion, Leafs Edition

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As the Leafs head into the home stretch to close out the inaugural season of the Mike Babcock era, Leafs fans are buoyed with optimism.Unlike other recent campaigns which ended as dreadfully or worse, this one has a remarkably different timbre to it. Imagine if you will a season’s-ending letter from the president which didn’t […] READ MORE


Brad Ross and the Second Round Blunders of Toronto

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Sounds like a really bad musical act, doesn’t it? Well, in Toronto, it’s more of a nightmare for a scouting team. Announced on May 29th, the 2010 43rd overall selection made by the Maple Leafs, Brad Ross, signed with the Iserlohn Roosters of the Deutschen Eishockey Liga (DEL). The 23-year-old left winger split time between the […] READ MORE


NHL Deadline Day Trade Benefactors

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With the weeks leading up to the NHL trade deadline being as active as it was, it was no surprise that deadline day itself was a little anticlimactic. If you are a hockey fan at any level, it’s a good chance you were checking your twitter feed throughout the day or sitting in front of […] READ MORE


We Need to Talk About Sean Monahan

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After such a promising start, the Calgary Flames have come crashing back to Earth. At this point, they resemble the rebuilding team everyone expected of them but there are some positives to their season so far. Captain Mark Giordano and defense partner T.J. Brodie have emerged as a strong first pairing for the team. Rookies […] READ MORE


Flames Slide No Cause for Concern

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For much of the first quarter of the 2014-15 NHL season, the Calgary Flames had been a pleasant surprise. Considered by many to compete for the bottom of the Western Conference (unlike their provincial brethren, who were seen as ready to take the next step, oh how wrong we were), the Flames instead shot up the […] READ MORE


Jim Nill Shows Trades Still Important

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The emergence of the salary cap era has transformed the National Hockey League into a draft-centric league. As young stars dominate a game that is now more ideal for their integration, this idea has only become more ingrained. Drafting an elite talent is the consensus way to build a quality team and other methods are […] READ MORE


Cammalleri Can't Stay In Cowtown

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As the trade deadline approaches, Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri continues to be one of the most talked about players that may be on the move before 3 p.m. on March 5. The 31-year-old is in the final year of his contract and is a proven performer in both the regular season and the playoffs, […] READ MORE


An Important Deadline Ahead For The Flames

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In a season full of surprises, many may forget that the Calgary Flames are in the midst of a full rebuild. It’s a process which may require time and patience from Flames fans, as president of hockey operations and acting general manager of Brian Burke looks to fix the mistakes made by former GM Jay […] READ MORE