On the latest episode of the 31 Thoughts The Podcast, Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek discussed the idea of players being able to be sponsored individually to increase their earnings. For example, why couldn't Budweiser sponsor a goalie like David Rittich to paint his pads to look like their red beer cans? The objection that … Continue reading The Beer Wars: A story of how competing sponsorships forced a professional Czech team to move
To celebrate the release of NHL 21 and to say thank you to our supporters, giving away a copy of the game to one lucky follower. Sweepstakes Information Enter the contest to win a digital copy of NHL 21 on the gaming platform of your choice! The contest will run for one week starting at … Continue reading The Win Column NHL 21 Giveaway
One of the major issues with the Flames during their prolonged struggles through November was it felt like they were gripping their sticks too tight and not enjoying the game. With the introduction of Geoff Ward as the interim head coach, his practice style has been a lot more fun-oriented. Most recently, he got the … Continue reading The Calgary Flames Practice Playlist
November was one of the most tumultuous times to be a Flames fan in recent memory. Between a horrendous stretch of hockey on the ice, coaching issues off the ice, concerns about City Council pulling the funding for the new arena, injuries, and so much more, it has been a trying time for many Flames … Continue reading Five positives from the Calgary Flames’ November
As the official offseason gets underway, the first major marker of the summer started this morning. The first buyout window is now officially open, allowing teams to utilize the strategy in preparation for the NHL Entry Draft and free agency. Buying out a contract is a method utilized by teams to either free up additional … Continue reading Buyout Beware: Who could the Flames buyout?
I guess the cat is out of the bag, I am joining The Athletic. Perfect, now that I have your attention please let me introduce myself. My name is John MacKinnon and I am beyond ecstatic to be able to start contributing to The Win Column. Now probably 99.9% of you who would be reading … Continue reading Another Flames Fan in a Foreign Fan Base