Juuso Valimaki is torching the Liiga in an unprecedented way

The Calgary Flames selected Juuso Valimaki in the first round of the 2017 NHL draft. After hitting a home run with Matthew Tkachuk the year before at sixth overall, the Flames were looking to bolster their blueline the next year, and at 16th overall went a little off the board with the Valimaki selection. He … Continue reading Juuso Valimaki is torching the Liiga in an unprecedented way

The Calgary Flames have big questions to answer on defence

Although there are still at least a couple months until the NHL season gets going, it feels as though the Flames have made many of their big roster moves for this season. With little space left under the cap and with little in the way of movement right now, the Flames seem to have finalized … Continue reading The Calgary Flames have big questions to answer on defence

An investigation of the Flames’ first 10 games, over the last 10 years

It seems like yesterday we were just discussing the start of the new Calgary Flames season, but now we are eleven games into what can only be described as a roller-coaster few weeks. The team started out with high expectations, looked primed to meet them, and then plummeted into seriously sloppy play over the past … Continue reading An investigation of the Flames’ first 10 games, over the last 10 years

Penguin vs. Predator: Who Would Win in a Fight?

The Stanley Cup Final is underway and features two very yellow teams in the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators. Like any classic Final matchup, we have a clear favourite and a clear underpredator. The Penguins have a chance to become the first team post lockout to repeat as Cup champions, and PK Subban has … Continue reading Penguin vs. Predator: Who Would Win in a Fight?