Emergence Of Mikael Backlund Is An Encouraging Sign For the Calgary Flames

Mikael Backlund

There certainly haven’t been many bright spots for the Calgary Flames of late, but there is a key one that has emerged. Mikael Backlund is finally starting to show the promise that was expected of him when he was selected […]

Current Hot Streak Has The Ottawa Senators Back In The Playoff Hunt

Clarke MacArthur

A serious surge by the Ottawa Senators has them back in the hunt in the Eastern Conference playoff race. The Sens capped off a highly successful road trip with a 3-0 blanking of the Minnesota Wild to make it seven straight […]

Winnipeg Jets: Claude Noel’s Dismissal Is Justified But Team Woes About More Than Coaching

Claude Noel

You just had the feeling that the winds of change could be blowing in after the Winnipeg Jets suffered a 6-3 home ice loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets at MTS Centre. The fifth straight loss left an underachieving, uninspired squad a disappointing 19-23-5 on the campaign. The […]

Calgary Flames’ Punchless Attack Leads To Miserable Homestand

Karri Ramo

A severe goal-scoring drought for the Calgary Flames produced a dismal end to a five-game homestand that had started with so much promise. After a dramatic 4-3 come-from-behind shootout win over the St.Louis Blues, the Flames could muster only a measly […]

Calgary Flames: Tough Loss and More Key Injuries, Worrisome

Mark Giordano

  The Calgary Flames continue to languish near the bottom of the standings in the ultra-tough Western conference, however it definitely isn’t from a lack of trying. The team delivers an honest effort night-in and night-out but are continually coming up […]

Winnipeg Jets Finally Snap Lengthy Home Winless Skid Thanks to Power Play

Michael Frolik

If the Winnipeg Jets are to make a serious playoff push this season, the team will need more home ice efforts like the one that was produced in a 5-2 win over the visiting Florida Panthers. It ended a six-game […]

Vancouver Canucks’ Gritty Victory Against Chicago Blackhawks Should Be Something To Build On

Daniel Sedin

The Vancouver Canucks were able to end a three-game road trip on a very upbeat note as they showed plenty of resolve in besting the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in a shootout. As always the matchup between these two squads was […]

Calgary Flames: Brian Burke Makes First Major Move

Brian Burke

When Brian Burke was named the President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames this offseason, many NHL observers wondered just how long he would be willing to stay in the background.  Well, the answer was 30 games. After an […]

Calgary Flames Fall To Boston Bruins In Emotional Return Of Jarome Iginla

Jarome Iginla

As expected, it was a tremendously emotional night as long-time former Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla made his return to the city as a member of the Boston Bruins. Iginla’s 16-year run with the organization ended last season when he […]

Ottawa Senators: Clarke MacArthur Has Been A Definite Bright Spot For A Struggling Team

Clarke MacArthur

While it’s been a disappointing NHL season up to this point for the Ottawa Senators, the team is certainly getting everything they could have asked for out of forward Clarke MacArthur. The veteran continued his hot hand with a pair […]

Vancouver Canucks: Eddie Lack Shines In First Home Start As Hot Streak Continues

Eddie Lack

  The Vancouver Canucks continue to impress on their current homestand as they recorded a 2-0 victory over the visiting Carolina Hurricanes. Eddie Lack was perfect in his home debut at Rogers Arena, turning aside 31 shots to post the shutout. […]

Calgary Flames Captain Mark Giordano Provides A Spark In His Return

Mark Giordano

The Calgary Flames have had to endure a host of injuries during this NHL season, but none hurt more than the loss of captain Mark Giordano. The team’s No.1 defenseman returned to the lineup after missing 18 games because of […]