1. Better Late than Never: A Look at the NHL's Best Late-Round Draft Picks

    When it comes to finding talent in the late rounds of the NHL Entry Draft, no team has done it better than the Detroit Red Wings over the years...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 2,052 reads 12 comments

  2. The Top Five NHL Underdogs to Fear Come Playoff Time

    It is rare in the NHL playoffs that we get to see the top seeds from the Western and Eastern Conference square off in the finals...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 745 reads 15 comments

  3. Leathal Weapon: Danny Gare's Nephew Leath Keeps Carving Out His Path

    His uncle Danny was a 50-goal man in the NHL. His father Ernie still holds the record for most assists during a game in the BCHL with 9. Yet Leath Gare, with all his skill and bloodlines, keeps having to carve out his own path in hockey...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 349 reads 0 comments

  4. Fate of the Flames: Calgary Needs Wins and a Little Luck from the Hockey Gods

    They are on and off again like Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee. More up and down then a song by Great Big Sea. Which is why the Calgary Flames find themselves on the outside looking in, when it comes to the Western Conference playoff race...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 126 reads 1 comments

  5. Top 10 NHL Rookies to Rebound After Their First Year

    The New York Islanders John Tavares has completely disappeared over his past 32 games, scoring only 2 goals and 6 assists in that time...

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  6. Hard Knock Life: Nothing Has Changed for New Look Flames

    After watching the Calgary Maple Leafs...er, I mean the Calgary Flames take on the Minnesota Wild last night, I finally have come to grips with the realization that the Flames are not going to make the playoffs...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 250 reads 6 comments

  7. Calgary Flames Sign Another Soldier: Matt Stajan Agrees To Four-Year Extension

    He isn't Sidney Crosby, but he may be the next best thing for Jarome Iginla, which is why Darryl Sutter has inked Matt Stajan to a four-year contract extension worth $3.5 million per year...

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  8. The 10 Worst NHLers of All Time

    Have you ever watched an NHL game, and saw a player that left you scratching your head on how he made the pros? A player that makes Gino Odjick look like Mario Lemieux? Over the years the ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 24,729 reads 17 comments

  9. NHL Rumor: Jagr and Cervenka Alberta Bound?

    Men's hockey at the Vancouver Olympics hasn't been just about Canada winning a gold, there have been some underlying stories developing as well...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 2,728 reads 4 comments

  10. Throw Me a Bouwn: Jay Bouwmeester and Steven Stamkos Should Be Olympians

    New team, same old results for Canada. All we can do as Canadians is scratch our heads, and wonder why when it comes down to the Olympic best on best tournament format, our guys don't seem to shine...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 388 reads 31 comments

  11. The All-Mean Team: The NHL's Top Tough Guys of the Modern Era

    Okay, so the best on best hockey tournament that is the 2010 Winter Olympics has finally arrived and everybody is caught up in the hoopla...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 3,506 reads 12 comments

  12. Who Would Be On The Flames Radar For The 2010 NHL Entry Draft

    Unless the Calgary Flames hit a speed bump of epic proportions after the Olympic break, chances are they will sneak into the playoffs at the eighth or seventh spot in the Western Conference. It is what we have come to expect over the past five seasons...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 297 reads 4 comments

  13. Do or Die: If Calgary Flames Don't Make A Push, Changes Will Come

    If, God forbid, the Calgary Flames don't qualify for the postseason or are once again eliminated in the first round for the fifth consecutive time, the writing is on the wall. There will be a massive rebuild in Calgary...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 242 reads 9 comments

  14. Flickering Picks: A Look at the Calgary Flames Worst First-Round Choices

    Often times, a team's success can depend on how well they have drafted over the years. We have to look no further than over the last two and a half seasons and see teams like the Detroit Red ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 133 reads 7 comments

  15. Renney-less New York Rangers Just Plain Stink Under John Tortorella

    They are hired to be fired. It is the NHL coaching creed. In some cases it is the right thing to do, but in the case of the New York Rangers, who dismissed Tom Renney last year, the ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 531 reads 7 comments

  16. If Calgary Flames Ignite, They Will Be Dangerous Come Playoffs

    They are bigger, faster, deeper and grittier up front, yet the Calgary Flames are just 2-3-1 since the major changes to their roster...and they have scored just 10 goals over that stretch...

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  17. No Kid-ding: Maple Leafs Should Have Gone with Youth Movement Earlier

    At the beginning of Maple Leafs' training camp, it was said that if the veterans didn't perform, they would be out of a job in Toronto...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 974 reads 17 comments

  18. NHL Trade Deadline: 10 Players that Need to Get Dealt

    For hockey fans, from now until the trade deadline on March 3rd, may just be the most exciting time of year. Especially if your team is on the outside looking in when it comes to a playoff spot...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 1,431 reads 21 comments

  19. Chris Higgins Lights a Spark in Calgary Debut: Hig-niting the Flames

    I would be getting ahead of myself if I thought that the Calgary Flames were now a dominating bunch and they should be considered one of the favorites to take the Stanley Cup at year's end...

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  20. Darryl Sutter's Trades Will Improve Flames, History Won't Repeat Itself

    After the Calgary Flames' apathetic outing against the Philadelphia Flyers Monday night, exasperated management and fans alike must have been thinking, "Oh, no. Not again," as the 3-0 loss regurgitated memories of the Doug Gilmour trade of Jan...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 772 reads 11 comments

  21. Done Deal Canada: Leafs and Flames Make Seven-Player Trade

    It is a done deal Canada, as the two struggling franchises in Toronto and Calgary completed a seven-player swap that may turn out to favour Leafs Nation in the long run...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 554 reads 4 comments

  22. NHL Insider: Toronto Maple Leafs Target Turco, Flyers Set On Souray

    Heading into the NHL's Olympic roster freeze February 12th, there is speculation that there may be a fury of activity...

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  23. Parting the Red C: Is it Time for Calgary and Jarome Iginla To Go Separate Ways?

    Long gone are the days of a player spending his entire career with one franchise; it went out with bell bottom jeans, big hair, and Sly and The Family Stone. Hockey is now, more than ever, just a business...

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  24. At the Movies: A Look at Some Possible Films Starring Your Favorite NHLers

    NHLers some time act on the ice, so why not make the transition to the big screen. I mean who can forget such memorable performances like Cam Neely as the character "Seabass" in the movie Dumb and Dumber, or Marty McSorley as a pilot in Con Air...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 764 reads 0 comments

  25. Start Spreading The News: Calgary Flames In Kovalchuk Sweepstakes

    Not to say I told you so, but today TSN's Bob McKenzie reported that the Atlanta Thrashers are indeed going to trade Ilya Kovalchuk and that Chicago and Calgary are the top two teams in the mix...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 1,230 reads 2 comments