1. Bringing Up The Heat: The Calgary Flames Could Use Leland Irving

    To say there is anything wrong with the 7-2-1 Calgary Flames so far this season may be like calling Nickelback a horrible band; they may be bad but they continue to be at the top of the charts...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 208 reads 1 comments

  2. Flames On Fire But Who Can Stoke Jokinen

    In recent years I have come to expect the worse from Calgary Flames clubs whom have been great in the regular season, only to underachieve in the playoffs...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 142 reads 2 comments

  3. Don't Call It a Comeback: What Was Fleury's Attempt All About?

    Recently I have been having problems sleeping, and this time it's not because I'm wondering how Ron Jeremy has slept with so many hot women, but rather the fact I don't know what the ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 232 reads 4 comments

  4. Top 10 Things Wrong With The NHL

    Growing up playing hockey, I could never understand why the game wasn't more popular south of the border. If you go to any Rangers or Red Wings game the fans will tell you differently, but the fact is the NHL isn't on many Americans radar...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 4 years ago 364 reads 22 comments

  5. Kimberley Dynamiters: Junior Hockey's Best Kept Secret

    The KIJHL (Kootenay International Junior Hockey League), has been a breeding ground for NHLers for the better part of fifty years...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  6. The Great Canadian Hope: Who Has The Best Chance Of Hoisting The Cup

    With the opening of the NHL regular season just a week away I thought it was a good time to make some predictions, even though I've been more miss then hit lately...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 484 reads 15 comments

  7. Wayne Gretzky Is Partly To Blame For Phoenix Coyotes' Woes

    Okay so the "Great One" stepped down as head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes, and we should all feel sorry for him because he may not get his $8 million paycheck this season as the Coyotes are to be sold as soon as the Balsillie/Bettman circus is settled...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 347 reads 2 comments

  8. Theoren Fleury's Top 10 Great Moments

    With Theoren Fleury one step closer to returning to the NHL I thought it was a good time to count down some of the highlights (in no particular order), to an impressive career by the little big man...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 739 reads 0 comments

  9. The NHL Insider: Heatley Talks Heat Up, Kessel a King?

    Here is just the latest stuff I've heard on the wire folks; let's just get down to business on another installment of the NHL insider...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 810 reads 0 comments

  10. Top 10 Signs You May Watch Too Much Sports

    Are you being nagged to get off the couch and participate in daily activities that bring you no joy? If so then you may be watching too much sports, and I've composed a list to help you tell...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 496 reads 1 comments

  11. Be-Leaf It or Not: Toronto's Brain Trust Headin' in the Right Direction

    The moves, or lack of moves, made by Brian Burke and Co. this offseason may be some of the outspoken general manager's most impressive work to date...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 638 reads 2 comments

  12. Ah Creepin' on the Come-Up: Five NHL Players You Better Get to Know

    Every now and then, in the middle of $7 million-dollar players demanding trades, there is a feel good story in the NHL. There are players who have battled their way into the league against the odds...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 905 reads 5 comments

  13. The NHL Insider: Marleau On The Move, Gare Finally Getting a Shot

    Well things are starting to heat back up in the hockey world as NHL camps open soon. Here are just a few tidbits of information I've picked up over the past few weeks...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 1,858 reads 5 comments

  14. Time To Make It Right! Fleury's Quest Back To The NHL.

    Now usually I am not a fan of players returning to the NHL after a lengthy absence, especially when that player is over 40 and his best years are most likely behind him...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 358 reads 3 comments

  15. Dead Beat Heat: All That's Wrong In Professional Sports

    I tried to stay silent...I really did! Mostly because I am a Calgary Flames fan and don't want to see a perennial 50 goal scorer in the Oiler blue lighting my team up like the Christmas tree in Rockefeller center night after night...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 488 reads 4 comments

  16. NHL: Pretenders To Contenders: The Top 5 Teams To Watch Next Season

    Yes it may be a little early to call which teams will contend for Lord Stanley's Cup next season, but this summer's transactions have definitely put some clubs in the running, while other perennial contenders may have just taken a back seat...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 1,652 reads 15 comments

  17. Sutter's Moves Puts Flames Right Back Into The Fire

    It would be really easy to criticise Darryl Sutter over the past two seasons. Hiring Mike Keenan instead of his brother Brent. Letting Alex Tanguay go for the No. 25 overall pick and second-round pick in 2009...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 608 reads 1 comments

  18. Half-Sized Habs Taking Wrong Direction

    There wasn't much to cheer about in Montreal's 100th-year celebration, in fact it was the first time les Canadiens didn't win a Stanley Cup in a new decade, and if the recent moves ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about almost 5 years ago 405 reads 4 comments

  19. Calgary Flames: The Maple Leafs of the West

    If it is true, and lessons can be learned from the mistakes of others, then the Calgary Flames should take note of their cousins to the east...the Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about 5 years ago 467 reads 2 comments

  20. 'Nucks New Wings: Vancouver Flying To Finals!

    It is sad to think that Luc Bourdon will not be a part of what may possibly be the next NHL dynasty in Vancouver. The Canucks have been on fire lately, with 11 straight wins at home, and a 16-3-1 record in their last twenty games...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 5 years ago 399 reads 7 comments

  21. The Price Is Wrong: Carey Price Is Not the No. 1 Guy in Montreal

    For the most part, when you are a sports writer and more importantly a fan, you want to be right all the time. In this case, however, I wish I wasn't...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 5 years ago 646 reads 9 comments

  22. A Renney for Your Thoughts

    I have always said there may not be a smarter coach in the game than Tom Renney, and if he were coaching the San Jose Sharks they would have won a Stanley Cup already...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 5 years ago 70 reads 1 comments

  23. Leave the Pro's at Home: NHLers Taint the True Meaning of the Olympic Games

    There has been little debate recently about sending professional athletes to compete for their respective countries during Olympic...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 5 years ago 49 reads 1 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Penguins: March of the Penguins Leads Them to Ninth in Conference

    It's not like fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins didn't realize it would be tough to duplicate last season's run to the Stanley Cup finals, especially when the team has been hit by the injury bug ...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 5 years ago 169 reads 5 comments

  25. Burke Group Targets Bouwmeester, Beauchemin, and Pahlsson

    If indeed Brian Burke hopes to build this Toronto Maple Leafs team from the net out, then one doesn't have to speculate very long on who or whom "the Big Bopper" will be looking at trying to land in the 2009 free agent pool...

    Steve McSween Written by Steve McSween about over 5 years ago 305 reads 0 comments