1. Up In Smoke, Part II: Autopsying The Flames' Roster

    In follow-up to my last article which examined the coaching, management, and the club's President and their possible removal from their respective positions, this column will now look at the team itself...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about 4 years ago 427 reads 1 comments

  2. Up In Smoke: Autopsying the Calgary Flames

    The knives were out in full force long before the final faceoff. Before the last puck dropped to the Calgary Flames' "lost" season, fans were already heard from Vancouver Island to Nova Scotia demanding sweeping changes...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 4 years ago 359 reads 2 comments

  3. Round One Begins: Calgary vs Chicago—Check Out Fire on Ice Live Tonight

    If you read my last column, you read that I did (indirectly) predict that the Calgary Flames would finish fifth in the West Conference. At the very least I did prognosticate that it was very likely...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about 5 years ago 329 reads 0 comments

  4. Down to the Wire (Again): Never a Dull Moment in the West

    Every hockey season, it's the exact same story for me. Come training camp, I am glued to my local sports-radio station daily, soaking in all they have to offer on the upcoming NHL season, The Northwest Division, and the Calgary Flames...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 5 years ago 59 reads 2 comments

  5. Saving The Game: Fixing the NHL's Woes

    It was recently put to me that the NHL's poor-to-begin-with popularity is currently on the decline in the States (again). This article will address my ideas on "repairing" the game...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 5 years ago 106 reads 5 comments

  6. Did Jericho Scare Ya, Mick?

    So, wrestling fans, how many of you have seen the Mickey Rourke movie "The Wrestler"? I admit that my current plans do not include a sojourn to my local cinema to partake this celluloid presentation...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 5 years ago 272 reads 1 comments

  7. Calgary Flames: News And Notes

    According to a report on Hockey Night in Canada, the Calgary Flames will clash with the San Jose Sharks in a double-header in Flames goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff's hometown country of Finland...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 5 years ago 297 reads 0 comments

  8. Calgary Flames: Are We "Elite" Yet?

    I cannot believe how desperate Calgary Flames fans seem to be. Not desperate for their team to make the playoffs...they've done that consecutively since 2004. No, they're collectively desperate to be able to recognize their team as "elite"...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 5 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  9. Bret Hart: Reopening Old Wounds

    I remember clearly watching this all unfold on Raw one night. Vincent K. McMahon, Jr. stepped through the ropes and into the wrestling ring...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 5 years ago 709 reads 13 comments

  10. Could "The Wrestler" Unite Pro Wrestlers?

    The movie "The Wrestler" is getting much hype on the internet among what we call the "IWC" (Internet Wrestling Community)...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 5 years ago 56 reads 0 comments

  11. Crosby, Malkin, Ovechkin: Who Is Today's Best Hockey Player?

    This is an argument I have had with several hockey fans from around North America: Who is arguably the best player in the game today? Unfortunately, living in the West, I have to deal with fans ...

    Tim Stein Written by Tim Stein about over 5 years ago 98 reads 4 comments