1. Shakin' Heads: Calgary Flames, Their Coaching Staff, and a Lump Of Coal

    A picture can be worth a thousand words, and this one is becoming familiar. The Calgary Flames coaching staff has been drilling their message of methodology to a captive audience—but is ...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about over 4 years ago 1,648 reads 1 comments

  2. Calgary Flames All-Time: NHL Awards and Trophies

    For a club with such an up-and-down past, the Calgary Flames have a surprising number of NHL Awards in their franchise display case...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 5 years ago 2,192 reads 7 comments

  3. Calgary Flames Upcoming Stretch: Rule the Roost, Then the Road Ahead

    The Calgary Flames will need to continue crushing road competition through their upcoming away stretch, and avoid succumbing to pressure themselves...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 5 years ago 126 reads 3 comments

  4. Colorado Avalanche Writer Fails Ethics 101, Calgary Flames Uncensored

    Off Limits | Staff Only There's an old-school sporting ideal which reserves a right to certain levels of privacy and professional discretion, especially within the insulated bowels and back offices of otherwise public forums...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 5 years ago 123 reads 12 comments

  5. Calgary Flames NHL Hockey: Pieces Fall into Place, New Pattern Emerges

    One week and three games into their November 2009 schedule, the Calgary Flames have radically improved their statistics, responding well to coaching criticism...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 5 years ago 211 reads 3 comments

  6. Calgary Flames Check-Up: Sutter Steps In, Slumping Flames Feel The Heat

    The Calgary Flames landed flat to finish off their recent five-game home stand with a pair of back-flops on Pengrowth Saddledome ice...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 5 years ago 180 reads 1 comments

  7. Avalanche-Flames: Colorado Apt Test for Calgary Flames, "Good" Not Good Enough

    The Calgary Flames attempted to rub out the competition Wednesday night at the Saddledome. Star scorers Jarome Iginla and Olli Jokinen looked to ease criticism of top-line scoring as each nabbed a marker within 1:10 of the opening faceoff...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 5 years ago 184 reads 2 comments

  8. Calgary Flames Take on the 2009-10 Season: Fresh Start or Proven Formula?

    Retro silks flow with contemporary talent as Dion Phaneuf and the 2009-10 Calgary Flames meet the season head-on. Will team history help, hinder, or be a non-factor as they work for future success? ...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 5 years ago 227 reads 6 comments

  9. 2008 NHL Recap & Review: Snapshots of a Puck-Scuffed Year

    The NHL entered its 91st year with the start of the '08-'09 season, and have now played out most of what remained of the year 2008. The last twelve months have again been filled with hockey thrills and chills, far too many to count...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about over 5 years ago 344 reads 8 comments

  10. Hockey Gear Review: A New Kind Of Blade Tape, and a Contest For B/R Hockey Fans!

    This article includes a contest to win a "new" kind of hockey tape with customised team art for an entire roster, set up just for Bleacher Report ...a "thank you" to B/R members, writers, and staff...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 6 years ago 3,231 reads 15 comments

  11. The Much Beleaguered Avery Incident: Why We're Still Talking About It

    Sean Avery is making headlines again, and the recent "sloppy seconds" incident has become an all-consuming topic of discussion for fans and media. Is all the attention necessary, or does it just fuel sensationalism? Sean Avery has done it again...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about almost 6 years ago 871 reads 20 comments

  12. NHL Northwest: Ups, Downs, Unknowns of the League's "Toughest Division"

    (Above: Jarome Iginla and Sam Gagner battle in Alberta) The Calgary Flames are projected to top the NHL’s Northwest Division, but what will rival underdogs have to say about that? In ...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 2,204 reads 25 comments

  13. Fact and Fantasy, Hope and Pride: Sports Myth and Legend

      21st Century American Olympic hero Michael Phelps (main), Canadian 1920s speed-demon Percy Williams (on shoulders) and misfit British ski-jump champion Eddie the Eagle (inset)...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,230 reads 10 comments

  14. Open Discussion: What It Takes... In Sports, Hockey, and Everday Life

    University players from Boston College celebrate a coup, but how far will the individuals advance in hockey? The other day I was doing my usual internet research rounds, digging up websites and sniffing out interesting information...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 624 reads 10 comments

  15. Calgary Flames 2008 Prospect Development Camp: Boyd, Chucko, Pelech, and Negrin

    Calgary Flames prospect defenseman Matt Pelech (No.56) works the puck with other members of the development camp's Group "B"...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,015 reads 16 comments

  16. Calgary Flames 2008 Prospect Development Camp: Back to Backlund, Ryder Returns

    Prospective Flames Mikael Backlund and Alexander Deilert make time for a game of keep-away after an on-ice training session at the 2008 Prospect Development Camp...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,691 reads 9 comments

  17. NHL Quick Quiz Challenge: Calgary Flames Five-Minute Flambé

    Hello, Flames fans and hockey faithful! Welcome to the Five Minute Hockey Quiz. As Bleacher Report’s Calgary Flames Community Leader, I decided it was time to add a new appendage to the other, longer Trivia series (see link below)...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 838 reads 9 comments

  18. MacHall's Bleacher Creature Trivia, Part 8: Great NHL/Hockey Lines and Nicknames

    Welcome back to the Quiz! Due to recent technical problems (a computer that was overworked and underpaid), new editions of the trivia series have not been posted in recent weeks...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,632 reads 4 comments

  19. MacHall's Bleacher Creature Trivia, Part Seven: NHL Rules, Refs, and Regulations

    Posted by Ken Armer July 23: Computer Update: M's computer has been going through a long rough patch. An intervention to stop it from screwing me around took place last night amongst ...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,208 reads 1 comments

  20. MacHall's Bleacher Creature Trivia, Part Six: Classic Hockey Hodgepodge

    Summer. For the hardcore hockey nut, beautiful weather is swapped off for fast-paced sporting glory, and it doesn‘t quite seem like a fair trade...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,222 reads 14 comments

  21. MacHall's Bleacher Creature Trivia, Part Five: NHL Awards and the Stanley Cup

    Welcome to Part Five of the Quiz! Every week this summer, find new hockey trivia—and answers—here, up to three times a week. Test yourself and your friends, and take credit as the King or Queen of hockey knowledge...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 58 reads 5 comments

  22. Calgary Flames Roster News: Old Flames, New Faces - Sutter Shakes It Up

    Love it or hate it, the Calgary Flames will have a slightly different look heading into the 2008-09 NHL season. Flames GM Darryl Sutter has been busy the past few weeks, tweaking his team bit by bit, player by player...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,241 reads 5 comments

  23. Curtis Joseph: Behind the Mask

    Curtis Joseph wasn’t always known for being a confident, spirited competitor, but he was often thought of as living behind a mask. He started life a timid child, admittedly frightened of his own shadow...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 3,533 reads 4 comments

  24. Curtis Joseph Returns to Toronto Maple Leafs: CuJo, A Beginner's Guide

    Like him, love him, or hate him, Curtis Joseph is coming back to Toronto to do what he can to help out the rebuilding Leafs. First announced by AM640 in Toronto, the news has now come down the wire for all to see...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,906 reads 15 comments

  25. MacHall's Bleacher Creature Trivia, Part Four: International and Olympic Hockey

    Welcome to Part Four of the Quiz! Every week this summer, find new hockey trivia - and answers - here, up to three times a week. Test your self and your friends, and take credit as the King or Queen of hockey knowledge...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 943 reads 3 comments