1. MacHall's Bleacher Creature Trivia, Part Three: Stanley Cup Sampler

    Welcome to Part Three 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 1,369 reads 3 comments

  2. MacHall's Bleacher Creature Trivia, Part Two: The NHL Draft

    Welcome to the Hockey Quiz series. The best, most diverse hockey info money can't buy; trivia to end all trivia, exclusive to Bleacher Report. Every week this summer, find new hockey trivia - and answers - here, up to three times a week...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,116 reads 5 comments

  3. MacHall's Bleacher Creature Trivia, Part One: Hockey's "Third Season" Basics

    Hello, hockey fans! Weeks after the NHL’s 2007-08 “second season,” fans face a long, arid, third season—summer...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 3,273 reads 12 comments

  4. Calgary's 2008 NHL Draft: Flames Find Nemo and Cammalleri, Ship Tanguay to Habs

    Flames employ Forward thinking: Spitfire centre Greg Nemisz (above) chosen in the first round as Calgary selects five forwards at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft The Calgary Flames were making news before the draft even got underway Friday in Ottawa...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about 6 years ago 1,688 reads 15 comments

  5. Blunders, Blips, and Bile: The Bettman Effect - A Companion Piece

    About a month ago, fellow BR hockey fan Jennifer Conway approached me with a fantastic idea. As she is an American and I am Canadian, she thought we ought to take a look at our respective nations’ common enemy: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about over 6 years ago 920 reads 13 comments

  6. A Hockey Night in Canada: The Link Between NHL Playoff Stars and Everyday Heroes

    Flame Cory Sarich shifts momentum in Calgary's favour with a hit on San Jose Sharks captain Patrick Marleau in the opening round of the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs The NHL post-season is barely upon us, and already the action has given the fans fits...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about over 6 years ago 1,917 reads 7 comments

  7. By the Numbers: 2008 NHL Playoff Player Profiles, Pt. 2-Calgary

    Watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs, it is easy to be sucked into a series and lost in it as a world on its own. For a time, what happens on the ice between two teams can block out reality for ...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about over 6 years ago 1,624 reads 5 comments

  8. By the Numbers: 2008 NHL Playoff Player Profiles, Pt 1-San Jose

    Watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs, it is easy to be sucked into a series and lost in it as a world on its own. For a time, what happens on the ice between two teams can block out reality for ...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about over 6 years ago 1,546 reads 3 comments

  9. A Touch of Class: Linden Bows Out, Iginla Finds 50, Rivals Show Sportsmanship

    Two timeless leaders, Jarome Iginla and Trevor Linden exchange words of respect. Tonight I digress from writing a detailed game recap of the season finale for the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks at GM Place...

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  10. Wild-Flames: Minnesota Wins Northwest, Jarome Iginla Still Seeking 50

    The Minnesota Wild couldn’t have asked for a better regular season home finale. Marian Gaborik led a crowd-pleasing performance Minnesota fans will savour well into the future, as the Wild ...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about over 6 years ago 1,325 reads 9 comments

  11. Battle of Alberta Resumes: Edmonton's Playoff Hopes Fizzle with Flames Win

    In one of the best, most meaningful provincial scuffles in recent memory the Calgary Flames eliminated the rival Edmonton Oilers from post-season contention with a 3-2 win at Rexall Place.No, this isn’t an April Fool’s Day trick...

    M MacDonald Hall Written by M MacDonald Hall about over 6 years ago 1,202 reads 12 comments

  12. A Tale of Two Losses: Flames Thwarted by Oilers, Canucks

    The Calgary Flames’ consistency issues were front and centre in back-to-back losses against the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks this weekend...

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  13. Flames Find Fight: Calgary Players Who Bring the Heat

    Last night I published a report regarding which teams fought this year and which didn’t. When I awoke this morning, I found both local newspapers as well as the local sports radio ...

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  14. NHL Fight Night 2008: Double Impact

    What dimension has fighting brought to the 2007-08 NHL season? A part of hockey since the beginning, fights and physicality have allowed players to vent emotion and lift their teams with the passion and self-sacrifice which define the game...

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  15. A Night of Firsts: Flames Foil Canucks to Lead Northwest

    All season long the Vancouver Canucks have maintained an incredible stat: heading into the third period with a lead, they won every game. They took a 26-0 record (when leading after 40-minutes) and a 2-1 lead into the final frame in Calgary Tuesday night.

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  16. Jarome Iginla's Natural Hat-Trick Burns Wild

    Jarome Iginla delivered an MVP performance as the Calgary Flames beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 in the Pengrowth Saddledome. Calgary defender Dion Phaneuf recorded three points, and Wildmen Kim Johnsson and Benoit Pouliot scored two goals apiece...

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  17. Flames-Avalanche: Calgary Moves into Tie for Second in Northwest

    Surrounded by the playoff atmosphere of the Saddledome, the Calgary Flames put together a complete 60-minute effort against the Colorado Avalanche in a 2-1 hometown victory...

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  18. Down to the Wire: Calgary Flames Wrangle for Playoff Position

    The road to the postseason will have to be paved with blood, sweat, and tears if the Calgary Flames want to contend for the Stanley Cup this Spring...

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