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When he pleaded guilty to charges of sexual assault last week, disgraced hockey coach Graham James admitted he molested former Calgary Flames star Theo Fleury between 1983 and 1985.
It was Fleury's complaint to Winnipeg police in Jan. 2010 that eventually led to James returning to Canada from Mexico and telling the court that he sexually abused Fleury and another unnamed accuser while he was their youth hockey coach. This followed a 1997 conviction for sexual assault on three former players, for which James served three years in prison before he was granted a pardon.
After James's plea last week, Fleury again blasted the justice system for pardoning the former coach and predicted he'd go free again eventually. "Rape is rape and taking away somebody's innocence should be life imprisonment," said Fleury.
Strong words by the former NHL star were met with strong criticism from Pat Hickey, veteran columnist for the Montreal Gazette. He believes Fleury's sil...
BEST OF MAXIM
Coming into Tuesday’s game, the Calgary Flames had three in a row on the strength of its top line, featuring Jarome Iginla. In the previous three games, Iginla tallied six points. Linemate Brendan Morrison one-upped the captain with seven points in the same span. However, when they went toe-to-toe with the Preds on Tuesday, the Flames’ top guns didn’t get on the board.Ryan...
The Calgary Flames got off to a slow start this season along with their captain, but as Jarome Iginla has heated up, so too has his team.
Iginla was named the NHL's First Star for this past week, with Minneso...
Calgary Flames 14-13-2
Nashville Predators 14-11-4
On Tuesday night, the Nashville Predators will attempt to win their third game in a row when the Calgary Flames visit Bridgestone Arena. The Flames sit 11th in the Western Conference and have won three straight contests.
When the Flames are in town, all eyes turn to a goaltending duo between two of the finest Finnish...
Game 30/82:7:00 CT – Flames (14-13-2) @ Predators (14-11-4)Players to watch:CGY- Brendan MorrisonThe veteran center has played well of late, racking up seven points in the last three games. He also has good career numbers vs. Nashville (32 points in 38 games).NSH- Colin WilsonThe Preds have had a lot of power play success lately, and Wilson has been a key part of that. They need...
Quality scoring chances add up, but are not enough for the Flames as Nashville finds a way to squeeze an extra past Kipper, in the 3rd, to make it a 2-1 win. The low-scoring was set by two battling Fins for a win, and with two outstanding butterfly saves before the first 10 minutes, it [...]
CARSON'S SEASON DEBUT
Defenceman Brett Carson suited up for his first first game of the year on Tuesday night. He suffered a back injury in the off-season and had to endure a lengthy recovery process.
With captain Jarome Iginla leading the way, the Calgary Flames have picked up the pace following a mostly sluggish first two months.
Enjoying a season-best three-game winning streak, the Flames look to continue their recent domination of the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena.
Calgary (14-13-2) won eight of its first 21 games but has since gone 6-1-1, completing...
What to Watch For...
Tuesday – Nashville vs Calgary Flames
Nashville is 1-1-0 against the Flames so far this season, with both match-ups being on Canadian soil. Both...
Calgary Flames forward Jarome Iginla, Minnesota Wild goaltender Matt Hackett and Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the week ending December 11.
Game Night in Smashville as the Nashville Predators welcome the Calgary Flames to Music City for a critical Western Conference showdown, both of these teams are trying to solidify their position in the conference and recover from slumps that impacted the race. Calgary started off slow this season but has heated up over the past ten games or so. The Flames are riding a three game...
Jarome Iginla is asked for his views on the coaching style of Darryl Sutter.
Ed Cohen takes a look at the possibility of L.A. Kings Coach Terry Murray being fired, some Hall of Fame inductees and Calgary's Jarome Iginla being named the No. 1 star of the week. (NBC Sports)
The Nashville Predators will continue a four-game homestand this evening versus the Calgary Flames at Bridgestone Arena.
Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images
Some would say that the games between the Nashville Predators and the Calgary Flames are a snooze fest. Other would argue that it is two defensive-minded teams in a chess match to see who will make the first mistake. What it boils down to is an exciting and frustrating game where neither team is willing to give an inch and one small mistake...