Major Overhaul Ongoing For Flames

The Flames made one move over the weekend, adding winger Blake Comeau from the Islanders on waivers. Comeau started his new career phase on a line with Lee Stempniak and Roman Horak. “He got here an hour and a half before game time, so we kind of threw him to the wolves here,” Flames coach Brent Sutter told Calgary reporters. “I thought he responded well with it. I thought he gave...
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November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Losing streak dooms Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames plunged from playoff contention by losing five straight games.Their 4-1 loss at Dallas had “golf vacation” written all over it. Their lack of urgency to start the game was stunning.“The first five minutes or so, we were standing and watching. We weren’t moving our feet,” Flames head coach Brent Sutter told reporters. “It wasn’t the intent. You sensed a well-prepared...
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March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Plenty of NHL coaches are on the hot seat

Some NHL teams are getting ready to start the playoffs. Others are getting ready to fire their coaches.And some general managers will see how their teams fare in postseason play before making any decision on their bench leaders.This has been a tumultuous year for NHL coaches and more change may be in order. Here are some of the coaches we’re wondering about:Randy Cunneyworth, Canadiens...
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April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Brent Sutter destined to replace Tom Renney ?

The Edmonton Oilers have done lots and lots of teaching. Now it’s time to do some winning.So general manager Steve Tambellini finally got around to firing coach Tom Renney. The move has been expected since the end of the regular season, but first Tambellini had to firm up his own future.This will be a prime job, given the high-end talent in place. Who doesn’t want to coach Ryan Nugent...
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May 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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