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Tkachuk's rookie season a learning experience

No one — not even the Calgary Flames management and coaching staff — expected Matthew Tkachuk to have the type of season he did.

Storming onto the scene as an 18-year-old, fresh off the 2016 National Hockey League Entry Draft and a Memorial Cup victory with the London Knights, the rookie made a lasting impression. 737 more words

Calgary Flames

Dan Barnes: Todd McLellan's coaching job shouldn't be overlooked

Todd McLellan sends a Hart Trophy favourite over the boards 25 times a game, every game, a luxury afforded few other National Hockey League head coaches. 855 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Eric Francis: Lesson learned by outspoken Flames rookie Tkachuk in loss to Kings

The smoke from Wednesday night’s fireworks had yet to settle a day later when inquiring minds needed to know: Did Matthew Tkachuk learn from the experience? 792 more words

Calgary Flames

Iginla helps steal the show as Flames fail to clinch playoff spot in loss to Kings

‘X’ marks the spot.


They hope.

The Calgary Flames had a glorious opportunity to punch their ticket to the 2017 National Hockey League post-season party and squandered it with a 4-1 loss to the visiting Los Angeles Kings. 1,310 more words

Calgary Flames

Long overdue Oilers resurrection is here

The Edmonton Oilers aren’t catching anyone by surprise this season, except maybe Edmonton.

The rest of the NHL, it turns out, had a feeling this was coming. 848 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Calgary Flames ‘disappointed’ NHL suspended Matthew Tkachuk for 2 games

Calgary Flames General Manager Brad Treliving says while the club is disappointed with the NHL’s decision to suspend forward Matthew Tkachuk, they accept the decision. 264 more words


The Evolution

Brent Burns is having a juggernaut of a season.

He’s ranked third in NHL scoring with 64 points as Burns sits behind Sidney Crosby and… 672 more words