Category: Pacific Division

Vancouver Canucks pass first test without Torts

Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella lost his cool after a fight filled first period against the Calgary Flames last weekend on Hockey Night In Canada. The game began with a line brawl, spawning a regrettable decision by Torts to…

Flames and Canucks brawl as coaches take heat

It didn’t take long for last night’s Hockey Night In Canada finale between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks to transform into an old school hockey brawl. Flames head coach Bob Hartley chose his toughest, most pugilistic players as his…

Edmonton Oilers trade Devan Dubnyk for Matt Hendricks

Devan Dubnyk

BLOCKBUSTER! Well, not quite, but the Edmonton Oilers have finally made that goaltender trade everyone has been speculating they would since the season began. Except, instead of acquiring a goaltender, the Oilers unloaded one, to the struggling Nashville Predators. Here…

Anaheim Ducks: Bruce Boudreau wins in return to Washington

Bruce Boudreau, Anaheim Ducks

Bruce Boudreau returned to Washington tonight behind the opponents bench for the first time since being fired by the Caps two seasons ago. His Ducks trailed 2-1 after the first but battled back to claim 3-2 victory, and the franchise’s…

Joe Nieuwendyk says “No” to Calgary Flames GM position

Joe Nieuwendyk, Calgary Flames

Almost immediately after the termination of Calgary general manager Jay Feaster yesterday, rumours circulated naming former Flames captain and Dallas Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk as a possible candidate to inherit the executive role. And as quickly as the Nieuwendyk buzz began,…

Jay Feaster Fired: Brian Burke cleans house in Calgary

Calgary Flames

The inevitable managerial move many have expected for some time has finally transpired within the Calgary Flames organization. General manager Jay Feaster was fired today, along with assistant general manager John Wiesbrod, but enough about him. Feaster has been the…

Los Angeles Kings: Drew Doughty records 200th point

Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Kings defenceman Drew Doughty recorded his 200th career NHL point last night against the team he grew up closest to, the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Kings defender scored the game’s opening goal by sniping a wrist shot top…

Calgary Flames: Jarome Iginla honoured in his city

Last night was Jarome Iginla‘s return to the place he did magical things on the ice and within the community. Prior to the game the Calgary Flames honoured the franchise’s greatest player with a tribute video, and the crowd stood…

Calgary Flames: Jarome Iginla returns home

Jarome Iginla received golden stick in honour of his 500th goal.

Tomorrow night represents a special evening in an otherwise dull season for the rebuilding Calgary Flames when the franchise’s former captain and most important player of the last two decades returns home for the first time as a member of…