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420since1974 last won the day on August 1 2017

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  1. 420since1974

    Future of the Flames

    Calgary has officially signed University of Alberta forward Luke Philp to a two-year entry level contract.24 GP, 21 G, 24 A, 45 PTS with the U of A this season.5’10, 185 pound right-shot center. His contract kicks in for the 2019-2020 season.
  2. 420since1974

    THE COUNTDOWN: "19 Wins" to get to the show!

    8 - 0 - 1 Needed
  3. 420since1974

    Future of the Flames

    The Flames had another play-off style game against the Blue Jackets who were playing with desperation. Michael Folik and Austin Czarnik both had a multi-point game in Calgary’s 4 – 2 win over Columbus. David Rittich stopped 31 of 33 shots for a .939 SV%. Calgary is now 3 points up on San Jose with equal games played.
  4. 420since1974

    OILERS media excuses for Koskanen

    Nah, play out the rest of the season with Koskinen and Stolarz. The Oilers aren't going anywhere, so let the prospects experience winning in Bakersfield. Personally, I'd leave all of them in the AHL for the rest of this season. Heck, the Condors have a decent chance to win the Calder Cup this season, that could go a long way in helping those prospects progress into NHL caliber players. They are currently first place in their division and in a 4-way tie for fifth overall in the entire league.
  5. 420since1974

    Future of the Flames

    While I do have some concerns regarding the Flames lack of play-off experience in general, and their goal-tending in particular, none of the teams in the Western Conference really scare me this year. Calgary has played well against all of the WC play-off contenders; Dallas and Minnesota are the only two that concern me, and then only because they both seem to manage to injure at least one Flames player per game. San Jose, Vegas, and Winnipeg would definitely be the toughest WC opponents, but Calgary has matched up well against all three of them this season. As long as the Flames receive even average level NHL goal-tending, they should be able to outscore their competition. I certainly don't expect a Stanley Cup for Calgary this season; IMO most teams need to experience defeat under the extreme pressure of the play-offs, before they learn how to win it all. However, with most of Calgary's core players signed through to the end of 2021/2022; I think that this is just the first of four seasons, during which the Flames will have an open window of opportunity for the SC. As well, GM Brad Treliving appears to have Calgary well situated for the next Expansion Draft. At the very worst, I expect that they will lose someone like a Mark Jankowski or Oliver Kylington.
  6. 420since1974

    Future of the Flames

    The Flames are the first Western Conference team to clinch a postseason spot: https://www.nhl.com/flames/news/playoff-spot-clinched/c-305880632
  7. 420since1974

    Future of the Flames

    The Flames picked up their 44th win tonight, defeating the Rangers 5 – 1. Matthew Tkachuk was in on every Calgary goal, scoring 2 himself and assisting on the other 3 (one of them was his 100th career assist in his 215th NHL game). Tkachuk’s first assist was a beautiful lob pass that sent Johnny Gaudreau in on a breakaway, with Gaudreau pulling off a sick deke for the game’s first goal. David Rittich stopped 24 of 25 shots for a .960 SV%. Calgary now has 4 players with 70 points or more and 5 players in the Top 43 in scoring.
  8. 420since1974

    Sekera assigned to Bakersfield

    I was under the impression that Sekera and Russell have both played either side at times, despite being LH shots. Is my memory foggy?
  9. 420since1974

    GDT: Oilers @ Sabres 5 PM (MT) Mon, Mar 4.19 SN1

    I don't think that Draisaitl was even eligible for arbitration, but I totally agree with the rest of the quoted statements.
  10. 420since1974

    Oilers vs Devils March 13

    Of all the remaining Oilers games, I would have put money on them winning this one. Good thing that I'm not a gambler.
  11. 420since1974

    Oilers vs Devils March 13

    Which is the team on a B2B? Geez.