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Hawks Drop Second of Back-to-Back Games in OT


The Hawks put a season high 44 shots on goal, but rookie goaltender Reto Berra stood on his head in his NHL debut as the Flames won a 3-2 decision in overtime.  Marian Hossa scored the tying goal as the Hawks earned one point in their second game in two days.


The Hawks had a fast start as per their usual brand of hockey, outshooting the Flames 18-11 in the first period, three of which came on their first power play opportunity.  Berra, who finished the game w...

The Flames: The Weekend

I go to Idaho for three days and the entire NHL loses it freaking mind.

James Wisniewski 6 yrs, $33 million? Erik Cole 4 yrs, $18 million? Ville Leino, 6 yrs, $27 million?

Is everyone taking crazy pills?  And that’s not even half of the outrageous deals that have been handed out over the past couple of days,

What about the “Pick up as many players as possible and sign them to 4 year contracts” strategy that Dale Tallon has employed in Sunrise, Florida?

Unfortunately Jovo Cop can’t even say he’s taking his talents to south beach, because A) Sunrise is long, long ways from South Beach, and B) Jovo Cop’s talents are severely di...