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My one-minute interview with an NHL father

Posted on June 23, 2015

By Rob Ficiur My first personal encounter with a NHL Father – Son combination was in 1974. After an Old Timers hockey game in Lethbridge… Read More »

2015 Toronto Blue Jays exceeding expectations

Posted on June 17, 2015

By Rob Ficiur Friday June 12, I said to myself “I have time to watch the Blue Jays game tonight. They are on an eight… Read More »

FIFA World Cup goes on after bribery scandal

Posted on June 9, 2015

By Rob Ficiur This weekend Canada’s Christine Sinclair scored on a penalty kick to give Canada a 1-0 win in their opening game of the… Read More »

Game 7 fever

Posted on June 2, 2015

By Rob Ficiur As the playoffs (in any sport) roll on, I rarely find time to watch after my team(s) have been eliminated. However, no matter… Read More »

Hiring the right coach: An inexact science

Posted on May 26, 2015

By Rob Ficiur This week the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers believe they hired the coach that will take their team to the next… Read More »

Flames optimistically planning for next year

Posted on May 19, 2015

By Rob Ficiur The 2014-15 Calgary Flames finished 16th overall in the NHL and made the playoffs for the first time in six years.  The… Read More »

Pulling the goalie and other similar strategies

Posted on May 12, 2015

By Rob Ficiur In Game #3 of the Pacific Division finals, Calgary Flames forward Michael Backland scored in overtime to give the Flames what would… Read More »

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