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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 »

Zero sports things to write about this week

Posted on May 5, 2015

By Rob Ficiur Zero playoff games have been won by the Winnipeg Jets (Atlanta Thrashers) franchise in fifteen NHL years.  By year five the Buffalo… Read More »

Ice Man, 27 years and counting

Posted on April 28, 2015

By Rob Ficiur Doug Conquergood is finishing his 27th year as Bow Island’s Ice Man.  Looking back at his time in the Bow Island arena,… Read More »

Remembering Elaine Ell

Posted on April 21, 2015

By Rob Ficiur Elaine Ell - a four time Paralympic  thlete with two bronze medals and a two time Stanley Cup champion when working on… Read More »

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