9:31 PM EDT, Thu October 08, 2015

Calgary Flames at Colorado Avalanche recap: Joni Ortio gets the shutout

The Flames sent a very, very young lineup to Colorado. The young lineup won. A young goaltender played the biggest role in the victory. You've gotta love the youth. It's still early in the preseason, so the growing pains remain, and the hockey, somewhat ugly. The game settled in as it went on, though: another penalty-filled affair, but this one, rather low scoring. The Calgary Flames were largely outshot and out-possessed, but they did well in drawing penalties against the Colorado Avalanche. That and, well, Joni Ortio simply beat out Reto Berra in the goaltending department, posting a...

Clock ticking on Calgary's goaltending, and Joni Ortio's future with the Flames

The Flames have three waiver-eligible goaltenders. Something has to give. If there's one single thing I want you, dear reader, to come out of this article knowing, it's what a one or two-way contract actually means, and why it doesn't matter to you or I, the common fans. Because they don't matter to us at all. A one-way contract means a player gets the same salary, whether he's in the AHL or NHL. A two-way contract means a player receives a different salary depending on what league he's playing in. For example, Micheal Ferland has a one-way contract. If he ends up playing in the AHL, he'll...

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