11:59 PM EDT, Fri March 27, 2015

Flames in Denver Game Day Preview: The Playoff Chinook is heating up

The Flames take on the Avalanche in hopes of adding another two points and more leverage over surging teams in the playoff race. Hopefully you're all in a good mood. I know I am after seeing Jiri Hudler and his two sons Johnny and Sean combine for nine points last night. The family as mentioned last night have 30 points in the last six games. Remember when ol' Bob wouldn't play them together? Now we've got a bonafide top line, Mikael Backlund is healthy and awesome; and TJ Brodie is feeding those sick passes despite having a case of Engellanditius. With the 6-3 win last night, the Flames...

Mikael Backlund - A Statistical Analysis (Part 2 of 2)

In the second part, we examine the statistical impact of having Mikael Backlund on the team and his ability to improve play around everyone. Note: All data used is dated from March 9th when this article was started unless specified. In the first part of this mini-series on Mikael Backlund I touched on his rise from Sweden to Kelowna briefly, and onward and upwards to the National Hockey League. Though the stats community has been well aware of the impact Backlund has had on his team for a few years now, he doesn't often get the same exposure others do due to his production not being on the...

Mikael Backlund - A Retrospective (Part 1 of 2)

"Smart and competitive two-way player" - Bob McKenzie on Backlund in 2007 when drafted. Let's take a look at the past, present, and future of Mikael Backlund. This is the first part of a two part examination at his past, present, and future; as well as a statistical look at his play. I really dig Mikael Backlund. He's arguably my favourite player on the team. I've always had incredible respect for the two-way centre; and frankly the two-way player in general. I've always had great admiration for the two-way players of the game from my generation like Jere Lehtinen, Sergei Fedorov, and Peter...

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