Tortorella Suspended 15 Days, Hartley Fined $25,000

Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella has been suspended for 15 days without pay for his actions on Saturday night. That amounts to six games. Tortorella missed his team’s practice to attend a disciplinary hearing in New York with league officials. The NHL knew they had to send a message after CBC cameras caught theContinue reading “Tortorella Suspended 15 Days, Hartley Fined $25,000”

Torts Goes Nuts, Canucks Face Flames in Brawl

Saturday night really is alright for fighting, apparently. Just two seconds into the Calgary Flames’ contest against the Vancouver Canucks, every single skater on the ice dropped the gloves and went at it. The line brawl resulted in eight misconducts and 10 fighting majors, which obviously significantly shortened both benches for the rest of theContinue reading “Torts Goes Nuts, Canucks Face Flames in Brawl”

Flames Trade Bouwmeester, Give Leafs Permission to Talk to Kiprusoff

As if it wasn’t clear before, the Calgary Flames are officially having a fire sale. A few days after the departure of Jarome Iginla, the club traded defenceman Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues. In exchange for the blueliner, the Flames get St. Louis’ 2013 first round draft pick, defenceman Mark Cundari and goalie Reto Barra. “We’ve beenContinue reading “Flames Trade Bouwmeester, Give Leafs Permission to Talk to Kiprusoff”

Flames Sign Familiar Faces

The Calgary Flames went into throwback mode on Canada Day, grabbing Alex Tanguay and Olli Jokinen in moves that surprised many in the hockey world. The Jokinen signing is probably the one that has most people scratching their heads. Darryl Sutter gave up on the Jokinen experiment not four months ago. He brought the 31-year-oldContinue reading “Flames Sign Familiar Faces”

Flames Stand By Their Men

The Calgary Flames have decided to stand by both Jarome Iginla and Darryl Sutter, demonstrating their belief in the core of the team. Calgary Flames president Ken King made sure that anyone doubting the safety of the team’s captain and general manager knew that he was standing behind both of his team’s components. There willContinue reading “Flames Stand By Their Men”