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How the Red-Hot Calgary Flames Turned Their Season Around

The Calgary Flames are likely going to be a playoff team this year. How did this happen? There are no easy answers.


Down Goes Brown's Weekend Review: Kessel's Redemption, and the Rise of Backup Goalies

The weird emergence of backups; a look at polarizing Pens sniper Phil Kessel, and his similarities to wrestling legend Shawn Michaels; plus a solution to the Brian Elliott situation in St. Louis.


Down Goes Brown's Weekend Review: NHL Teams Have to Be Lucky to Win

In the playoffs, with two roughly even teams facing off in a short series, random chance plays a major role in determining the winner. The best team doesn't always win.


John Scott and the Most Unlikely All-Stars in NHL History

Before John Scott, there was Chris Nilan and a long list of players who were probably just as surprised as anyone to learn they were named to an All-Star Game.