Off-Day Links

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Corban Knight's NHL debut, how to handle being traded, and the surge of Finnish goaltending.

Flames news

In the Globe & Mail the other day, Eric Duhatschek wrote about how Dany Heatley could end up in Calgary once the trade deadline hit. He didn't, obviously, but that was a possibility no one else discussed very much.

Corban Knight made his NHL debut this week and the Calgary Sun wrote a profile of him.

Miscellany

So you've just been traded: Justin Bourne writes about what it's like to start fresh with a new team in the middle of the season for Backhand Shelf.

At Japer's Rink, an analysis of George McPhee's recent comments and how fans aren't aligned with his vision.

Read of the week

Chris Koentges' piece in The Atlantic from last month (sorry, I just got around to it!) called The Oracle of Goaltending is amazing—all about the Finnish netminder boom and how it is transforming hockey. If you read one thing this week, it should be this one, especially since, well, Karri Ramo and Joni Ortio. And that other guy.

Upcoming games: Monday vs LAK, Wednesday vs ANA, Friday @ DAL, Saturday @ PHX.

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