Gary Bettman said he knew six months ago an arena deal would not get done in Calgary under the city’s current administration.
Eric Francis, Calgary Sun
Eric Francis has been a Calgary Sun sports columnist since 1994, covering everything from the Flames and Stampeders to the British Open, Super Bowl and Olympics. A graduate of Carleton University's journalism program, Francis is also a best-selling author, local morning show host and weekly panellist on Hockey Night in Canada's Hotstove. Francis is extremely active in the community, emceeing various charity events including his own, which raises money for KidSport. Francis and wife Sarah have two young children.
Sitting smack dab in the middle of the balcony’s front row, Darryl Olsen has a Saddledome view he’s dreamed of for decades.
If there was ever any question the young guns of today’s NHL would be the story of the year, it was answered Wednesday night.
As many golf balls as Brooke Henderson has hit in her young life, the 18-year-old figures she may have hit more dandelions.
They started the season well and finished even better.
No more than 30 minutes after players on the world’s most expensive ball hockey team dropped their team-issued sticks and gloves for a water break, Ken Holland sauntered over to a handful of his Team Canada colleagues.
We’re less than a month away from finding out what sort of price Jarome Iginla is willing to put on winning a Stanley Cup.
Strapped into the plush recliner given to him by the Tampa Bay Lightning players who so loved him, Wayne Fleming was constantly surrounded by the keepsakes in his sitting room that meant so much.
It appears the Jarome Iginla era is essentially over in Calgary.
With all due respect to Travis Lulay, Jon Cornish believes he is, indeed, the Most Outstanding Player in the CFL this season.
The latest in a string of sleep-inducing press releases from the National Hockey League announced Thursday the first two weeks of the regular season have been cancelled.
Just one day before Jeff Glass faces Evgeni Malkin and Sergei Gonchar in a Siberian showdown, the Calgary goaltender insists he’s seen nothing but excitement surrounding the influx of NHLers in the KHL.
In a career that spanned 18 years and landed him with seven professional teams, somehow it's a 1994 preseason game against the Sacramento Gold Miners Jeff Garcia remembers as well as any game he ever played.