Calgary’s Cale Makar making early run at Calder Trophy in first full season with Avalanche

It was pointed out to Cale Makar back in September he didn’t seem at all daunted by sky-high expectations. The defenceman had announced his arrival in the NHL some five months earlier with a string of standout playoff performances for…

Akim Aliu calls Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters’ apology ‘misleading, insincere and concerning’

Akim Aliu is not happy with the apology Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters issued for a racial slur he allegedly used when both were in the minors 10 years ago. The former NHL player released his own statement Thursday…