Kevin Kraczkowski

  • joined Sep 03, 2011
  • last login Aug 17, 2014
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Kevin is a sports fan. He'll watch anything that involves a ball (or puck). He writes for Matchsticks & Gasoline, Hot Hot Hoops, and Litter Box Cats.

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  • MLB Pittsburgh Pirates
  • NBA Miami Heat
  • NFL Miami Dolphins
  • NCAAF Miami Hurricanes
  • NCAAB Miami Hurricanes
  • NHL Calgary Flames
  • NASCAR both Busch brothers
User Blog

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter LII: 275-271


Today's summary includes right winger Denis Cyr, defenseman Rod Seiling, left winger Rene Corbet, center Byron Ritchie, and current enforcer and bringer of truculence, Brian McGrattan.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter LI: 280-276


Chapter 51 features right wingers Ronald Petrovicky and Dave Hindmarch, centers Daniel Tkaczuk and Roman Horak, and left winger Pavel Torgayev,

Gametime Preview: Spurs Vs. Heat Game 4


Miami tries to rebound from a disaster in game three and a two-games-to-one series deficit.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter L: 285-281


Today, check out right wingers Blake Comeau and Sergei Krivokrasov, goaltender Curtis Joseph, left winger Gary McAdam, and center Jim Dowd.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLIX: 290-286


Chapter 49 brings us defensemen Doug Mohns and Brad Schlegel, right winger Tim Jackman, goaltender Philippe Sauve, and left winger Ville Nieminen.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLVIII: 295-291


Today's recap includes left winger Paul Henderson, defenseman Glen Featherstone, right wingers Chuck Arnason and Bill Lindsay, and center Kari Jalonen.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLVII: 300-296


We take a look today at right winger Kevin Westgarth and defensemen Mickey Volcan, Richie Regehr, Aaron Johnson, and Andrei Zyuzin.

Game 2 Preview: HEAT try again for split vs Spurs


Tomorrow's game will feature the best the NBA has to offer. Miami in San Antonio, as the rematch continues.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLVI: 305-301


Today, a review of goaltender Vesa Toskala, defensemen Brian Engblom and David Hale, left winger Chris Lindberg, and center Todd Hlushko.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLV: 310-306


We take a look at right wingers Gary Leeman, Wade Belak, and Martin St. Louis, defenseman Terry Johnson, and center Aaron Gavey.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLIV: 315-311


In our journey through the history of the Atlanta/Calgary Flames, today we encounter goaltender Joni Ortio, defenseman Darryl Shannon, and centers Craig MacDonald, Andreas Johansson, and Blair Betts.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLIII: 320-316


Today's dispatch includes career summaries of centers Billy MacMillan and Wayne Primeau, defensemen Lee Norwood and Gord Wappel, and left winger Tim Sweeney.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLII: 325-321


Today's article will see us focus on right winger Ales Kotalik, left wingers Akim Aliu and Sergei Varlamov, Hall of Fame goaltender Grant Fuhr, and center Steve Christoff.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XLI: 330-326


Chapter 41 has career reviews of former Flames right wingers Greg Paslawski and Jocelyn Lemieux, left winger Paul Fenton, center Markus Granlund, and defenseman Staffan Kronwall.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XL: 335-331


Today, we look at center Benoit Gratton, defenseman Micki DuPont, right winger Nikolai Borschevsky, and goaltenders Tim Bernhardt and Jim Craig.

Miami Heat Vs. San Antonio Spurs: Past is Prologue


Was this finals meeting predestined?

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXIX: 340-336


Today, we look at defensemen Dallas Eakins and Matt Pelech, right winger Jamal Mayers, left winger TJ Galiardi, and goaltender Daniel Taylor.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXVIII: 345-341


In our daily dispatch, we take a look at right wingers Tom Kostopoulos and Darren McCarty, left winger Craig Coxe, and defensemen Christopher Breen and Tyler Wotherspoon.

Game 5 Recap: Pacers escape with 93-90 win vs HEAT


The Pacers stave off elimination with a 21-point fourth quarter by Paul George to barely beat the Heat, who did not have LeBron James for much of the game due to foul trouble. The series shifts...

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXVII: 350-346


Your daily Flames dispatch is here! Today, we look into the Flames' careers of centers Claude Lapointe and Ron Sutter, defensemen Shane O'Brien and Mike Commodore, and left winger Mike Leclerc.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXVI: 355-351


A look at left wingers Norm Gratton and David Haas, right wingers Ed Ward and Jonas Bergqvist, and center Ted Drury.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXV: 360-356


Today's summary includes left wingers Carl Mokosak and Dave Roche, centers Marc Habscheid and Mike Sullivan, and goaltender Scott Sharples.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXIV: 365-361


Today, we look at defensemen Chad Billins and Stewart Malgunas, right winger Ladislav Kohn, center Max Reinhart, and left winger Brandon Prust.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXIII: 370-366


A review of left wingers Johnny Gaudreau and Brett Carson, centers Josh Green and Lance Bouma, and defenseman Keith Hanson.

HHH Preview: Miami HEAT Vs. Indiana Pacers, Game 3


Back for some home cooking, the HEAT hope to turn it up against the Pacers. Tune in at 8:30 tonight.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXII: 375-371


Today, we look at right winger Tomas Forslund, defensemen Sami Helenius and Len Esau, center Brian Skrudland, and left winger Chris Higgins.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXXI: 380-376


Our summary this morning includes left winger Alan May, goaltender Steve Guenette, center Bob Sweeney, and defensemen Kevin Wortman and Rocky Thompson.

HHH Preview: Game 2, Miami HEAT Vs. Indiana Pacers


The HEAT try and bounce back against the one team that was customized to take on Miami, right here in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami needs at least one win on the road, could it happen tonight?

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXX: 385-381


In today's summary, we review Clay Wilson, David Van Der Gulik, Darrel Scoville, Mark Cundari, and Andre Roy.

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter XXIX: 390-386


In our 29th Chapter (of 146), we review the Flames careers' of Yves Courteau, Greg Meredith, Fredrik Sjostrom, Krzysztof Oliwa, and Brian Boucher.

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