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Budweiser Red Light Brigade takes over the Saddledome

This week, I received an invitation from the Budweiser team to join about 2500 others in the Red Light Brigade at the Calgary Flames game. I wasn’t sure exactly what it would be like, but I did know that they’d be supplying fans in all sections behind the nets with red light flashing helmets. That […]

Alex Ovechkin

New-look Flames can’t hold off Capitals push

It’s a new season, with an almost brand new team. Sure, there are some old faces on the Flames roster, but there are a lot of young ‘uns on the list too. The inexperience of the team was evident tonight in the Flames 2013-2014 season opener, where they blew 3-0 and 4-1 leads to eventually […]

Flames trade Jay Bouwmeester to St. Louis Blues

The Calgary Flames pick and pull sale continues. They have traded defenceman Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for St. Louis’ 2013 first-round draft pick and prospects Mark Cundari (defenceman) and Reto Barra (goalie). JayBo has scored six goals and added nine assists in 33 games with the Flames this season. It […]

On open letter to Pittsburgh Penguins fans, Re: Iggy

Dear Pittsburgh Penguins fans, Congratulations, you are now in possession of one of the greatest hockey players of all time. Actually, what am I thinking…. you’re now in possession of 3 of the greatest hockey players of all time. You already had two and with the addition of Jarome Iginla, you’ve now got 3 in […]

Jarome Iginla traded to Pittsburgh Penguins

Holy crap. What a roller coaster tonight has been. After an almost certain consensus that Jarome Iginla was going to Boston, the Calgary Flames announced tonight that their captain would, instead, be going to the Pittsburgh Penguins. This time, it’s for real though. It’s on NHL.com and the Flames Tweeted it. The #Flames have traded […]

INCORRECT: Jarome Iginla has NOT been traded to the Boston Bruins

UPDATE: The Flames announced tonight that this information was incorrect and that Calgary has traded Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins. After an evening full of speculation, it is now official. TSN’s Aaron Ward has reported that the Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins have come to an agreement that sends Calgary Flames Captain Jarome Iginla to […]

Jarome Iginla

Jarome Iginla trade with Boston Bruins is apparently “imminent”

Jarome Iginla is a healthy scratch for the Calgary Flames game versus Colorado tonight. The reason can only be that the long-time Flames captain is in the process of being traded. The main, and most reputable rumour seems to indicate that Iggy is bound for the Boston Bruins. If this is true, TSN’s Bob McKenzie […]

San Jose Sharks suck, help Calgary Flames to victory

No really, with the exception of a few shining moments, the Sharks did suck big time tonight. Their horrible play definitely helped the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory at home. The win was a great one for the team, and especially for Miikka Kiprusoff, who made his return to the ice after nursing an […]

Danny Taylor gets his first NHL win, Flames beat Canucks

Calgary Flames goaltender Danny Taylor has his first NHL win, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The Plymouth, UK-born goaltender stopped 29 shots to help the Flames beat the Canucks 4-2, and in doing so, becomes only the 3rd UK-born goaltender to win an NHL game. Taylor had a lot of help […]

Calgary Flames sign Ryan O’Reilly to an offer sheet

Whoa, Nelly. The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed restricted free agent Ryan O’Reilly to an offer sheet. “The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free agent Ryan O’Reilly to an offer sheet. Under the rules pertaining to an offer sheet, we will allow the process to transpire. We will not provide any further […]

Flames explode late in 3rd for win over Coyotes

Oh boy! It’s a win streak. It seems like a long time since I’ve said that when speaking about the Flames, but it’s true, and it came in a dramatic fashion last night. Trailing the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 with less 2 minutes to play in the 3rd period, it seemed that the Flames would end […]

Flames outscore Wild for 3-1 win at home

The Calgary Flames haven’t had a lot of mojo at home this season. It might be too early to say for sure, but that might have changed last night, after Matt Stajan lead the Flames with 2 goals in a 3-1 win over the visiting Minnesota Wild. Alex Tanguay scored a highlight reel goal early […]

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