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Flames keep playoff hopes alive with win over Stars

The Calgary Flames playoff hopes keep sputtering along. As they have done for the past couple seasons, the Flames are leaving the drama right to the end. Tonight’s game was the “see” end of the see-saw that has been the Flames season… as in: “See! We are still alive.” But it gives some fans some […]

Calgary Flames vs. Colorado Avalanche

Calgary Flames lose to Colorado Avalanche in overtime

As the masters of their own destiny, the Calgary Flames don’t seem to be doing much with their opportunities. 2 days after losing in the shootout to the NHL’s worst team, they had a chance to put themselves back into the thick of the Western Conference playoff race in Colorado. Unfortunately they didn’t have what […]

Calgary Flames: Tanguay-Iginla-Stajan

Flames earn 5th straight victory with 4-1 win over Coyotes

The Calgary Flames have chosen a great time to go on a win streak. Rookie sensation Sven Baertschi put Calgary ahead 1-0 just 17 seconds into the game, and they never looked back as they fought their way to a 4-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes, earning their 5th straight victory. Baertschi’s goal was his […]

Calgary Flames vs Anaheim Ducks

Last-minute Getzlaf goal sinks Flames in Anaheim

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf hadn’t scored in 17 games but managed to find the back of the Flames net with 46 seconds remaining in regulation to break a 2-2 tie and give the Ducks the win. The loss was Calgary’s 15th straight at the Honda Centre, dating back to a time when Anaheim’s team […]

Calgary Flames Tim Jackman fights Andrew Alberts of the Vancouver Canucks

Calgary Flames NHL Trade Deadline Summary: CRICKETS

Overall, it was a very quiet NHL trade deadline day, and the Calgary Flames non-moves didn’t add to any of the hoopla. A short time after calling out his players publicly, Jay Feaster only made one contract-related move before the NHL trade deadline. Feaster re-signed tough guy, Tim Jackman, to a 2-year contract extension worth […]

Calgary Flames forward Matt Stajan is dumped by Danny Briere

Flames give up 3-goal lead, lose to Philly in the shootout

It was another frustrating night for loyal Calgary Flames fans as the team got out to a great start only to blow a 3-goal lead and end up on the wrong side of the shootout loss column. It was retro night at the Saddledome and the only thing good about this game was the music […]

Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings

Miikka Kiprusoff shuts out LA Kings, leads Flames into top 8

Miikka Kiprusoff stopped all 28 shots from the LA Kings to lead the Calgary Flames to a 1-0 shutout win tonight. The shutout is Kipper’s 4th of the season and the 44th of his career. More importantly, the win moves the Flames into the playoff picture for the first time this season. Though they are […]

Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames squeeze single point from OT loss in Dallas

With a Calgary win and a Phoenix regulation loss tonight, the Flames could have done something that they have yet to do this year: find themselves in the top 8 teams in the Western Conference. Unfortunately, the Dallas Stars were set on making the playoffs too, so they didn’t roll over and let Calgary get […]

Calgary Flames, Paul Byron

Calgary Flames burn Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1

Every time the Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames play some Leafs fan pipes up about how the Leafs “won” the Phaneuf trade. Every time I read this I laugh as it seems that Leafs Nation has not come to fully appreciate the defensive liability that is their Captain… the honourable Dion Phaneuf. Phaneuf was […]

Tim Jackman fights Andrew Alberts

Calgary Flames beat Vancouver Canucks 3-2 in the shootout

Jarome Iginla scored the shootout winner and Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 29 of 31 shots to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks tonight. The Flames opened the scoring at 17:23 of the first period when Mike Cammalleri scored his 12th goal of the season with a backhander/deflection off the leg […]

Pond Hockey at the Fairmont Banff Springs

It’s Hockey Day in Canada! Here’s your Flames-Canucks preview

It’s Hockey Day in Canada today, so as soon as you’re finished reading this post you should go grab your skates and your stick and head to your local outdoor rink to play some shinny… unless of course, you live in Vancouver where there isn’t really a winter so this isn’t an option. CBC came […]

Miikka Kiprusoff warms up before an NHL hockey game

Congratulations to Miikka Kiprusoff on his 300th career NHL win

With the Calgary Flames 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks tonight, Miikka Kiprusoff became the 27th goalie in NHL history to win 300 games. Number 34 made 34 saves against his former team, including “THE SCORPION”, which will certainly go down in Flames lore as one of the most bizarre calls from the TSN […]

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