Archive for 'Battle of Alberta'

Flames get first win of season at home, versus the Oilers

The Calgary Flames can finally put it in the win column, thanks to the Edmonton Oilers. The Flames held off a late push from the Oilers to win the Battle of Alberta, and earn two points tonight in Calgary. Mikael Backlund and Jay Bouwmeester combined in the first period, to give the Flames a 2-0 […]

Flames slide into 9th place; Oilers dominate in the ‘Dome, 6-1 final

An 8th place Calgary Flames lose the much needed two points, as the youngsters from Oil-town dominate the 2nd — scoring four unanswered goals during a complete 2nd period breakdown by the Flames. The Flames did manage to open up the scoring, as Hannan nailed a shot down the slot minutes in, giving Kolanos his […]

Calgary Flames Lee Stempniak watches teammate Blake Comeau score

Lee Stempniak hat trick leads Flames over Oilers

Lee Stempniak had a hat trick and added an assist to lead the Calgary Flames to a 6-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers tonight. The win was the 9th straight Battle of Alberta win for the Flames and the 16th in 17 games versus their provincial rivals. Mikael Backlund, Blake Comeau and Lee Stempniak all […]

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Flames streak continues with Battle of Alberta win

The Calgary Flames survived an early two-goal deficit and came back to steal a 5-3 win in the Battle of Alberta tonight. Mikael Backlund netted the winner for the Flames, who have won both games versus Edmonton this season. Edmonton jumped out to a 2-0 lead just 3 minutes into the game after goals from […]

Battle of Alberta report: Flames come back and defeat Oilers 2-1

On a night meant to celebrate victories, both on the ice and in the lives of cancer survivors around the world, the Calgary Flames didn’t disappoint. After trailing for much of the game, the Flames scored two goals in 1:29 to take the lead and the important two points in this opening round of the […]

Battle of Alberta round one is tonight

The Calgary Flames host the Edmonton Oilers in round 1 of the 2011-2012 Battle of Alberta tonight. In addition to the big 2 points that the winner will take home tonight, the game is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for a couple other reasons. Mikka Kiprusoff will be honoured in a pre-game ceremony for his […]

Flames playoff hopes end on a high note

The Calgary Flames have been the masters of their own destiny since their losing skid ended in mid-December and they began an unbelievable push for the post-season. When everyone had them pegged as last-place finishers and called for the “blowing up” of the team, the Flames proved their heart and did what everyone said was […]

Oilers Flames Highlights

Highlights from the Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. In the 3rd edition of the Battle of Alberta for the 2010-2011 season, the Flames jumped out to a 4-1 lead before backing off and letting the Oilers back into the game. It was an exciting game for fans, but it was […]

Flames hang on for OT win over Oilers

Brendan Morrison scored 2 goals, one on the powerplay and one short-handed, for the Flames tonight as they celebrated goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff’s 34th birthday with a win over the Edmonton Oilers. The Flames relied on their goaltender again tonight as they blew a 4-1 lead and needed the shootout to beat the Oilers at Scotiabank […]

Game Day: Oilers at Flames

Nineteen days ago, the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames opened the 2010-2011 regular season with a Battle of Alberta that left Oilers fans with a strong sense that their path back to the post-season would be paved with goals and shutouts. Backed by an unbeatable Nikolai Khabibulin, the Oilers capitalized on a Flames team that […]

Flames bounce back with 5-3 win over Oilers

So this may sound like deja vu, but here it is. “The top line for the Calgary Flames silenced their critics with an offensive outburst tonight at the Saddledome. The Calgary Flames top trio of Jarome Iginla, Olli Jokinen Matt Stajan and Alex Tanguay combined for a total of 8 points as the Flames beat […]

Game day: Oilers at Flames. Please, please, please, please!

It’s game day again and this time I’m sure I’m not the only fan who is nervous. That’s why I’m praying to the Hockey Gods that something happens inside the Flames dressing room. I’m hoping for some kind of magical switch to flick whereby Jarome Iginla miraculously believes that the start of November is actually […]

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