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Flames continue dominance of Avs with 4-3 win

The Calgary Flames jumped out to a 4-0 lead and Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 35 shots to give the Flames a 4-3 win in Denver tonight. Paul Byron opened the scoring for the Flames early in the first period on a hard-working drive to the net. He worked a nice give-and-go with Derek Smith, who had […]

Flames head home after a 2-1 win in Denver

Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 32 of 33 shots and the Calgary Flames held off a late push from the Colorado Avalanche to win their 2nd meeting of the season 2-1. This is Kipper’s 8th consecutive win against the Avs and the Flames 7th in a row. Colorado opened the scoring 34 seconds into the first period […]

Game Report: Flames lose 2-1 in Buffalo

In a game that featured the battle of backup goaltenders, Jonas Enroth came out on top, but one could definitely argue that Henrik Karlsson played better. Enroth stopped 29 of 30 shots on the way to a 2-1 win. Karlsson, who played his best game with Calgary yet, stopped 42 of 44 shots, and kept […]

Flames hand Detroit their 6th straight loss

Miikka Kipruosff stopped 28 of 29 shots and Jarome Iginla scored two goals and added an assist as the Calgary Flames beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 tonight. The loss extends the Red Wings streak of winless games to 6 while giving the Flames a bounce-back two points after a dismal game against the Canucks. […]

Flames narrowly avoid shutout in 1st meeting with Canucks

The Calgary Flames really sucked tonight. If the 5-1 final score doesn’t tell the story well enough, here are a couple words that may help: Stink: v. (Slang) To be of an extremely low or bad quality. Crappy: adj. Inferior; worthless. Weak: adj. Lacking physical strength, energy, or vigor; feeble. I can’t really put into […]

Vancouver Canucks come to town

After almost 5 months of investigation, the Vancouver Police have finally recommended that more than 160 charges be laid for the June Stanley Cup Riots in Vancouver. As such, it is fitting that the Canucks-Flames rivalry will heat up again tonight. Don’t expect any burning police cars in Calgary, but you should expect to see […]

Calgary Flames vs. St. Louis Blues Game Report

Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 28 shots and twenty-year-old Roman Horak scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 win against the visiting St. Louis Blues. The victory marks the first consecutive wins for the Flames this season and also ends the Blues’ win streak at 3 games. The match […]

Calgary Flames hand Avalanche their first road loss of the season

The Calgary Flames used Roman Horak’s first NHL goal and Miikka Kiprusoff’s birthday as motivation to come back from a 1-0 deficit and hand Colorado their first road loss of the season. Rene Bourque scored the game winner and added an empty netter for some insurance late in the third to give the Flames a […]

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Avalanche come to Calgary, look to keep winning on the road

The Colorado Avalanche are coming to town tonight and are looking to keep their unbeaten road streak going. Though the Avs have lost both of their two home games, they remain unbeaten (6-0-0) on the road this season. This is in stark contrast to the Flames who have only won 2 games so far and […]

Rangers steal last-second overtime win, beat flames 3-2

Ryan McDonagh took advantage of a big bounce off the end boards and buried the overtime winner into a wide-open Flames net to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames tonight. McDonagh was in the right place at the right time and was the recipient of a Devon Brandon Dubinsky […]

Calgary Flames host New York Rangers tonight

The Calgary Flames (2-3-0) host the New York Rangers (1-1-2) at the Scotiabank Saddledome tonight. Both teams are looking to put a win streak together and to move out of last place in their respective divisions. The Flames are looking to build off a 2-1 win against the Edmonton Oilers, while the Rangers continue their […]

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 […]

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