Archive for 'Game Day'

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 […]

Iginla vs Malone

Calgary Flames look for Florida split

After clawing back from a 2-goal, third period deficit to tie the game in Tampa last night, the Flames ended up losing on a Steven Stamkos goal thirty seconds into overtime. They will be looking to add to their road trip point total tonight against the surprisingly good Florida Panthers. The Flames haven’t had the […]

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 […]

Alex Tanguay, Paul Stastny & Jay Bouwmeester

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 […]

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 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 […]

Leafs host Flames tonight

Jarome Iginla and the Calgary Flames are in Toronto tonight for a match-up with Dion Phaneuf and the Toronto Maple Leafs. While both teams are looking for two points, the story of a Phaneuf-Iggy matchup will always come down to pride and ego. The Leafs are still unbeaten this season, though that really only means […]

Flames open 2011-2012 season tonight against Pittsburgh

The Calgary Flames start their regular season tonight by hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Puck drop is at 8pm and the game will be broadcast on CBC Hockey Night in Canada and FAN 960 radio. Last time the Penguins came to town TV viewers met the future Mrs. Sidney Crosby, Kristine De […]

Five Hole For Food is Today!! #FHFF

In case you missed it, we’re playing street hockey today and you’re invited to come out and support a good cause. Last year we raised a total of 640lbs of food for the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank when Five Hole For Food came to town. How much will we raise this year? Who knows?!! Calgary […]

Flames start 4-game road trip in Anaheim tonight

The Calgary Flames need a win. That much should be obvious to even the most novice hockey fan. This next 4 games in California (and Edmonton) will either keep the Flames in the hunt for the post-season or relegate them back to the same place they were in December – an overpaid, underachieving hockey team. […]

Battle for the Ages: Flames host Canucks tonight

The league-leading Vancouver Canucks come to town tonight to play the Flames for the 2nd last time of the season. Vancouver is looking to keep their push for the President’s Trophy alive, while the Flames are looking to inch their way closer to a playoff spot. Calgary has played 70 games and sits in 8th […]

Heritage Classic Game Day!

Image above courtesy of Calgary Flames. Download it for your desktop at flames.nhl.com. It’s game day for the 2011 NHL Heritage Classic and the city of Calgary is buzzing with excitement. At 4pm the Calgary Flames will face-off against the Montreal Canadiens in a game that is as important to the standings as it is […]

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