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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Phil Kessel and Miikka Kiprusoff

Toronto Maple Leafs are unbeaten. Calgary Flames are not.

The Toronto Maple Leafs are still unbeaten to start the 2011-2012 season thanks to Phil Kessel’s 3-point night. He scored 2 goals, including the game winner 41 seconds into the 3rd period, as Toronto came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat the Calgary Flames 3-2 last night. Leafs fans may want to take a […]

Miikka Kiprusoff - Calgary Flames - 263 wins

Flames spoil Montreal’s home opener and get first win of season

Miikka Kiprusoff moved into sole possession of the franchise lead for wins tonight with his 263rd win with the Calgary Flames. Kipper stopped 35 of 36 shots to lead the flames to a 4-1 win in Montreal on their home opener. With the win, Miikka surpass Flames great, Mike Vernon, who previously held the franchise […]

Flames lose Thanksgiving game in St. Louis

The Flames have yet to win this regular season, after losing 5-2 in St. Louis on Monday afternoon. While the rest of us were digesting our Thanksgiving turkey, the Flames were doing their best to notch their first two points this season. The Blues, who also lost their first game of the season, ended up […]

Flames drop home opener 5-3 to Pens

The Pittsburgh Penguins took advantage of a 4-goal second period to hand the Flames a 5-3 loss in their first game of the season. Calgary started well and had a strong first period. The crowd’s energy was boosted by a season-opening goal from Curtis Glencross 15 minutes into the game. Though the Flames pressed, they […]

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