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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 […]

Flames robbed. The NHL owes us.

The photo above is not a goal celebration. Let’s be clear about that. Let’s also be honest with ourselves about this season. The fact that the Calgary Flames made it this far should make fans happy. In December the thought of the Flames making the playoffs was laughable. The only team that had fewer points […]

Ducks Spoil Flames’ Comeback and Win in Overtime

The Calgary Flames came back from a 3-0 deficit and took the lead midway through the third period, but they couldn’t hold off the Anaheim Ducks for the win. After Teemu Selanne tied the game with 2 minutes left in regulation, Corey Perry scored the game winner in overtime to give the Ducks the extra […]

Flames celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with win over Avalanche

Jarome Iginla lead the Calgary Flames to an important win against the Colorado Avalanche tonight by scoring two goals and providing leadership to a team that has been in a slump. The Flames ended a 3-game losing streak which started with their loss to Vancouver last Saturday and moved back into 8th place in the […]

Flames best Stars in the shooutout

Curtis Glencross assisted on Rene Bourque’s first period goal and added the shootout winner to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win in Dallas tonight. After Alex Tanguay’s first round goal looked like it could possibly be the winner, Mike Ribiero beat Miikka Kiprusoff to tie it with only Glencross remaining. Scoreface made good […]

Flames win a big one against Blue Jackets

Rene Bourque and Curtis Glencross were the catalyst for the Calgary Flames tonight as they scored powerplay goals 82 seconds apart in the 2nd period to lead the Flames to a 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The win was a big one for the Flames who bounced back in a big way after […]

Flames lose to Sharks in shootout but gain one point

The fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome got their money’s worth tonight, but unfortunately the Flames couldn’t send them home happy. After taking a 3-2 lead over the San Jose Sharks into the third period they held off a flurry of offensive action from the visitors only to give up a late goal to Ryan Clowe. […]

Heritage Classic final score: Calgary 4, Montreal 0

After almost a year of hype, the 2011 NHL Heritage Classic is now a page in history. The game was a sellout, with 41,022 fans braving the elements to attend, and I’m happy to say that I was a part of it. From the moment my family and I started layering-up in our warm clothing […]

Flames increase win streak to 6 with first win ever in Atlanta

The Calgary Flames are playing like a team that is obsessed with making the playoffs. After a big shootout win in Nashville on Tuesday, the Calgary Flames put together a great effort to win their first game ever in Atlanta. Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 22 of 24 shots to backstop the Flames to a 4-2 win. […]

Flames enter All Star break on 4-game win streak

The Calgary Flames held off a late push from the St. Louis Blues to win their 4th straight game and enter the NHL All Star Break on a high note. David Moss scored two goals, including the game winner, to lead the Flames to a 4-1 win in Miikka Kiprusoff’s 500th NHL game. Adam “The […]

Flames win 3rd straight by beating Predators

The Calgary Flames winning streak keeps on rolling. Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 34 of 35 shots, and the Flames scored 3 times to beat the Nashville Predators and win their 3rd straight game. The game was one of the most complete games they’ve played all season, and they dominated the Preds for most of regulation. Curtis […]

Flames down Canucks in the Shootout

The Calgary Flames haven’t had much luck against the Vancouver Canucks this season, but that changed tonight. After a tight battle through 60 minutes, the game went to overtime where both teams failed to capitalize on powerplay attempts. A shootout was needed and Alex Tanguay ended up scoring the winner on a controversial goal that […]

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