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Calgary Flames vs. Colorado Avalanche

Calgary Flames lose to Colorado Avalanche in overtime

As the masters of their own destiny, the Calgary Flames don’t seem to be doing much with their opportunities. 2 days after losing in the shootout to the NHL’s worst team, they had a chance to put themselves back into the thick of the Western Conference playoff race in Colorado. Unfortunately they didn’t have what […]

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 […]

Tim Jackman fights Andrew Alberts

Calgary Flames beat Vancouver Canucks 3-2 in the shootout

Jarome Iginla scored the shootout winner and Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 29 of 31 shots to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks tonight. The Flames opened the scoring at 17:23 of the first period when Mike Cammalleri scored his 12th goal of the season with a backhander/deflection off the leg […]

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 […]

Tough loss after All Star break, Flames breakdown in 3rd, lose 3-1 to Wings

With the game off to an emotional beginning (with a well-deserved Brad McCrimmon tribute), the Flames jump-start into the first period with a full tank of gas, ready to gain the 2 points they so desperately need. Howard, a northwest division goalie we’ve always struggled to score against, was an absolute wall in the first. […]

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 […]

Cammalleri broke his silence in a tough 4-1 loss against L.A. at the ‘dome

The Flames have been a force to reckon with at the Scotiabank Saddledome winning their last eight straight at home. With only 3 points between the L.A. Kings and the Flames, Saturday‚Äôs game was no doubt a tough loss to swallow, giving up 3 easy goals in the 2nd even after consistent pressure for the […]

Jarome Iginla's 500th NHL Goal.

Jarome Iginla’s 500th goal leads Flames to 3-1 win over Wild

Jarome Iginla has had a 500lb monkey on his back for the past few games. He shed that monkey at 8:33 of the third period tonight when he scored the 500th goal of his NHL career to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 win over the visiting Minnesota Wild. While breaking in on the […]

Calgary Flames- Jarome Iginla, Scott Hannan, Derek Smith, Olli Jokinen, Curtis Glencross

Flames outlast Wild for 2-1 win at the Saddledome

Jarome Iginla scored his 497th career goal in the second period and added an assist on Curtis Glencross’ first period goal to lead the Flames to a 2-1 win against the Minnesota Wild tonight. It seems that Iggy likes playing the Wild as he has scored 33 career goals against the Wild, more than any […]

Flames can’t figure out how to beat Canucks

The Calgary Flames struck first, but the Vancouver Canucks countered with 5 unanswered goals to win the second match of the season 5-1. After a strong first period where the Flames kept the Canucks off the scoreboard by taking away time and space, Alex Tanguay gave the Flames a 1-0 lead with a bank-in goal […]

Calgar Flames - Rene Bourque

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 […]

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 […]

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