Archive for 'Playoff Race'

Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars hockey

Flames keep playoff hopes alive with win over Stars

The Calgary Flames playoff hopes keep sputtering along. As they have done for the past couple seasons, the Flames are leaving the drama right to the end. Tonight’s game was the “see” end of the see-saw that has been the Flames season… as in: “See! We are still alive.” But it gives some fans some […]

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 […]

Calgary Flames: Tanguay-Iginla-Stajan

Flames earn 5th straight victory with 4-1 win over Coyotes

The Calgary Flames have chosen a great time to go on a win streak. Rookie sensation Sven Baertschi put Calgary ahead 1-0 just 17 seconds into the game, and they never looked back as they fought their way to a 4-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes, earning their 5th straight victory. Baertschi’s goal was his […]

Calgary Flames vs Anaheim Ducks

Last-minute Getzlaf goal sinks Flames in Anaheim

Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf hadn’t scored in 17 games but managed to find the back of the Flames net with 46 seconds remaining in regulation to break a 2-2 tie and give the Ducks the win. The loss was Calgary’s 15th straight at the Honda Centre, dating back to a time when Anaheim’s team […]

Calgary Flames forward Matt Stajan is dumped by Danny Briere

Flames give up 3-goal lead, lose to Philly in the shootout

It was another frustrating night for loyal Calgary Flames fans as the team got out to a great start only to blow a 3-goal lead and end up on the wrong side of the shootout loss column. It was retro night at the Saddledome and the only thing good about this game was the music […]

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 […]

Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings

Miikka Kiprusoff shuts out LA Kings, leads Flames into top 8

Miikka Kiprusoff stopped all 28 shots from the LA Kings to lead the Calgary Flames to a 1-0 shutout win tonight. The shutout is Kipper’s 4th of the season and the 44th of his career. More importantly, the win moves the Flames into the playoff picture for the first time this season. Though they are […]

Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames squeeze single point from OT loss in Dallas

With a Calgary win and a Phoenix regulation loss tonight, the Flames could have done something that they have yet to do this year: find themselves in the top 8 teams in the Western Conference. Unfortunately, the Dallas Stars were set on making the playoffs too, so they didn’t roll over and let Calgary get […]

Flames steal two points in 4-3 road win over San Jose

It was a busy night in the shark tank as milestones, Mcmeal jokes and a cogent team effort solidified Calgary Flames with a 4-3 win over San Jose last night. It was a dominant solid right from the first 20 minutes, as the Flames consistently played their offensive game — one that seems to be […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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