Archive for 'Playoffs'

Nashille Loses, Flames 7th in the West

The Nashville Predators finished off their regular season last night with a 3-1 loss in Chicago. This ensures that the Predators finish 8th in the Western Conference and will face the League-leading Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the playoffs. The Calgary Flames finish their regular season in Vancouver tonight, and a win […]

Thursday’s "What Ifs"

So here we are, in 7th place in the West with 2 road games remaining (Minnesota tonight, Vancouver on Saturday). This begs the big question: What if….? Q1: What if the Flames Win tonight or on Saturday? They are in the playoffs. Statistically speaking, the only team that can bump them is Vancouver (if Van […]

It’s NOW or NEVER for the Flames

It is now up to the Calgary Flames to show what they’ve got and make their final push for playoff positioning. Thirteen of their remaining 15 games are against Western Conference rivals, including their final 9 games against NW division foes. After an up-and-down season, the Flames find themselves in 2nd place in the NW […]

At Least the Score Wasn’t 4-1 Again

Calgary..1Detroit…5The Calgary Flames aren’t going down without a fight. Daniel Cleary converted the first successful penalty shot ever in Detroit during the playoffs and Henrik Zetterberg had two goals and an assist in the Red Wings’ 5-1 victory over Calgary on Saturday. When the Flames knew they’d fall behind 3-2 in the first-round series, they […]

Flames Even Series With Win in Calgary

Calgary..3Detroit…2Home ice proved to be friendly to the Calgary Flames again tonight as they defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 to even their playoff series at 2-2. Daymond Langkow and Miikka Kiprusoff were the difference for Calgary, with Langkow scoring 2 goals including the game winner 8 minutes into the 2nd period and Kiprusoff stoping […]

Red Wings Flames Hockey

Game 4: 20 Minutes to Game Time…

So what’s it going to be Boys?The Fans are behind you 100%. Everyone in Calgary expects you to win.Everyone in the rest of the NHL expects you to choke like you did in Game 1+2. So are you going to bring it again tonight and make it a series?!!! I’d like to see some more […]

Flames Bounce Back with 3-2 Win

Calgary..3Detroit…2Jarome Iginla wasn’t much of a factor in the Calgary Flames’ first two playoff games, managing just two shots in two losses. He made up for his slump in Game 3. The Flames captain scored the go-ahead goal at 9:21 of the third period, leading Calgary to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings […]

Jim Playfair

The Pressure is on Playfair Now

After dropping the first 2 games of the postseason to Detroit in a laughable fashion, the pressure is on Jim Playfair now to either show his coaching skill, or face losing his job. The calls for his departure as head coach of the Flames have started, and the only thing that will really quiet these […]

Wings Drop Flames in Game 2

Calgary..1Detroit…3The Calgary Flames dug a hole early with penalties and Detroit kept them in it. Pavel Datsyuk and Nicklas Lidstrom scored within the first 4 minutes Sunday and Detroit went on to beat Calgary 3-1, taking a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Calgary had five penalties – two of which led to Lidstrom’s goal […]

Game One: 4-1 Loss… Ouch!

Calgary..1Detroit…4The Detroit Red Wings put a Calgary player on his back and had the Flames on their heels with a crushing check and two goals in the first 8 1/2 minutes Thursday. Valtteri Filppula and Nicklas Lidstrom scored in the first period, helping Detroit get started in a 4-1 rout over Calgary in Game 1 […]

Playoffs Start Tonight

Game one of the 2007 Playoffs starts tonight for the Calgary Flames. The boys will be on the road in Detroit to face off against the Red Wings in round 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Here’s some resources to check out: Series official Previewcalgaryflames.comThe All Business Tie This series should be a […]

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