Archive for 'Pre-game'

Gameday: two games in one day. It’s like Christmas

The Flames are playing in two exhibition games vs. the Canucks tonight. One game starts now in Calgary, and the other game starts in one hour (8 pm MT) in Vancouver. Here is the breakdown of who will be playing where (thanks to Sean at Nucks Msconduct) IN CALGARY FLAMES Forwards: Iginla – Jokinen – […]

Hockey Day in Canada: BoA

It’s hockey day in Canada, and I’ve been enjoying our national game all day long. I put the skates on and shot some pucks at the outdoor rink at the park close to my house, and now it’s time to put on the Flames jersey and head downtown to prep for the Flames vs Oilers […]

Battle of Alberta v 2.0

How lucky are we?!! Two Alberta battles in 5 days! The Flames will head down the road to Edmonton again tonight to face their provincial rivals at Rexall Place. The Flames are riding a 3 game win streak while the Oilers are 1-1 to start the season. This is the first time that the Flames […]

Flames vs. Penguins Pre Game

The Calgary Flames have another big game tonight as they travel to Pittsburgh to face a red-hot Penguins team that is also fighting for positioning in the post season. The Penguins are looking to rebound after their first regulation loss in 12 games, while the Flames look to keep their winning ways going following a […]

Gameday: Flames at Montreal Canadiens

The Calgary Flames look to continue their good road trip with a win in Montreal tonight, but they’re going to have to earn it. The Flames are 4-0-0 against Eastern Conference teams this season, while the Canadiens are 4-1-0 against the Western Conference, and the Habs will have 19,000 of their noisy fans backing them. […]

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Avalanche – Flames Preview

After a few days rest and reflection, the Calgary Flames will play the Colorado Avalanche tonight at the Saddledome. The Avalanche, currently on a 3-game win streak, are seeking to move out of the Northwest Division basement, while the Flames are looking to regain some momentum after losing 5 of their last 7 games. The […]

Game Day Media Check-Up

It’s game day in a snowy Calgary, and the media have taken their opportunity to weigh in. For those of you who don’t have your own personalized Google hompage with the Calgary Flames News Updates Widget… I’ll run down what everyone is saying. But First and most importantly, don’t overlook that the game time has […]

Back in the Dome: Some Pre-Game Thoughts

I finally watched game 2 the other day and two things became evident to me: #1 the Calgary Flames can beat the San Jose Sharks, and #2 to do this they need to stay out of the penalty box. During the first period and the first half of the 2nd period, the Flames played many […]

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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 […]

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