Archive for 'Pre-season'

The lockout is over and hockey is coming back

After one hundred and nineteen days, the NHL lockout is over and hockey is coming back. <Queue the music and trumpets> The Flames are currently in the middle of a shortened training camp and will start their season this Sunday at the ‘Dome hosting the San Jose Sharks. They follow it up with a Monday […]

Perfect schmerfect. It means nothing

As we’ve heard from many Oilers and Canucks fans, a perfect record in the preseason means nothing. Sure, they’re whining a bit since we beat both of their teams twice, but they do have a point. Mark this day on your calendar. I’ve just agreed with Coilers and Cant-nucks fans. After beating the Oilers 5-2 […]

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Oilers at Flames. Final game of the preseason tonight

The Flames host the Oilers at the ‘Dome tonight for their final game of the preseason. The Oilers will be looking to improve their preseason record, while the Flames hope to finish the 2010 preseason with a perfect 7-0 record. The Flames handed the Oilers their only preseason loss when they beat them 5-1 in […]

Game Day Flames vs Coyotes

The Calgary Flames take to the ice in the ‘Dome in 90 minutes time, and fans are looking for more big performances, not just from the young Flames, but also the top line of Iginla, Tanguay and Jokinen. The toast of the town so far this pre-season has been T.J. Brodie, who continues to impress […]

Bragging rights to #Flames fans

In a move that I don’t ever remember seeing in the NHL before (correct me if I’m wrong) the Flames played 2 games in one night against the Vancouver Canucks; one game in Calgary and one game in Vancouver. The Flames split their top 2 lines between the teams and chose to dress Miikka Kiprusoff […]

Phaneuf Hit on Okposo – In Case You Missed It

Sure it’s a week old, but today was actually the first time I stumbled across the video of Dion Phaneuf’s hit on Kyle Okposo on September 17. I was in the Saddledome that night and saw the hit live. There has been much discussion of whether it was clean or dirty, justified or unjustified, and […]

Welcome Home, Theo Fleury

If there was any doubt that Theo Fleury was ready to make an NHL comeback, it should be erased after last night’s pre-season game, when he took to the NHL ice for the first time in 7 years. Not only did he show that he’s still got it, but he also won the game for […]

Flames Pre-Season Starts Tuesday

Though we’re still 16 days away from the start of the 2009-2010 regular season, the Battle of Alberta lights up again as the Flames begin the pre-season by hosting the Oilers tomorrow night. The game will be streamed live on, and begins at 7:00pm and there are still tickets available. There will be a […]

Theoren Fleury Comeback?

Well this is something I never saw coming. Former Flames Captain and Stanley Cup Champion, Theo Fleury is looking at making a comeback into the NHL. He is 41 years old. Fleury was a ferocious player who played 11 years with the Calgary Flames before being traded to Colorado in the deal that brought Robyn […]

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