Archive for 'Western Conference'

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’s game was no doubt a tough loss to swallow, giving up 3 easy goals in the 2nd even after consistent pressure for the […]

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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 […]

Late penalties give Red Wings 5-3 win over Flames

Pavel Datsyuk and Valteri Filppula scored goals 1:14 apart to break a 3-3 tie and give the Detroit Red Wings a 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames tonight. All told, Detroit capitalized on 3 of their 4 powerplay opportunities, and the Flames have nobody to blame except themselves for taking stupid penalties late in the […]

Flames team effort puts up a 5-2 victory over red hot ‘Hawks

A solid, early effort by Miikka Kiprusoff gave the Calgary Flames a massive confidence boost in a 5-2 victory over the top team in the NHL tonight. With only 5 minutes into a fast-paced first period, a scramble in front of Kipper’s crease became a no-goal off the stick of Jonathan Toews – allowing the […]

Niklas Hagman claimed off waivers

Niklas Hagman claimed off waivers by Anaheim

Via flames.nhl.com: Forward Niklas Hagman was claimed off re-entry waivers by the Anaheim Ducks on Monday. Hagman was placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames on November 10th. The 31-year-old from Espoo, Finland was unclaimed and sent down to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. He was then placed on re-entry waivers where […]

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 […]

Flames head home after a 2-1 win in Denver

Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 32 of 33 shots and the Calgary Flames held off a late push from the Colorado Avalanche to win their 2nd meeting of the season 2-1. This is Kipper’s 8th consecutive win against the Avs and the Flames 7th in a row. Colorado opened the scoring 34 seconds into the first period […]

Flames hand Detroit their 6th straight loss

Miikka Kipruosff stopped 28 of 29 shots and Jarome Iginla scored two goals and added an assist as the Calgary Flames beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 tonight. The loss extends the Red Wings streak of winless games to 6 while giving the Flames a bounce-back two points after a dismal game against the Canucks. […]

Flames robbed. The NHL owes us.

The photo above is not a goal celebration. Let’s be clear about that. Let’s also be honest with ourselves about this season. The fact that the Calgary Flames made it this far should make fans happy. In December the thought of the Flames making the playoffs was laughable. The only team that had fewer points […]

Ducks Spoil Flames’ Comeback and Win in Overtime

The Calgary Flames came back from a 3-0 deficit and took the lead midway through the third period, but they couldn’t hold off the Anaheim Ducks for the win. After Teemu Selanne tied the game with 2 minutes left in regulation, Corey Perry scored the game winner in overtime to give the Ducks the extra […]

Flames start 4-game road trip in Anaheim tonight

The Calgary Flames need a win. That much should be obvious to even the most novice hockey fan. This next 4 games in California (and Edmonton) will either keep the Flames in the hunt for the post-season or relegate them back to the same place they were in December – an overpaid, underachieving hockey team. […]

Flames celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with win over Avalanche

Jarome Iginla lead the Calgary Flames to an important win against the Colorado Avalanche tonight by scoring two goals and providing leadership to a team that has been in a slump. The Flames ended a 3-game losing streak which started with their loss to Vancouver last Saturday and moved back into 8th place in the […]

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