Tag Archives: Backlund

Flames get first win of season at home, versus the Oilers

The Calgary Flames can finally put it in the win column, thanks to the Edmonton Oilers. The Flames held off a late push from the Oilers to win the Battle of Alberta, and earn two points tonight in Calgary. Mikael Backlund and Jay Bouwmeester combined in the first period, to give the Flames a 2-0 […]

Flames increase win streak to 6 with first win ever in Atlanta

The Calgary Flames are playing like a team that is obsessed with making the playoffs. After a big shootout win in Nashville on Tuesday, the Calgary Flames put together a great effort to win their first game ever in Atlanta. Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 22 of 24 shots to backstop the Flames to a 4-2 win. […]

Flames Sign Backlund

The Calgary Flames signed first-round draft pick Mikael Backlund to a contract Friday. The six-foot, 194-pounder was selected with the 24th overall pick of the 2007 NHL entry draft. “Mikael is one of the best 18-year old centres in the world and we are pleased that we have been able to retain him under contract,” […]

Flames vs. Habs

Habs Defeat Flames 5-4

Calgary….4 Montreal…5 Radek Bonk and Sheldon Souray each scored two goals, and Alex Kovalev netted Montreal’s third power-play goal of the game, leading the Canadiens to a 5-4 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Matthew Lombardi scored twice in the first period for Calgary, and the game was tied at 2 after 20 […]


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