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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 […]

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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 […]

Battle of Alberta report: Flames come back and defeat Oilers 2-1

On a night meant to celebrate victories, both on the ice and in the lives of cancer survivors around the world, the Calgary Flames didn’t disappoint. After trailing for much of the game, the Flames scored two goals in 1:29 to take the lead and the important two points in this opening round of the […]

Battle of Alberta round one is tonight

The Calgary Flames host the Edmonton Oilers in round 1 of the 2011-2012 Battle of Alberta tonight. In addition to the big 2 points that the winner will take home tonight, the game is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for a couple other reasons. Mikka Kiprusoff will be honoured in a pre-game ceremony for his […]

Flames hang on for OT win over Oilers

Brendan Morrison scored 2 goals, one on the powerplay and one short-handed, for the Flames tonight as they celebrated goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff’s 34th birthday with a win over the Edmonton Oilers. The Flames relied on their goaltender again tonight as they blew a 4-1 lead and needed the shootout to beat the Oilers at Scotiabank […]

Game Day: Oilers at Flames

Nineteen days ago, the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames opened the 2010-2011 regular season with a Battle of Alberta that left Oilers fans with a strong sense that their path back to the post-season would be paved with goals and shutouts. Backed by an unbeatable Nikolai Khabibulin, the Oilers capitalized on a Flames team that […]

Flames bounce back with 5-3 win over Oilers

So this may sound like deja vu, but here it is. “The top line for the Calgary Flames silenced their critics with an offensive outburst tonight at the Saddledome. The Calgary Flames top trio of Jarome Iginla, Olli Jokinen Matt Stajan and Alex Tanguay combined for a total of 8 points as the Flames beat […]

Eberle comes out shooting. Oilers beat Flames

The Edmonton Oilers came out shooting in the season opener tonight and blanked the Flames 4-0 at Rexall Place. The Flames couldn’t get anything going and gave Oilers fans something to cheer about both on the scoreboard and on the ice. Gilbert Brule opened the scoring for the Oilers, but it was Jordan Eberle’s first […]

Battle of Alberta #3 no Snoozer

Earlier this week I overheard someone say, “Do you think Iggy has finally woken up?” This question came on Wednesday after Jarome’s best game of the season when he scored a goal, added an assist and more importantly, lead his team to victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. It was a thought that had also […]

Flames Drop 2 in Battle of Alberta

The Calgary Flames gave up the lead 2 times in 2 days to hand the Edmonton Oilers their 3rd and 4th straight wins to start the 2008-2009 season. With the losses, the Flames now sit at 1-3-1 and have started the season in a very lacklustre style that makes it hard to be a Flames […]

Flames Win Home Opener Against Oilers

Marcus Nilson scored on a rebound with less than a minute left in the 2nd period to win the the Calgary Flames’ home opener tonight. Dwayne Roloson stopped Stefan Yelle’s first shot on net, but left a huge rebound for Nilson, who made no mistake in scoring his first goal of the season. Alex Tanguay […]

Flames Drop Season Opener to Oilers

The Calgary Flames started the 2006-2007 season on the road in Edmonton… and they might as well have stayed in Calgary. The Flames didn’t show up to play and fell 3-1 to the Oilers. Edmonton came out running-and-gunning, and were rewarded with two 1st period goals from Peter Sykora. Daniel Tjarnqvist also scored in the […]

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