Tag Archives: Playoffs


Calgary Flames Reputation on the Line

So it’s come down to this… The reputation of the Calgary Flames as a playoff contender is now on the line. The Calgary Flames had a golden opportunity to go up 3-1 in the series and all they had to do was play solid for the last 6 minutes of game 4. They already had […]

Flames Sharks Hockey

Sharks Hold On for 4-3 Win, Series Lead

Calgary…3San Jose..4Jonathan Cheechoo has been pretty silent in the first 3 games of the series, but he’s come back in game 4 and 5 to become a Flames fan’s worst nightmare. Tonight Cheechoo scored 2 goals in the 3rd period to give San Jose the victory and a 3-2 series lead. Cheechoo received some help […]


Sharks Stage Late Comeback to Down Flames 3-2

Calgary…2San Jose..3After leading his team in scoring and points through the regular season, Joe Thornton had a cold start to the playoffs. His game winning goal with 10 seconds left in the 3rd period might just change all that. Thornton also added an assist to help the San Jose Sharks regain home ice advantage in […]

Flames Hockey

CuJo Backstops Flames to 4-3 Comeback Victory

Calgary…4San Jose..3You might think that you’d been sent back to the 1990’s if you looked at the 3 Stars of this game. Curtis Joseph…. Owen Nolan…. what year is it anyways? But the Calgary Flames veterans came up huge in game 3 to salvage an early 3-0 deficit and lead the Flames to a 4-3 […]

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 […]

Nabokov Shuts Flames Out. Series tied at 1-1

Calgary…0 San Jose..2 As I was working late tonight, I missed the game. Here’s the recap from NHL.com: SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) –Evgeni Nabokov made sure the Sharks left San Jose with something to show for all those shots in their first two playoff games. Nabokov made 21 saves in his sixth career postseason shutout, […]

Kiprusoff Stops Another Shot

Yelle Nets 2 as Flames Take Game 1

Calgary…3 San Jose..2 Two-time Stanley Cup winner, Stephane Yelle, scored 2 goals, including the game-winner to give the Calgary Flames a big victory in game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Yelle opened the series scoring just 2:47 into the first period by deflecting a point shot from Robyn Regehr . He added the […]

Round 1 Playoff Schedule

San Jose vs. Calgary Wed., April 9, 2008……..8:00PM……….Calgary at San JoseThurs., April 10, 2008…..8:00 PM……….Calgary at San JoseSun,. April 13, 2008……..8:00 PM………San Jose at CalgaryTues., April 15, 2008…….8:00 PM………San Jose at CalgaryThurs., April 17, 2008……8:00 PM………Calgary at San JoseSun., April 20, 2008……..TBD……………San Jose at CalgaryTues., April 22, 2008…….TBD……………Calgary at San Jose

Colorado wins, Flames face Sharks in Round 1

The Colorado Avalanche scored on 2-of-2 shots in the shootout to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 tonight. With the win, Colorado moves ahead of Calgary to claim 6th place in the Western Conference. As 7th place seed, Calgary will match-up against the San Jose Sharks in round one. Here are the other matchups in the […]

Nashille Loses, Flames 7th in the West

The Nashville Predators finished off their regular season last night with a 3-1 loss in Chicago. This ensures that the Predators finish 8th in the Western Conference and will face the League-leading Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the playoffs. The Calgary Flames finish their regular season in Vancouver tonight, and a win […]

Thursday’s "What Ifs"

So here we are, in 7th place in the West with 2 road games remaining (Minnesota tonight, Vancouver on Saturday). This begs the big question: What if….? Q1: What if the Flames Win tonight or on Saturday? They are in the playoffs. Statistically speaking, the only team that can bump them is Vancouver (if Van […]

It’s NOW or NEVER for the Flames

It is now up to the Calgary Flames to show what they’ve got and make their final push for playoff positioning. Thirteen of their remaining 15 games are against Western Conference rivals, including their final 9 games against NW division foes. After an up-and-down season, the Flames find themselves in 2nd place in the NW […]

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