FGD #77: Going Down To Texas (6:30pm MT, SN West)

Ryan Pike
March 30 2015 01:00PM

Just over 24 hours after a triumph in Tennessee, the Calgary Flames travel to the great state of Texas for another in-conference collision with two much-needed points on the line!

The Flames inched themselves closer to a post-season appearance with a strong 5-2 performance in Nashville yesterday. Now they have a rematch against a pretty resilient Dallas Stars club which beat them (in a shootout) last week. Calgary needs points like a dog needs a bone right now, and with just six games remaining on the regular season schedule, they need them now.

All-told, they need another strong 60 minute effort like they had in Nashville.

The puck drops at 6:30pm MT on Sportsnet West and Sportsnet 960 The Fan!

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For Your Consideration: Lance Bouma for the Masterton

Ryan Pike
March 30 2015 11:00AM

It's getting close to awards season in the hockey world, so we're beginning a recurring feature here at FlamesNation: For Your Consideration. Here, we'll profile Flames we feel should be contenders for NHL awards and explain why they should be in the hunt.

And who's better to start off with than Lance Bouma in contention for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy?

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The Playoff Chase - March 30 2015

Ryan Pike
March 30 2015 09:00AM

The playoff race is heating up! Calgary more or less kept pace with a win last night against Nashville!

Here's a look at the week to come and the teams still in it. Go banana!

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First Star, Worst Star: March 29, 2015

March 29 2015 09:30PM


Spring has sprung, the playoffs are almost here, it's Wrestlemania Sunday, and if that wasn't enough it's time for First Star, Worst Star! 

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Post-Game: Music City Miracle

Ryan Pike
March 29 2015 06:47PM

The Calgary Flames came into this afternoon's contest in Nashville desperate for a win.

Sixty minutes of hockey later - the majority played with a high level of desperation and precision - the Flames maintained their playoff hopes and got a step closer to a post-season berth by way of a 5-2 win over the powerhouse Nashville Predators.

Here's how it happened.

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