FGD: THE JETS, SON!

Byron Bader
January 16 2014 02:55PM

Tonight, after a brief two game road trip out east that saw the team travel roughly 8,000 km in three days, the Calgary Flames (16-25-6) return home for one game against the Winnipeg Jets (20-23-5) before going out on another two-game road trip. Puck drops at 7 pm MT on Sportsnet West.

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FGD: Gaining Momentum

Byron Bader
January 14 2014 10:53AM

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Tonight, the Calgary Flames (16-24-6) continue their mini two-game east coast road trip when they head to Music City U.S.A aka Nashville, Tennessee for a date with the Predators (19-21-7).  The puck drops at 6 pm MT.  Catch it on the Fan960 or Sportsnet West.

After arguably the worst stretch of the Flames' existence, that saw them get shut out 5 out of 7 games, the Flames have been turning the tide on scoresheet terribleness.  The better play started to take shape on Saturday when the Flames put in a pretty good effort against Crosby and the Penguins.  They lost the game but the effort was there and they scored once.  All positives.  The momentum continued into last night's tilt with the Hurricanes.  The Flames played their best road game in about two months in this one.  The Flames skated away with a 2-0 victory.

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Post-Game: The Spell is Broken

Byron Bader
January 06 2014 10:34PM

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The Flames were victorious over the Avalanche 4-3 and everyone who holds the Flames near and dear can breath a sigh of relief. Finally, after scoring one goal in four games and being shutout left and right, the Flames were able to tally a few goals.  Even better news, the Flames got their first win in five games.

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FGD: 10 Year Anniversary

Byron Bader
January 03 2014 11:54AM

 

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Tonight, in the first game of 2014, the Calgary Flames (14-20-6) host the Tampa Bay Lightning (24-12-4) at the Saddledome.  The night will mark the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Cup Final between these two teams, as this will be the only meeting between the teams this year.  Martin St. Louis, the man that broke all of our hearts in double overtime of game six in 2004, is the only player left from either team.

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FGD: Battle of Vancougary

Byron Bader
December 29 2013 12:42PM

After a lackadaisical Battle of Alberta match-up two nights ago aginst the Oilers, it will be another all-Canadian affair tonight. The Flames (14-18-6) welcome the Canucks (22-11-6), arguably the Flames greatest rival, to the Dome for the second time this season.

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