November 14 2013 09:55PM
No, the above picture isn't from the recent Flames loss to Dallas, but it might as well have been.
Tonight the reeling Flames were looking to break out of...
November 12 2013 09:01AM
The topic du jour around here and in many other areas of the Flames fandom has been the treatment of Mikael Backlund and Sven Baertschi at the hands of Bob Hartley this season. Both guys figured to be major pieces for the team moving forward, but Hartley has been ambivalent at best when it comes to both of them.
My thoughts on Hartley's experimentation and how it can impact the rebuild (and more) below...
November 08 2013 05:34PM
The first ever trade between the Flames and Oilers involved an entirely mediocre defender (Steve Staios!). That's pretty much true of the second ever trade between the clubs as well, except this time at least the dude isn't completely over the hill.
Word came down this evening that the Flames have moved Roman Horak and G Laurent Brossoit for Ladislav Smid and G Olivier Roy.
November 07 2013 09:01PM
The Flames rolled into St. Louis with what could charitably be called a sub-optimal line-up (due to a variety of reasons), which is why the game was never really in doubt, even though the score ended up close by the end of the night. St. Louis took a lead early in the contest and played a slow, choking, Hitchcockian style game for the rest of the night.
November 04 2013 11:23AM
Alright folks...Budweiser sent me three of these here Red Light helmets and I'm going to give them away to FlamesNation readers. All you have to do is get an envelope, write out a blank check to me, put it in the envelope...
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