Post-Game: That's Why They Call It the Blues

Ryan Pike
February 15 2013 10:20PM

 

Fresh off a wild and wooly 7-4 win over the surging Dallas Stars, your Calgary Flames hoped to continue that momentum against the St. Louis Blues. Unfortunately, a tremendously bad (and one-sided) first 25 minutes of the hockey game sunk that plan.

On the night after Valentine's Day, the Flames got lit up in the first period – with two goals apiece spoiling both the start of Leland Irving and the debut of Joey “MacBackup” MacDonald. The club got their feet moving and their mojo working in the second and third periods, but just could not bury the biscuit and fell by a 5-2 score.

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FGD: Seeing Stars

Ryan Pike
February 13 2013 01:54PM

For seemingly the zillionth time this hockey season, your Calgary Flames face-off at home with a team that played the night before (usually in a different city). Okay, it's only the third time, but the Flames haven't won one of these games yet. And with the quarter-pole of the season looming on Friday night, the club desperately needs to cash in on some of these opportunities.

Tonight's opportunity pits the 3-4-3 Flames against the 7-5-1 Dallas Stars.

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Flames News and Notes, February 12 2013

Ryan Pike
February 12 2013 12:17PM

 

 

Flames general manager Jay Feaster had a pow-wow with local media on Tuesday morning prior to practice. Here's a quick rundown of what was discussed. Most of it related to the ongoing roster-spot shell game.

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Flames News and Notes, February 8 2013

Ryan Pike
February 08 2013 04:20PM

 

 

As the east coast is caught up in a snow storm and the Flames arrive in Vancouver for Saturday's game, several news items dropped this afternoon.

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When Will Johnny Gaudreau Turn Pro?

Ryan Pike
February 06 2013 03:09PM

 

 

In sports, as is in life, a lot of attention is paid to what's fresh and what's new. When what's new becomes what's current, attention shifts to what's next. In hockey, that involves prospects. And once Sven Baertschi became a full-time member of the Calgary Flames last month, Boston College winger Johnny Gaudreau became the best Flames prospect.

So when the heck is he going to get here?

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