FGD: Final Exams

Ryan Pike
September 25 2013 01:38PM



If the last few weeks have been a course on how to make an NHL roster, tonight's the final exam. After two (or three, for the kids) weeks of camp, the Flames play their final pre-season contest this evening. It's at 7pm and brought to you by our friends at Sportsnet 960 The Fan AND on TV via TSN.

Excitement abounds, as players on the NHL fringes will try to stay there or get there, depending on their perspective.

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FGD: A Pre-Season Tilt With the Rangers

Ryan Pike
September 23 2013 10:03AM

(you can thank ESPN for the pic)


We're eight days prior to the start of the NHL's regular season and inching closer and closer to final cuts. With 38 guys left in camp, there are still roster decisions to be made at more or less every position.

The Flames face the New York Rangers tonight at the Saddledome in their sixth of seven pre-season outings. The Rangers are almost on the opposite trajectory as the Flames – they're coming off a playoff year, they're poised for a strong season, and they're playing the third of six pre-season games.

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FGD: Opening the Pre-Season with the Oilers & Weekend Open Thread

Ryan Pike
September 14 2013 02:10PM

Flames Vs Oilers

Well, hockey returns to our beloved Scotiabank Saddledome on a Saturday night, in the form of a pre-season battle between the Flames and Edmonton Oilers.

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2013 Flames Training Camp Primer

Ryan Pike
September 12 2013 09:34AM


For the first time since 1995, the Calgary Flames open main training camp without Jarome Iginla. For the first time since 2003, they don't have a bonafide number-one goalie. Or a number-one center, but that's not really a “new” issue with this group. They also don't have a captain and the team is finally starting their long-awaited rebuild.

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Flames Prospect Camp Wrap up

Ryan Pike
September 10 2013 08:57AM


Well, 2013's prospect camp is now in the rear-view mirror for the Calgary Flames as players regroup and prepare for the grind that is main camp.
But as we look forward to main camp opening on Wednesday, let's look back at the overall performance of the fledgling Flames over the past week.

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