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.
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.
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.
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?
February 05 2013 01:58PM
After spending five of their first six games at home, the Calgary Flames head out of town for their first real road trip of the season beginning tonight. First up? A date with the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena (5:30pm MT, televised on Sportsnet West and radioed by Sportsnet 960 The Fan).
Before you get too worked up, this ain't your mother's Red Wings team. First of all, there's no Jiri Hudler, Nicklas Lidstrom or Tomas Holmstrom in Motown. Hudler, as you may know, is playing for the Flames now. Lidstrom and Holmstrom retired. Brad Stuart left for the Sharks. And there are a few folks injured besides. Altogether, the Red Wings are missing seven regulars from their line-up.