Plenty of Updates

Pat Steinberg
September 26 2011 05:23PM

Flames GM Jay Feaster joined us on Sportsnet Radio FAN 960 Monday afternoon and gave us some good tidbits of information following Calgary's 14 training camp cuts earlier in the day.  More than anything, the news items surrounded injuries with the team, as there were good news bits involving Jarome Iginla and Cory Sarich.

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Postgame: Shutout at Home

Pat Steinberg
September 25 2011 09:08PM

For the second time in as many nights, the Calgary Flames fell in preseason action to the Edmonton Oilers.  After suffering a 2-1 loss Saturday in Edmonton, the Flames were shutout by their provincial rivals 3-0 Sunday.  It was a game where the Flames controlled the play at even strength, but were unable to generate offensively on a consistent basis.  Combine that with two powerplay goals against, and the Flames fell to 1-3 this preseason.

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FGD: Preseason 4

Pat Steinberg
September 25 2011 12:22PM

The Calgary Flames play their second game in two nights this evening when they complete a preseason home and home set with the Edmonton Oilers (6 pm, Sportsnet West and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).  The Flames fell 2-1 to the Oilers on Saturday night at Rexall Place as Taylor Hall's third period goal served to be the winner.  Tonight sees a few of Calgary's bubble players get some more game action along with a good mix of vets.

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FGD: Pre Battle

Pat Steinberg
September 24 2011 01:09PM

The Calgary Flames continue their preseason tonight as they open up a home and home set with the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place (6 pm, Sportsnet Radio FAN 960 and www.calgaryflames.com).  Calgary opened their preseason with a win and a loss on Tuesday, taking a 5-1 split squad win at home over Vancouver before falling to the Canucks 4-3 at Rogers Arena.  Tonight opens up a stretch of four games in six nights for Calgary.

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Postgame: I Only Saw One

Pat Steinberg
September 20 2011 10:03PM

I'll leave our FlamesNation commenters to fill in the blanks on Calgary's second game of preseason opening night, as I was able to watch the Flames take a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks in split squad action at the Saddledome.  In the second half, Calgary took on the Canucks at the Rogers Arena.  In both instances, Vancouver iced a very pedestrian lineup against a more veteran team; the game at the 'Dome saw that veteran squad carry the play as expected.

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