FGD: Preseason 1...and 2

Pat Steinberg
September 20 2011 12:18PM

Just like last year, the Calgary Flames open their preseason with a split squad affair with the Vancouver Canucks, with games at the Saddledome and Rogers Arena (7pm, Sportsnet Radio FAN 960/8 pm, Sportsnet West).  Neither team Vancouver is sending is what you'd call stacked, however the team they're sending to Calgary certainly isn't rife with tenured NHLers.

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Training Camp Wrap: Day 2

Pat Steinberg
September 19 2011 05:17PM

The Calgary Flames completed their third day of training camp on Monday, and it ended with a pretty fun scrimmage between the two game groups for Tuesday's preseason opener.  Jarome Iginla was the focus once again, as he did not skate for the second straight day.  Jarome continues to battle back spasms, which forced him out of practice after about 15 minutes on Saturday morning.  He updated his situation today, and the feeling is things aren't overly serious.

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Training Camp Wrap: Day 1

Pat Steinberg
September 17 2011 05:07PM

Day one of training camp is in the books for the Calgary Flames, with all three groups having gone through their on ice sessions for the day.  The big news surrounded Jarome Iginla who left his Group B session early with back spasms and didn't return.  The feeling is things aren't very serious, so we'll keep an eye on that.  Other than that, the only thing that intrigued me surrounded who was playing with who.

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Postgame: Good Finish

Pat Steinberg
September 14 2011 11:48PM

The Calgary Flames finished off the 2011 Young Stars Tournament in Penticton with a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.  Sven Baertschi paced the team with a pair of goals, as his line with Max Reinhart and Patrick Holland was dominant for another night.  Joni Ortio earned the win in net as the Flames prospects return home to Calgary for the start of main camp on Saturday.

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PGD: Baby Battle

Pat Steinberg
September 14 2011 01:29PM

The Calgary Flames finish off their time in Penticton tonight when they take on the Edmonton Oilers prospects at the Young Stars Tournament (8:30 pm, Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).  The Flames have yet to win a game at this tournament while the Oilers have yet to lose; Edmonton is coming off a 2-0 win over Winnipeg on Tuesday night while the Flames lost 4-3 to the Canucks Monday in overtime.

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