FGD: Lookin for a Spark

Pat Steinberg
November 03 2010 12:27PM

DALLAS - NOVEMBER 04:  Right wing David Moss #25 of the Calgary Flames at American Airlines Center on November 4, 2009 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

17 goals against in three games isn't sitting well with the Calgary Flames.  So, the team has made a few changes in advance of Wednesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings (7:30 pm, TSN and The FAN 960), the second meeting between the teams this year.  David Moss makes his Flames debut, with a number of shuffles to the lines.

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Postgame: Brutal

Pat Steinberg
October 30 2010 11:37PM

Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano (L) is sent flying by Washington Capitals' David Steckel during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, October 30, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

Due to a very, very long locker room session and a long wait to hear from the Head Coach of the Calgary Flames, I'll be unable to put a full post up following Calgary's 7-2 debacle of a loss at the hands of the Washington Capitals.  I'll put one up later, but I figured discussion needs to start now, especially when the night goes like that.

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FGD: Look Who's Here

Pat Steinberg
October 30 2010 01:13PM

WASHINGTON - MARCH 28: Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals handles the puck against Jarome Iginla #12 of the Calgary Flames at the Verizon Center on March 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

So, apparently the Washington Capitals are a pretty popular team.  They bring quite the entourage with them, and I guess for good reason, but the President's Trophy winning team from a year ago is not happy with the start they've got off to.  At 6-4, the Caps seem frustrated and ornery...as do their opponent tonight, the 6-4 Calgary Flames (8 pm, CBC and The FAN 960).

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Where to Start?

Pat Steinberg
October 30 2010 02:40AM

 

What a start to the weekend we've had surrounding the Calgary Flames, with so many different discussion topics it's tough to formulate things on all of them.  Friday brang us news about Mark Giordano, Daymond Langkow and the Abbotsford Heat.  Throw that in with the impending return of David Moss, and there's a lot buzzing in Flameland.

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Postgame: Ouch

Pat Steinberg
October 28 2010 11:03PM

Calgary Flames Tim Jackman (R) and Colorado Avalanche David Liffiton exchange blows during their fight in the first period of their NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta October 28, 2010.  REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Well we've heard this before.  The top players on the Calgary Flames are not buying into what needs to be done, and it was the main thing harped on by Head Coach Brent Sutter following a 6-5 home loss at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche.  It was a game where Calgary held three leads, including a 4-3 cushion heading into the third period.

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