The Situation Room

Pat Steinberg
April 05 2010 08:43AM

Calgary Flames v New York Islanders

Well, after an Easter to forget for the Calgary Flames and their faithful, just where does it sit now? With all the positive vibes coming from a well played 2–1 victory in Denver, a lot of it was undone with a 4-1 loss in Chicago on Sunday afternoon. Let's take a look at the situation as it sits now.

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What's on tap: April 2nd, 2010

Pat Steinberg
April 02 2010 09:54AM

Well, it looks less and less likely that the Calgary Flames are going to catch any other Western Conference playoff team not named the Colorado Avalanche. Why? Well, because all those teams they're chasing decided to win on Thursday night. Luckily, the schedule presents itself nicely for the 9th place Flames.

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What's on tap: April 1st, 2010

Pat Steinberg
April 01 2010 03:02PM

Calgary Flames v Washington Capitals

It's not an April Fools Day joke. The Calgary Flames really are back in this thing, and they really could be tied for a playoff spot come Saturday morning. But that assumes they go out and play the type of hockey they need to, which hasn't been a guarantee this season. Let's see what's going on here and elsewhere.

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What's on tap: Weds, March 31, 2010

Pat Steinberg
March 31 2010 09:44AM

Calgary Flames v Washington Capitals

Here we are, game-day number 77 for the Calgary Flames as they get set to take on the Phoenix Coyotes. We all know the situation is dire for the hometown heroes, and yesterday I did up a piece examining the Magic Numbers for the teams Calgary is chasing, and the Elimination Number as it stands for Calgary. So let's set things up, shall we?

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MAGIC NUMBER

Pat Steinberg
March 30 2010 05:34PM

Well, this is probably not in the best interests of Flames Nation credibility, but I'll try it anyway. Even though Kent is our resident math expert, I've taken a stab at the whole "Magic Number" idea, as the Calgary Flames enter the final 6 games of the regular season.

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