Game 1 Scoring Chances and Zone Entries

Ryan Pike
October 09 2014 01:57AM


Ladies and gentlemen, game #1 is in the books. Here is a handy summary of scoring chances and zone entries for the Calgary Flames 4-2 loss against the Vancouver Canucks.

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Post-Game: Well I Mean That Could Have Been Worse Probably™

Justin Azevedo
October 08 2014 11:07PM

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Well, hockey's officially back. Someone obviously forgot to tell the Flames because they were clearly the second-best team in a game that might've been close, but never really was, I guess. At least it was entertaining. 

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FGD #1: The Home Opener (8pm; SN West)

Ryan Pike
October 08 2014 11:31AM

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The prognostications have been made, rosters have been set and the fantasy line-ups have been fretted over. Now, it's time to play some darn hockey.

The 2014-15 National Hockey League season officially kicks off today, with four games, including the first of 82 regular season games for the Calgary Flames as they host the Vancouver Canucks in their home-opener.

You can catch the game at 8pm MT via radio on Sportsnet 960 The Fan and it's a national telecast as the back-half of a doubleheader on Sportsnet West (and all regional Sportsnet channels) following the Toronto/Montreal game at 5pm MT.

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Meet the 2014-15 Calgary Flames

Ryan Pike
October 07 2014 01:57PM

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The Calgary Flames finalized and announced their 2014-15 opening roster this afternoon. But with 23 bodies on the team, it can be a bit hard to keep them all straight. In an effort to provide clarity on who's who on the 2014-15 Flames, here's a handy primer put together by FlamesNation's crack team of researchers, reporters and hired goons.

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Flames 2014-15 Season Preview: Pouring the Foundation

Kent Wilson
October 07 2014 08:30AM

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I am currently in the middle of building a new home. We're at the beginning stage, as pictured above, and it struck me recently just how apt an analogy it is for where the Flames are in their rebuilding efforts.

The first step is to dig a big hole in the dirt. Then, you pour the foundation. If that all goes well, you backfill, frame and finish the structure. Unless, of course, you're the Edmonton Oilers. Then your build goes something like this:

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