FGD: Brotherly Matchup

Christian Roatis
February 08 2014 02:08AM

 

                                                        pic via: HFBoards

Wake up, throw some breakfast on, brew a fresh cup of Mojo, comfortably establish yourself on the couch and throw on some Calgary Flames hockey. That is a routine I quite enjoy and wish we'd see more of. There's nothing like starting your day with some Flames hockey - especially when they're playing well! Personally, I'd like to see more of these type of starts.

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News and Notes - February 7 2014

Ryan Pike
February 07 2014 09:55AM

As we await the completion of the Sochi opening ceremonies – the Russian anthem is amazing – and the last game of the pre-Olympic portion of the season, here's some news and notes from the Flames-related hockey world.

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Backlund Watch 2014: Sochi Bound? (Update: Nope)

Ryan Pike
February 06 2014 09:42PM


(photo courtesy the NHL/NHL.com)

On Thursday afternoon, word broke out of Vancouver that Henrik Sedin would not be playing for Team Sweden at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. The games began technically yesterday, with the men's hockey tournament beginning on Tuesday.

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Post-Game: Berra Wins (In Regulation!)

Ryan Pike
February 06 2014 08:02PM


(courtesy the NHL/NHL.com)

The Calgary Flames continued their eastern trek on Thursday night, visiting the New York Islanders in Uniondale, New York. Underneath the many Stanley Cup banners in the Nassau Coliseum, the Flames hoped to return to their winning ways.

And they did so. After a hard-fought, tight-checking 60 minutes of hockey, the Calgary Flames left Long Island with their 22nd win of the season.

And most importantly, it was the first regulation win in Reto Berra's NHL career.

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FGD: WHAT NOT TO DO

Byron Bader
February 06 2014 11:44AM

 

-via paul.hadsall

Tonight, in the first meeting of the year between these two clubs, the Calgary Flames (21-28-7) face-off against the nearly identical (in overall record only) New York Islanders (22-28-8) at the lowly Nassau Coliseum.  It’s an early one as the puck drops at 5 pm MT on Sportsnet West.

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