Postgame: A Christmas Miracle!

Pat Steinberg
December 23 2010 09:53PM

Okay, perhaps a little hyperbole in the title, because the fact is the Calgary Flames won a hockey game they played well enough to win on Thursday night in Dallas.  Alex Tanguay was the man of the hour, tying the game late and scoring the only goal in a shootout to propel the Flames to 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars.  And seeing as how it's the last game before Christmas, why not...it's a miracle!

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The Word “Stress” – Meaningless For Professional Athletes?

Jonathan Willis
December 23 2010 05:16PM

Meandering around the internets the other day, I came across a compelling article by Steven Reiss, an Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Ohio State University. It was his opening statement that caught my attention:

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Game No. 36: Beating two dead horses at once

Ryan Lambert
December 23 2010 03:25PM

Yes, it's a 'Twas the Night Before Christmas parody about Darryl Sutter being a bad GM. And yet it doesn't suck as much as you'd think!

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FGD: A Lonestar Christmas

Pat Steinberg
December 23 2010 12:35PM

The Calgary Flames finish off their pre-Christmas schedule tonight in Big D as they take on the Dallas Stars for the first time this season (6:30 pm, Sportsnet Flames and The FAN 960).  Calgary will try to snap a damaging three game losing skid against the second  best team in the Western Conference.

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Gameday Preview: Hey, there's a horseshoe on my door

Robert Cleave
December 23 2010 09:33AM

 

RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 29: Brad Richards  and James Neal  of the Dallas Stars celebrate Neal's first period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center on November 29, 2010 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Calgary's season of utter futility resumes in Dallas this evening and after a diet of Wild and Blue Jacket games fit to put the most dedicated fan into a deep slumber, it's nice to see a different opponent on the Flames' docket. What awaits them at American Airlines Center is an outfit who appear to be taking the mantle of the team getting the most out of their bounces from last year's Avalanche.

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