FGD: By a Thread

Pat Steinberg
March 30 2011 11:36AM

The Calgary Flames have hopes for the playoffs.  Very, very, very thin hopes for the playoffs...at best.  Those thin chances may be completely extinguished tonight, depending on the result of Calgary's last game against an opponent their chasing.  The Flames take on the Anaheim Ducks tonight at the 'Dome, once again, the "biggest game of the year" (7:30 pm, TSN and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).

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Flames on the Precipice

Kent Wilson
March 29 2011 09:14AM

 

 

With the Blackhawks and Ducks both winning last night, the Flames already tenuous playoff chances have been pushed to the brink. The Ducks are currently four points up on Calgary with one game in hand while the Hawks are three points up with two games in hand. To make matters more complicated, the Dallas Stars are just a point behind Calgary, but have played three less games so far.

Here's a look at the Flames three main 8th place competitors and what their stretch drive schedules look like.

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Random Thoughts, March 28th

Kent Wilson
March 28 2011 09:43AM

 

 

 

Whatever can be said about this Flames season, it's certainly never boring. Here are some thoughts on their on-going playoff chances, Feaster, Kipper and more:

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Postgame: Comedy

Pat Steinberg
March 26 2011 11:40PM

The Webster's dictionary defines the word comedy as an amusing event or sequence of events.  Yeah that about fits what we saw Saturday night in Edmonton, with the Calgary Flames scoring three third period goals to tie a lifeless hockey game, and they'd eventually win thanks to their old friend, the shootout.  Against the Oilers, it's not so improbable, but seeing Steve Staios tie the game late in the third pretty much summed up the night.  Season not over.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 77 versus Edmonton

Kent Wilson
March 26 2011 11:01PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 21127

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