April 06 2011 10:57PM
The Calgary Flames took a convincing 6-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night, but the 41st win of the season for the team didn't do much to ease the pain of a second straight year out of the playoffs. Thanks to a Chicago 4-3 win over St. Louis and a 6-2 Anaheim win over San Jose, the Flames are officially eliminated from postseason play with one game still to go this season.
April 06 2011 10:14PM
Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 21198
April 06 2011 06:29PM
No amount of losing or poor play seems enough to put the Flames in the ground for good.
April 06 2011 11:59AM
The margin for error couldn't be any slimmer for the Calgary Flames, and even then, their playoff fate could be decided elsewhere by the end of the evening. With Calgary clinging to postseason life by a thread, they get set for round six of the Battle of Alberta, hosting the Edmonton Oilers tonight at the 'Dome (7:30 pm, Sportsnet Flames and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).
April 05 2011 09:42AM
The Zombie Flames refuse to die despite repeated blows to the soggy cranium. As such, their playoffs remain undead and we the faithful are left hopefully refreshing nhl.com/scores every night. Tonight, chief post-season rivals Dallas and Chicago will each make up one of their games in hand on the Flames - Chicago in Montreal and Dallas versus Columbus.