November 20 News and Notes

Robert Cleave
November 20 2010 02:24PM

 

New Jersey Devils coach Pat Burns yells at the referee during an NHL hockey game in East Rutherford in this November 9, 2002 file photo. The tough-talking Quebec cop who coached the New Jersey Devils to a Stanley Cup and became the only man to win NHL coach of the year honours with three different teams, died on Friday after a long battle with cancer. Burns was 58. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine /Files  (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY OBITUARY)

There are weeks where finding anything that interests me enough to put a round-up together is a bit of a chore. I suspect you'll be unsurprised to read that this isn't one of those weeks, so let's get to it. In this installment, the Flames make a move and bust a string, I agree with Mike Milbury on something (and live to tell the tale), and a good man of the game passes.

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Postgame: A Positive Result

Pat Steinberg
November 19 2010 11:03PM

Calgary Flames David Moss (R) celebrates his goal with teammates Jay Bouwmeester (4) and Niklas Hagman during the first period of their NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Calgary, Alberta, November 19, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

The Calgary Flames found the back of the net, and found the back of the net often on Friday night, taking a 7-2 win at home over the Chicago Blackhawks.  It was a strong game pretty much from start to finish for the home side, and thanks in part to a three goal night from Jarome Iginla, the Flames snapped a three game losing skid and did it against a pretty good opponent.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 18 versus Chicago

Kent Wilson
November 19 2010 10:20PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20280

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Flames versus Blackhawks Liveblawg

Kent Wilson
November 19 2010 04:34PM

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FGD: Lucky Number 9?

Pat Steinberg
November 19 2010 12:57PM

It's been a while...so maybe the Flames are due?  The Flames have lost eight straight games against the Chicago Blackhawks, heading into their meeting of the season...it goes tonight at the Scotiabank Saddledome (7:30 pm, TSN and The FAN 960).  Regardless of the opponent, maybe it's time the Flames snap out of this skid...it's their final home game before a tough 5 game road trip through the Eastern Conference.

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