Postgame: Brutal

Pat Steinberg
October 30 2010 11:37PM

Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano (L) is sent flying by Washington Capitals' David Steckel during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, October 30, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

Due to a very, very long locker room session and a long wait to hear from the Head Coach of the Calgary Flames, I'll be unable to put a full post up following Calgary's 7-2 debacle of a loss at the hands of the Washington Capitals.  I'll put one up later, but I figured discussion needs to start now, especially when the night goes like that.

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Game No. 11: Booooooooo

Ryan Lambert
October 30 2010 03:36PM


(Appropriately enough, the original size of this image was 666x700.)

Get ready for a SCARY amount of Halloween puns.

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FGD: Look Who's Here

Pat Steinberg
October 30 2010 01:13PM

WASHINGTON - MARCH 28: Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals handles the puck against Jarome Iginla #12 of the Calgary Flames at the Verizon Center on March 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

So, apparently the Washington Capitals are a pretty popular team.  They bring quite the entourage with them, and I guess for good reason, but the President's Trophy winning team from a year ago is not happy with the start they've got off to.  At 6-4, the Caps seem frustrated and ornery...as do their opponent tonight, the 6-4 Calgary Flames (8 pm, CBC and The FAN 960).

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Gameday Preview: Washington

Robert Cleave
October 30 2010 09:41AM

 

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin skates back for a faceoff in the second period of their NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Massachusetts October 21, 2010.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder  (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

After Thursday night's disaster at the 'Dome, I suspect that more than a few fans are eying this evening's match against the Capitals with a bit of dread. That's understandable, given the way that the visitors from the World's Most Important City torched the net last season on their way to the President's Trophy. That noted, Washington hasn't really lit it up in the same manner this season, and it's largely due to the effect of our old friend variance.

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Where to Start?

Pat Steinberg
October 30 2010 02:40AM

 

What a start to the weekend we've had surrounding the Calgary Flames, with so many different discussion topics it's tough to formulate things on all of them.  Friday brang us news about Mark Giordano, Daymond Langkow and the Abbotsford Heat.  Throw that in with the impending return of David Moss, and there's a lot buzzing in Flameland.

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