Gameday Preview: Oilcans on Parade

Robert Cleave
October 15 2010 11:33PM

 

Edmonton Oilers' Ales Hemsky (L) is stopped by Calgary Flames' goalie Miikka Kiprusoff during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Edmonton October 7, 2010.  REUTERS/Dan Riedlhuber (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

The Auld Enemy make their first visit to the Moneypit (as per wi) this evening, fresh off a haphazard performance in St. Paul Thursday night that lead to their first loss of the season. The first meeting between these two clubs gave most folks that cheer for the Flames a bad case of agita, but from what I've seen of Edmonton since last week, it isn't because they're particularly good.

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Retired Numbers

Kent Wilson
October 15 2010 11:46AM

 

 

 

(To take your minds of off the train wreck that has been the start of the Flames season, Robert Vollman of Puck Prospectus discusses the Flames questionable jersey retirement habits. Enjoy!)

The Calgary Flames have retired two players’ numbers, Lanny McDonald and Mike Vernon. Given that standard, who else should have their numbers retired?

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Postgame: A Sad, Sad Night

Pat Steinberg
October 14 2010 10:59PM

Florida Panthers' Radek Dvorak (R) celebrates his second goal with teammates Cory Stillman (6) and Marty Reasoner during the first period of their NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alberta, October 14, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

 

Yech, just not a good night for the Calgary Flames on Thursday as they fell 3-0 at the hands of the Florida Panthers.  It was a game that lacked excitement, entertainment, and most importantly from the Calgary perspective, it lacked compete level and enthusiasm.  For the second time in three games, the Flames failed to score a goal.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 3 versus Florida

Kent Wilson
October 14 2010 10:09PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20047

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Game No. 3: Guess who's back, back again

Ryan Lambert
October 14 2010 03:50PM



I was reading about the lineup today and I knew it would be grim. Everyone on the team seems to be hurt. But then we got worse news than I could have possibly imagined.

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