TCGD - Canada Looks to Stay Perfect

Justin Fisher
December 29 2014 03:47PM

Team Canada is off to an excellent, albeit expected start at this year's World Juniors tournament, winning their first two games with ease. That being said, anything short of a regulation win tonight could put Canada in danger of being leapfrogged by Team USA in the Group A standings. 

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FGD: Gauds and Kings

Taylor McKee
December 29 2014 01:40PM

I hope you all have taken time today to think about the last time the Flames played the Kings. Make that your happy place. Take a deeeep breath, close your eyes, and remember Jonathan Quick pushing Martinez out of the way en route to the dressing room. Exhale...

That was satisfying wasn't it?

The Kings visit the dome tonight and are looking to avenge that painful home loss before Christmas. The Flames and Kings are separated by only two points in the Pacific division standings which happen to be the amount of points given to the winner of tonight's game. How convenient!

See the lineups and game story after the jump!

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Sunday Open Thread: A Look Ahead

Ryan Pike
December 28 2014 11:37AM

The Flames kicked off the next section of their schedule yesterday with a win, their 19th of the season. As we recover from that game, let's take a quick look ahead to the next big gap in the section - the NHL All-Star Game on January 25.

Here's a quick glance at the 10 games between now and then.

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First Star, Worst Star: December 28, 2014

December 28 2014 10:43AM


I hope everyone had a great Christmas, ate your weight in delicious food and spent way too much time arguing with your relatives about your opposing political viewpoints. You know, the TRUE meaning of the holidays! 

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Post-Game: Oilers Gift Flames A 4-1 Win

Ryan Pike
December 27 2014 11:09PM

Lest we get too negative around these here parts about the Edmonton Oilers, let's just lay something out here.

The Edmonton Oilers were the better team than the Calgary Flames tonight.

Alas, there aren't any points for the "better team," and the Flames were the team that scored more goals, en route to a 4-1 home victory over the aforementioned hockey team from Edmonton.

The Oilers generally out-played and out-shot the Flames. But they were also key contributors to three of the four goals against themselves, which made all the difference in the world.

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