Gameday Preview: Hey, there's a horseshoe on my door

Robert Cleave
December 23 2010 09:33AM


RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 29: Brad Richards  and James Neal  of the Dallas Stars celebrate Neal's first period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center on November 29, 2010 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Calgary's season of utter futility resumes in Dallas this evening and after a diet of Wild and Blue Jacket games fit to put the most dedicated fan into a deep slumber, it's nice to see a different opponent on the Flames' docket. What awaits them at American Airlines Center is an outfit who appear to be taking the mantle of the team getting the most out of their bounces from last year's Avalanche.

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Postgame: Sinking, Sinking...

Pat Steinberg
December 21 2010 08:02PM

COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 21: Jakub Voracek  of the Columbus Blue Jackets is congratulated by his teammates after scoring against the Calgary Flames during the first period on December 21, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

A battle between two teams not playing very well went the wrong way for the Calgary Flames, as the Columbus Blue Jackets rode a first period goal to a 3-1 win on Tuesday night.  It drops Calgary to a new season low, four games below .500 with a Thursday game against the Dallas Stars to finish off a three game road trip.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 35 versus Columbus

Kent Wilson
December 21 2010 07:53PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20498

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Game No. 35: Captain Game Thread

Ryan Lambert
December 21 2010 04:39PM

The best news of the day was that the Flames will unveil their new super hero ahead of the Edmonton game.

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FGD: A Dreary Forecast

Pat Steinberg
December 21 2010 12:19PM

Things are looking more and more bleak for the Calgary Flames as they prepare for their third meeting with the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight at Nationwide Arena (5 pm, Sportsnet West and The FAN 960).  After two straight losses to the Minnesota Wild, the team has fallen eight points out of the playoffs; they'll turn to their backup goaltender tonight against the Jackets.

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