March 29 2010 04:18PM
I am at a complete loss to get my head around the Calgary Flames this season. Here we are, with six games remaining, and I can tell you nothing about what this team is or isn't. This act that the Flames have put on throughout the season is what's responsible for a desperate run to the end of the season, where the playoffs are anything but certain.
March 29 2010 08:41AM
The Flames win over the Capitals yesterday was an unlikely one. Unlikely because of the gap between the two teams in the standings. Unlikely because Washington is the highest scoring team in the league and the Flames are...not. Unlikely because of Calgary's ineptitude leading into the contest. Not a lot of folks would have put money on the Flames yesterday and for good reason.
March 28 2010 09:19AM
Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 76th game of the season on March 28, 2010.
March 27 2010 01:45PM
For those who still had any hope, a 5-0 drubbing to the Boston Bruins in what can now be described as the Flames' last must-win game of the season, "IT'S OVER, IT'S OVER NOW, MOVE OVER... THE FLAMES SHUT DOWN, SORRY!"
March 27 2010 09:36AM
If there's a silver lining to the Flames current predicament, it's that all anxieties have been removed from the remaining games. No more do Flames fans have to worry about line combinations, injuries, the out-of-town scoreboard, etc. Each game can now be enjoyed as an event unto itself*. Stand out performances can be celebrated in isolation. Stinkers can be immediately forgotten. Games can now be singular without relation to prior results or future consequences. It's just hockey now folks - mean, fast, hard, fun.