Postgame: Good Third, Big Win

Pat Steinberg
November 09 2010 10:41PM

Calgary Flames' David Moss (L) can't get the puck past Colorado Avalanche goalie Peter Budaj (C) and John-Michael Liles in the first period of their NHL hockey game in Denver November 9, 2010. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

Looking at this game on paper heading in, it was a game you thought the Calgary Flames should win if they made life difficult on the Colorado Avalanche.  Well, that wasn't always the case Tuesday night in Denver, but it happened when it counted most and the Flames took a 4-2 come from behind win over the Colorado Avalanche.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 14 versus Colorado

Kent Wilson
November 09 2010 10:15PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20209

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Game No. 14: Some real injuries to deal with

Ryan Lambert
November 09 2010 05:17PM

Tonight presents Calgary with a helluva chance to get its act together against a concussion-addled, injury-depleted Avalanche team.

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FGD: Stop It

Pat Steinberg
November 09 2010 01:37PM

Calgary Flames Jay Bouwmeester (C) is trapped between Colorado Avalanche Matt Duchene (L) and Cody Mueller during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta October 28, 2010.  REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

The Calgary Flames are saying all the right things, riding a four game losing streak into Denver tonight for their second meeting with the Colorado Avalanche (7:30 pm, Sportsnet West (JIP), Sportsnet Flames and The FAN 960).  Curtis Glencross returns to the lineup for the Flames, as the team seems motivated to make sure this skid ends now.

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Gameday Preview: Colorado Avalanche (part II)

Kent Wilson
November 09 2010 09:37AM

DENVER - OCTOBER 28:  Peter Forsberg, Dan Hinote, Adam Foote, and Joe Sakic watch as retired goalie Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche helps retire his number 33 prior to an Avalanche game against the Calgary Flames October 28, 2003 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.  Roy retired after last season.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)


The Flames have all manner of rivals in the NW division: The Stinktown Shelbyvillians up north and the ever hate-able Vancouver Canucks  are the pimaries. The relationship with Colorado has been of a different sort over the years, with the Avalanche spending a better part of their history operating as the Flames NW nemesis.

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