Post-Game: A Mostly Tepid Affair

Kent Wilson
October 22 2013 11:04PM



It was the sort of game that tends to happen in Phoenix - slow going with offense and flow hard to come by. The Coyotes play a restrictive, disciplined system under Dave Tippett which tends to turn things into a grind through the mud. The Flames, playing in their second night of a B2B and lacking one half of their top defensive pairing with Giordano out due to injury, struggled to find their footing through a majority of the evening as a result.

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FGD: Howling For A Win - Giordano out tonight

Ryan Pike
October 22 2013 02:31PM



After a scrappy win in Los Angeles, the Calgary Flames hit the road once again as they engage in the fourth game of their five-game road trip. Tonight, they visit Arizona to play the Phoenix Coyotes.

This is the first of five meetings between the two new divisional rivals. By sheer coincidence, all three of Calgary's visits to Phoenix will be on the back end of back-to-back games on the road. The two teams played three times last year, with Calgary winning two of three and the home team winning every game.

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The Weekly Ignition: October 22 2013

Ryan Pike
October 22 2013 10:14AM



It's been a busy week in the world of Calgary Flames, with the big club playing twice, the AHL club playing three games in three nights, the ECHL kicking off and basically every other affiliate and draft pick in action.

Here's your weekly look at what you need to know to start your week.

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Post-Game: Flames Crown Kings 3-2

Ryan Pike
October 21 2013 11:44PM

Smarting from a pair of losses in two earlier games in California, the Flames headed back south to Los Angeles hoping that the City of Angels would finally give them a better ending than their games with Anaheim or San Jose. And moreover, the team's coaching staff probably hoped for a better effort level from their club, especially after recalling a pair of new bodies hoping to get into the line-up.

Oh, and Mike Cammalleri joined the Flames for this game. That may be important later...

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FGD: A Royal Affair

Christian Roatis
October 21 2013 06:49PM

(Stick-tap to Lambert for the updated picture.)

When it comes to these California road trips, history hasn't been kind of the Calgary Flames - especially of late. And unfortunately history has an annoying habit of repeating itself.

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