FGD: Enjoy It

Nation World HQ
December 22 2011 11:52AM

When the Calgary Flames play their next home game after tonight, they'll have the luxury of having 24 of their final 40 games at the Scotiabank Saddledome.  As they play their last home game before seven on the road, that thought is probably a long way off, and so it should be.  For the final time in 2011, the Flames are at home, and they've got quite the test taking on the Detroit Red Wings (7:30 pm, TSN and Sportsnet 960).

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Five things: Fleetwood Mac

Ryan Lambert
December 21 2011 03:56PM



1. Rumors of the Flames' strength?

A little more than a week after a series of wins against soft opponents prompted many to believe the team was primed for a run, a stretch of games against teams that are actually good has laid bare the teams' real faults.

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Cold War Echo

Andrey Osadchenko
December 21 2011 12:33PM


(pic courtesy Dirty Dangle)  

(Moscow native Andrey Osadchenko wanted to weigh in on the recent "Ovechkin on Steriods" controversy)

If you read John Steigerwald’s column about Ovechkin’s alleged steroid use and you listened to him argue with Ryan Lambert on the radio show about it and your initial reaction wasn’t ‘Wow!’ you are not an easy person to impress.

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WJC Tickets for Sale

Kent Wilson
December 21 2011 10:04AM



Frequent reader and commenter mchockey let me know recently he has some tickets to the WJC he'd like to get rid of. With so many Calgry based fans passsing through here every day, I figured it made sense to post his list of dates and prices here.

Win/win for mc and FN readers.

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Postgame: Iggy Powered

Nation World HQ
December 20 2011 10:32PM

On a night where he could have scored a few more, Jarome Iginla's 497th career goal proved to be the winner in a 2-1 Flames win over the Northwest Division leading Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.  Iginla's trio with Olli Jokinen and Curtis Glencross were dominant on this night and were good for both goals Calgary scored, helping the team snap a four game losing skid in the process.

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