Flames Scoring Chances - Game 48 vs LA Kings

Kent Wilson
January 19 2012 11:36PM




Final Score: 2-1 SOW

Final Summary


Head-to-head ice


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Game 48 - Flames vs Kings Live Chat

Kent Wilson
January 19 2012 07:30PM

With all the drama of the Sutter brothers feud and Cammalleri's return drained by the game last week, this contest comes down to the Flames simply trying to hang around the playoff picture. Calgary currently hangs on to the last rung on the WC ladder before a steep drop-off into the basement. The Flames 48 points is good enough for 12th - above them are no less than 4 clubs clawing for 8th. Below them is Anahim at 39 points and then oblivion.

Calgary played well enough in San Jose to get a point. Their new top line played Thornton et al to a standstill at ES. They'll need that to continue at least this evening to pull some points out of LA. The ugly 6-game roadie to start the new year put the Flames this far behind the 8-ball. Coming out of this 3-gamer under .500 would be bad news for an organization who has put it's weight solidly behind charing for the post-season.

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FGD: Royal Challenge

Nation World HQ
January 19 2012 11:43AM

It was just five days ago when we saw Darryl Sutter's LA Kings come in and snap a winning streak, taking a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.  Now with seven points seperating them in the Western Conference, the Flames hope to close the gap tonight when they continue a three game roadtrip at the Staples Center (8:30 pm, Sportsnet West and Sportsnet 960).

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Midseason Awards Part III: The Calder, Jack Adams, and Lady Byng

Jonathan Willis
January 19 2012 10:10AM

As the NHL moves past the midway mark of the season, it’s time to look back at which players deserve hardware, based on their performance over the first half. To answer that question, we polled writers from across the Nation Network, talking to writers at every site.

Today, we consider the third and final set of our midseason awards: our picks for the winners of the Calder, Jack Adams, and Lady Byng trophies.

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More on Mikael Backlund

Kent Wilson
January 18 2012 04:03PM



I know, I know I've beat this into the ground recently. However, with our own Vintage Flame getting into a twitter fight with Dean Molberg and Andrew Walker about Backlund this morning, I feel obliged to offer one last, brief article on this topic.

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