"V" for victory and Vesa

Jean Lefebvre
March 17 2010 09:33PM

In the hours leading up to Wednesday night's Flames-Avalanche tussle in Denver, Brent Sutter's choice of starting goaltender was either a hot topic of debate or, in the case of FlamesNation Game Day Fire Drill maestro TLP, the cue for a routine worthy of a Night at the Improv.

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GDFD No. 70: Or, Loss No. 27

Ryan Lambert
March 17 2010 06:11PM



Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 70th game of the season on March 17, 2010.

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Risky business

Pat Steinberg
March 17 2010 04:15PM

Calgary Flames vs Vancouver Canucks

It's the biggest game of the season (we all know that), against a team the Calgary Flames have yet to beat this season. That's why some find it odd to see the Calgary Flames start Vesa Toskala in net over Miikka Kiprusoff tonight in Denver.

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Flames Nation Round-up

Kent Wilson
March 17 2010 02:15PM

 

As I'm having a tough time writing any material that isn't dreadfully depressing or sharply sarcastic, I figured it was time to take a tour of the Flames-o-sphere and share some of the stuff I've come across.

- First off, fledgling Flames Blog The 4th Line has added frequent M&G commenter Justin Azevedo to the roster. Airk and Justin will be posting answers to "7 questions of interest and intrigue!" (title created by me) as they receive them. Highlight so far?

 5.) If the Flames had a 9 game losing streak, what ritual would you perform to regain the favor of the hockey gods?

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Darryl Sutter and the Mayor of Casterbridge

Kent Wilson
March 16 2010 11:38AM

Calgary Flames v Vancouver Canucks

 

An eery silence has settled on the Flames fanship today. In the immediate aftermath of the gut punch loss to the Detroit, there was the expected wailing and gnashing of teeth. Our own Pat Steinberg no doubt fielded angry calls deep into the night. Today, however, in the cold light of a late winter morning, a sort of bland resignation seems to have taken hold of the faithful at large. Perhaps it's because, with 13 games left on the schedule, it's far too early to begin the Flames eulogy. While many may be planning the post-mortem, the truth is the patient isn't quite dead yet.

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