Postgame: Trainwreck

Pat Steinberg
February 21 2012 10:12PM

An absolutely terrible evening saw the Calgary Flames fall 6-1 to the Edmonton Oilers Tuesday night at the Saddledome, a game that was ran by the visitors from start to finish.  Even after scoring the first goal of the hockey game and being fortunate to be even after one period of play, the Flames let their provincial rivals go to town as the Oilers snapped a nine game losing streak to Calgary in the process.

Read Article | 26 Comments

Flames Scoring Chances - Game 60 vs Edmonton Oilers

Kent Wilson
February 21 2012 09:44PM



Final Score: 6-1 L

Final Summary


Head-to-head ice


Read Article | 3 Comments

Battle of Alberta - Pre Deadline Live Chat

Kent Wilson
February 21 2012 06:03PM

Read Article | 19 Comments

FGD: Likely Results

Nation World HQ
February 21 2012 11:30AM

Ahh yes, the old Battle of Alberta thing that has one city snoring.  While we have seen one lopsided battle involving the Calgary Flames undergo a mild reversal of fortunes this season (two straight Flames wins over Vancouver), there's nothing saying Calgary's rivalry with Edmonton is primed to do the same thing.  The Flames have won nine straight games against the Edmonton Oilers heading into this season's fifth round of battle (7 pm, Sportsnet West and Sportsnet 960).

Read Article | 21 Comments

Net Management

Nation World HQ
February 21 2012 01:45AM

This weekend's recall of goaltender Henrik Karlsson and subsequent assignment of Leland Irving to Abbotsford had many wondering what exactly the Calgary Flames were thinking.  Over the past months since Karlsson's injury in Vancouver, Irving has proven himself more than capable as an NHL backup and has given the team a consistent chance to win, something Karlsson hasn't done as consistenly.  There is little argument Irving gives the team the best chance to win when Miikka Kiprusoff needs a rest, so, why has he been demoted to the American Hockey League?

Read Article | 15 Comments