GDFD No. 80: The Biggest Game of the Year Pt. (I think) 5

Ryan Lambert
April 06 2010 03:44PM

Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 80th game of the season on April 6, 2010.

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What's on tap: April 6th, 2010

Pat Steinberg
April 06 2010 07:55AM

Well, it could be a good day for the Calgary Flames — a day where they return to an 8th place tie with the Colorado Avalanche. On the other hand, it could be a worst-case-scenario day for the Flames, with their playoff hopes ending following the fate of game #80. Let's see how it all breaks down.

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Flames Since the Deadline

Kent Wilson
April 06 2010 12:18AM


One of the sad realities of being a Flames fan the last few years has been the club's tendency to stumble down the stretch. Under Playfair, the club went 9-8-1 the last 6 weeks before slinking into the post-season and getting roasted by the Red Wings. In Keenan's first season, Calgary went 8-6-1 down the stretch. Last year was the famous Jokinen/injury/cap pinch fiasco and the record was appropriately poor: 9-11-0.

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Better...But Not Good Enough

Kent Wilson
April 05 2010 08:48AM

IL: Anaheim Ducks v Chicago Blackhawks


The Flames season of irony continued yesterday. Calgary as a team played their best game in recent memory...and, of course, ended up losing by a wide margin. Some of that is a credit to the team they were playing, but really, it's just par for the course for this club in 2009-10.

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The Situation Room

Pat Steinberg
April 05 2010 08:43AM

Calgary Flames v New York Islanders

Well, after an Easter to forget for the Calgary Flames and their faithful, just where does it sit now? With all the positive vibes coming from a well played 2–1 victory in Denver, a lot of it was undone with a 4-1 loss in Chicago on Sunday afternoon. Let's take a look at the situation as it sits now.

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