The Weekly Ignition: October 22 2013

Ryan Pike
October 22 2013 10:14AM



It's been a busy week in the world of Calgary Flames, with the big club playing twice, the AHL club playing three games in three nights, the ECHL kicking off and basically every other affiliate and draft pick in action.

Here's your weekly look at what you need to know to start your week.

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Post-Game: Flames Crown Kings 3-2

Ryan Pike
October 21 2013 11:44PM

Smarting from a pair of losses in two earlier games in California, the Flames headed back south to Los Angeles hoping that the City of Angels would finally give them a better ending than their games with Anaheim or San Jose. And moreover, the team's coaching staff probably hoped for a better effort level from their club, especially after recalling a pair of new bodies hoping to get into the line-up.

Oh, and Mike Cammalleri joined the Flames for this game. That may be important later...

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FGD: A Royal Affair

Christian Roatis
October 21 2013 06:49PM

(Stick-tap to Lambert for the updated picture.)

When it comes to these California road trips, history hasn't been kind of the Calgary Flames - especially of late. And unfortunately history has an annoying habit of repeating itself.

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Flames Shuffle Roster: Two Recalls, Two Demotions

Ryan Pike
October 20 2013 02:21PM


Flames Blue Jackets Hockey
- pic via Halifaxdrunk


After a pair of tough losses, the Calgary Flames have made a handful of roster moves in preparation for their game with the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.

Per the AHL's website, the Flames have assigned defenseman Derek Smith and forward Blair Jones to the AHL's Abbotsford Heat. They have also summoned defenseman Chris Breen and forward Roman Horak from the Heat.

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Post Game: Thoughts From A Sad, Drunk Man

October 19 2013 11:57PM



Was it Benjamin Franklin, or possibly even Scott Oake who once uttered that famous phrase: "...but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except refs and offensive zone penalties"?

I'm being told that neither man said anything close to resembling this, but regardless, it's a nice frame for tonight's theme. Your Calgary Flames fall 6-3 to the ridonculously good San Jose Sharks, but despite everything, the Flames possibly might not just a little bit maybe didn't deserve to lose this one.

Although they still did.

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