Flames Game No.75 - King Lear

Kent Wilson
March 21 2011 07:05PM


In my writings on the bounces and their effect on results, I've often referred to the percentages as "the hockey gods". Things seem to be regressing back to the mean for the Flames after enjoying the favor of the hockey gods since about mid-January, resulting in their recent struggles. As such, if Calgary loses tonight Flames fans will no doubt feel like the Earl of Gloucester from King Lear: "As flies to wanton boys were are to th' gods, they kill us for their sport."

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FGD: Crunch Time

Pat Steinberg
March 21 2011 12:10PM

Following a tough overtime loss last night in Anaheim, the Calgary Flames get right back on the horse tonight as they take on the Los Angeles Kings for the final time this season (8:30 pm, Sportsnet West and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).  The Flames are starting to see their margin for error disappear, and a point last night was big, but they're going to need to rack up some regulation wins in their final eight games if the postseason is to be a reality.

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Postgame: That One Stings

Pat Steinberg
March 20 2011 09:54PM

The Calgary Flames did so much positive Sunday night in Anaheim, erasing a three goal deficit and being in a position to come away with a massive regulation win.  Instead, a late powerplay goal from Teemu Selanne sent this game to overtime before the Ducks were able to use a Toni Lydman winner for another crucial victory.  It's a disappointing 5-4 loss for Calgary, and it makes tomorrow's game in Los Angeles even more important.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 74 versus Anaheim

Kent Wilson
March 20 2011 09:06PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 21085

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Game No. 74: California dreamin'

Ryan Lambert
March 20 2011 05:34PM

This is the first day of the rest of your season.

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