Flames Scoring Chances Game 46 - versus Montreal

Kent Wilson
January 17 2011 08:22PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20680

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Game No. 45: Winning is losing

Ryan Lambert
January 17 2011 05:11PM

Calgary has an awful good chance to wrap up this long East Coast road trip at 3-0-1 tonight. Whether or not that's a good thing is up to you.

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FGD: Bonjour Montreal

Pat Steinberg
January 17 2011 12:24PM

The Calgary Flames look to finish off a four game road trip on a strong note when they take on the Montreal Canadiens for the first time this season (5:30 pm, Sportsnet West and The FAN 960).  The Flames took wins in Ottawa and Toronto over the weekend and are playing their best hockey of the season, sitting 6-2-2 in their last 10 games.

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Gameday Preview: Buts? Pas Ici.

Robert Cleave
January 17 2011 08:14AM

The Flames head to one of my favourite cities on the continent for a meeting with Les Glorieux this evening, and one issue that we've discussed ad nauseum around these parts is equally at play for the hosts, since they can't throw it in the ocean on most evenings themselves.

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The Rise and Fall of Darryl Sutter - Part 3, Sutter the Messiah

Kent Wilson
January 16 2011 11:00AM



Part 1 - Sutter's Genius

Part 2 - Sutter's Fortune

A mix of favorable conditions and Sutter's brand of failure-averse leadership were necessary but not sufficient factors in his eventual installment as the organization's autocrat. It's true that Darryl instilled a new brand of hockey in a unwieldy and seemingly defunct organization. It's also true that he happened upon the throne at precisely the time when various factors were coalescing to foment a more success-friendly atmosphere. The maturation of organizational conerstones such as Jarome Iginla and Robyn Regehr in concert with the improvement of the Canadian dollar and the institution of a salary cap were the fruits of previous sacrifices and the fortunes of chance. The timing seems remarkable in retrospect, but was perceived as destinal at the time. 

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