Black Box: Week 10

Robert Vollman
December 12 2011 09:10AM



The Calgary Flames are making the very most of the soft part of their schedule, and their .517 points percentage now includes them in a gigantic tie for 18th overall, just two points out of the final post-season position to which Nashville is hanging on like Chris Chelios to his NHL career.

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Nation Network Hockey Pool, December 11th Edition

Jonathan Willis
December 11 2011 10:05PM

Another week, another update of the Nation Network Hockey Pool. This week features a new leader in the standings.

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VOICE OF THE NATION - The Weak in Review

Vintage Flame
December 11 2011 01:53PM


For most of the season we have  tried to dissect the play of the Flames and where it was going wrong and ultimately where was it headed. Many of the fans were emphatic about not seeing this team struggle for the first half like last season and then attempt to make another miracle run at the post season. It didn’t work last year, it wouldn’t work this year, and ultimately it was going to pre-emptively ruin what the Flames needed to do going into the draft to right this wayward ship.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 29 versus Edmonton Oilers

Kent Wilson
December 11 2011 01:20PM




Final score: 3-0 W

Final Summary


Head-to-head ice


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Postgame: Elementary

Pat Steinberg
December 11 2011 02:03AM

You can make it eight in a row for the Calgary Flames over their provincial rivals, as the Flames were victorious in round three of the Battle of Alberta, taking a 3-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.  While it was close in the opening 20 minutes, the Flames gradually took this one over and snuffed out their upstart rivals to get above the .500 mark for the first time this season.

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