Gameday Preview: Tampa Bay

Robert Cleave
December 07 2010 08:45AM


PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 18: Steven Stamkos  of the Tampa Bay Lightning scores the hattrick in the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on November 18, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)



The Flames make a brief pit stop in town this evening before they head to the West Coast for a couple of matches, but tonight's affair is an interesting one to say the least. The Lightning have some pretty famous men in their employ, and have likely needed good work from all of them to overcome some horrific netminding.


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Dec. 6 Potpourri

Kent Wilson
December 06 2010 11:53AM



With the Flames languishing in the conference basement, here's a collection of thoughts bouncing around my head in no particular order.

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Postgame: How About That Penalty Kill

Pat Steinberg
December 05 2010 08:26PM

CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 30: Tomas Kopecky  of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates a goal by teammate Jonathan Toews  in the 3rd period against the St. Louis Blues at the United Center on November 30, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Blues 7-5. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

**NOTE - No scoring chances tonight due to technical difficulties**

It was either a special teams display or a special teams nightmare, depending on how you decide to look at Sunday's 4-2 Calgary Flames loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.  The Hawks scored four times on the man advantage while Calgary generated all of their offence the same the end, the Flames would fail to put back to back wins together once again.

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Game No. 27: Here goes nothin'

Ryan Lambert
December 05 2010 04:40PM

Uh oh.

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FGD: I'm Not Afraid (Not Afraid)

Pat Steinberg
December 05 2010 02:14PM

The Calgary Flames bucked that Windy City monkey off their back last month with a 7-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks, snapping an eight game losing streak against them.  Tonight, they take on the Hawks for the first time at the United Center with a familiar face back in the lineup (5 pm, Sportsnet Flames and The FAN 960).  Ales Kotalik makes his return to the lineup, his first game of the season.

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