Postgame: Well Earned

Pat Steinberg
February 07 2011 10:51PM

As a lot of us expected, it was a tight and hard fought hockey game Monday night at the 'Dome, and on this night, it was the Calgary Flames coming out on top with a 3-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.  The term "it could have gone either way" really did apply on this night, but the Flames did more than enough to earn the two points in a physical, chippy, mean hockey game.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 55 versus Chicago

Kent Wilson
February 07 2011 10:09PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20799

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FGD: Lets Do That Again

Pat Steinberg
February 07 2011 11:48AM

Saturday's game between the Flames and Kings at the Scotiabank Saddledome was a lot of fun and gave us a good preview of the type of hockey Calgary might be in for down the stretch.  It was two teams with very little seperating them going shot for shot, and it took seven rounds of a shootout to finish it.  It's on Calgary to duplicate their effort tonight when they take on the Chicago Blackhawks for the third time this year (7:30 pm, Sportsnet West and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).

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Gameday Preview: They Still Might Be Giants

Kent Wilson
February 07 2011 09:40AM




In the first meeting of the year between these two squads, the Flames were able to flip the script a bit and handed the Hawks one of their worst losses of the season with a 7-2 beat down. Chicago evened things up in December with a 4-2 victory, even though they were missing a few key pieces, including Patrick Kane who left the game early with an ankle sprain.

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February 7 News and Notes

Robert Cleave
February 07 2011 12:34AM



 The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.

Joseph Wood Krutch


We've hit the final two months, and the NHL season has become a bit more interesting, with tight standings and injury news seemingly having almost every team on edge. In this week's look at matters around the league, the Flames return home for yet another crucial stretch, an improbable comeback story is a go in Denver and the Steel City suffers losses in more ways than one or two.


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