FlamesNation 2009-10 Western Conference Predictions

October 02 2009 12:00PM


Oh sure, we're only one game in... But we're undefeated. And based on this information and this information only, we think it's fair to make some predictions about how things are going to shape up in the West this season.

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Flames on pace for 82-0 season!

Jean Lefebvre
October 02 2009 10:43AM


One down, 81 to go . . .

The good: Rene Bourque and Mark Giordano, who hobbled out of the 2008-09 season, were in full stride to start 2009-10. Giordano's ice-breaking power-play goal was one slick piece of work.

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GDFD No. 1: Yessssssssssssssss!

Ryan Lambert
October 01 2009 04:50PM


Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s first game of the season on Oct. 1, 2009.

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2009-10 Flames Goats and Stars

September 30 2009 12:30PM


It's become a tradition: every year at FlamesNation (and at our sister sites OilersNation and CanucksArmy), our writers and commenters pick their stars — that one player who they will praise without end no matter what — and their goats — their yearly whipping-boy; he who can do no good for the season.

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Shut up and deal

Jean Lefebvre
September 29 2009 07:26PM


The first instinct is to trot out the old shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic metaphor, but that would be gratuitous.

In case you missed the self-wetting news, the Flames have rearranged the seating arrangement in their dressing room and the party line is that the stall shuffle is a further reminder that things are going to be a little different now that Marshal Brent C. Sutter is patrolling these parts.

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