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GDFD No. 40: Big Dog v. Little Dog

                         Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 40th game of the season on Dec. 31, 2009.

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*12/30/09* Flames v. Kings Postgame: Conroy Scores!

Calgary Flames: 2 — Rene Bourque, Craig ‘FREAKING’ Conroy [GWG] Los Angeles Kings: 1 — Scott Parse After a disappointing day for three Canadian defenceman who regularly wear the flaming ‘C’, the Flames looked to make it two in a row. Dion Phaneuf took out his frustration early as he laid out Anze Kopitar as…

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Noteworthy day for Flames Olympic hopefuls

With both the Canadian and Finnish roster’s being announced today, it was a big day for several Flames Olympic hopefuls. Flames captain Jarome Iginla was a lock for the Canadian team, but Jay Bouwmeester appeared to be a "bubble" player and fellow defencemen Dion Phaneuf and Robyn Regher appeared to be longshots at best. On…

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Flames’ all-decade team

This is traditionally the time to look back at the year and/or decade that has just passed and lacking the imagination to do otherwise, we will do the same here.

*12/28/09* FLAMES V. OILERS POSTGAME: SLUMPBUSTER!

Calgary Flames: 4 — Rene Bourque (3) [GWG], Mark Giordano Edmonton Oilers: 1 — Ryan Potulny The Edmonton Oilers have become the ugly girl at the bar. And the Calgary Flames are the guy that’s had a run of bad luck, striking out with any girl that’s looked his way recently. Well, sometimes you just gotta…

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OLYMPIC FEVER’S UPON US: RUSSIA, SWEDEN NAME ROSTERS

With the Olympics just under seven weeks away, Russia and Sweden have named their respective Ice Hockey rosters, while we Canadians patiently wait until Wednesday at 10:00 am (MT) for Steve Yzerman and company to announce our roster. With months of speculation behind us, we have but a few more days to come up with…

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Around the league – Dec 24 2009

Merry Christmas to all our loyal Nation readers, with your help we continue to grow and we look forward to bigger and better things in the New Year. In less than a week the most anticipated announcement of the Olympics will occur: Steve Yzerman will announce the players for the men’s hockey team.