Yeah, so you might say this is a biggie for us.
I’m going to change my perspective on this team, I guess. I’ve been looking at this slump all wrong.
Welcome to the 10th Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 58th game of the season on Feb. 19, 2009.
From December to the end of January, the Flames lost just five games in regulation. Their record was an astonishing 16-5-3, a win % of 66.7.
All that glorious, glorious work in the third period goes for nothing. Figures.
Yeah we said it. We are going to defend Gary Bettman. So what? Wanna fight about it?
Welcome to the ninth Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 57th game of the season on Feb. 17, 2009.
I hate playing the Vancouver Canucks. Partially because they’ve been an eminently hate-able team for a long time.
We’re be trotting out a new weekly feature starting today. It will focus mostly on the NHL, but if there’s a sporting story big enough to be mentioned in the same breath as hockey, we might consider it.
Well I mean sure, the game was a total gong show and every defenseman on both teams acted like matadors for the oncoming opposition, but hey, a win’s a win. …Right?
Welcome to the eighth Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 56th game of the season on Feb. 14, 2009.
Despite playing some lousy hockey in the prior two games, Flames have the chance to escape this 3 game sojourn with a 5 of a possible 6 points this evening. A good measure of the Flames “success” in California was had thanks to Miikka Kiprusoff, who looked something like the Vezina winner he once was….