Backlund Recalled

After being assigned to the Abbotsford Heat on Sunday morning, the Calgary Flames have recalled forward Mikael Backlund; he’ll join the team in Vancouver ahead of their game against the Canucks tomorrow night.  Backlund played one game with the Heat, going pointless as the team was shutout 4-0 by Manitoba.


The Rise and Fall of Darryl Sutter – Part 1: Sutter’s Genius

Few figures in the history of the Calgary Flames have been more contentious than Darryl Sutter. Both universally loved and universally reviled at points during his seven year reign as the club’s general manager, Sutter is a man of competing, dichotomous narratives: the idiot and the savant, if you will. each seemingly valid and both…


Postgame: Well, One Team Showed Up

and one team didn’t.  Riding a four game win streak and still needing points, the Calgary Flames were uninspired and sloppy, and they weren’t good enough to win – so they didn’t.  The New York Islanders rolled into the Saddledome on Monday night and walked away with a 5-2 win; a win that was far…