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Black Box: Week 5

    Five weeks and 13 games into the season and the Flames are playing exactly .500 hockey, just like the Ottawa Senators and Vancouver Canucks.  I didn’t expect to ever put that sentence together. Calgary’s offense has been struggling, managing just 30 goals in 13 games, more than just Detroit, Los Angeles, Anaheim and…

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Postgame: Rope-a-Dope

The Calgary Flames didn’t necessarily carry the play Sunday night, and they kinda took a page out of their opponents book en route to a 2-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.  The Flames didn’t generate a ton offensively, they scored a powerplay goal, relied on their goaltender, and got back to the .500 mark.  No…

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LARAQUE: NHL STEROID USE WIDESPREAD?

Former Edmonton Oiler Georges Laraque doesn’t name names, but the retired tough guy says the use of steroids and performance-enhancing drugs was not uncommon during his time in the NHL. In a book to be released by Viking Canada, The Story of the NHL’s Unlikeliest Tough Guy, that is bound to send ripples through the…

Game 13 – Flames vs Avalanche Live Chat

Game 13 – Flames vs Avalanche Live Caht It’s been the best and blurst of times for the Flames so far on their sojourn away from the Done. They put together a fairly solid effort against Detroit in Detroit only to fall flat on their faces the next night against Buffalo. The Red Wings game featured some…