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FGD #36: Storming the Castle (8:30pm MT, SNW)

The Calgary Flames complete their pre-Christmas schedule tonight in Los Angeles. Despite all the disappointment and frustration over their present eight-game winless streak (0-7-1), a lot of that apprehension would be eliminated with two points against the Los Angeles Kings.

Sunday Open Thread: Eight Misbehavin’

View image | gettyimages.com The Flames got a point last night, their first such standings point in 17 days. Since December 4, they’re 0-7-1. Granted, a lot of the past 17 days has been horrid luck, but occasional lapses have come back to haunt the Calgary Flames in a big way lately. So our Sunday…

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Post-Game: The Loser Point

View image | gettyimages.com The Calgary Flames finally earned another point – their first since their OT win against Colorado on December 4 – via a 3-2 overtime loss against Vancouver. So ends 17 point-less days this month, and hopefully a sign that the tide is turning. They’re back in action on Monday night in…

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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Another week is in the books, and that means it’s time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, our friends at the Royal Half round up a summary of the week that was from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division.

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FGD #35: The Panic Button (8pm MT; CBC)

The Calgary Flames (17-15-2) have lost 7 games in a row. Their opponents tonight, the Vancouver Canucks (), have lost 5 games in a row. A streak will end tonight. I really hope it’s Calgary’s streak, because I am sick of writing the same “The Flames played well but something went bad and they lost!”…

The Fantasy Minute

As always, we bring you NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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Post-Game: Seven Straight Losses

Calgary’s losing streak has stretch to seven games following a 2-1 home loss to the Dallas Stars. The Flames generated one goal, which is never a recipe for success unless your goalie is godly. Jonas Hiller was merely good, so the local hockey heroes limp towards Christmas trying to snap their losing string.

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FGD #34: Shooting Stars (7pm MT; SN West)

View image | gettyimages.com The Calgary Flames are in the midst of a six-game losing streak and are bracing themselves for three games in four nights – in three different cities – before being off for four days for Christmas. The first test for them comes at home against the Dallas Stars. The Flames (17-14-2)…

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The Roundup

Oilers fire Eakins, Flames extend Hartley, Taylor Hall rumors, Ryan Miller as a back-up, Jets defensive woes, Leafs PDO, World Juniors and more in this weeks Roundup

Bob the Builder Is The Right Man For the Job – For Now

View image | gettyimages.com The timing of the announcement couldn’t have been more perfect. If ever there was a time to make a statement as to the absolute certainty of the Calgary Flames’ feeling they have the right man for the job, it’s to extend the head coach of a rebuilding franchise during a six-game…

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Five things: I guess I knew it was coming

1. Well well well Since the last publication in this space here, the Flames have gone 0-fer in five straight games, running their losing streak to six. In reading the comments here on the site and in other Flames-related destinations around the internet, from people who swore up and down that all the winning the team…