Post-Game: Smith-less Flames exposed by the Red Wings

The Calgary Flames lost to the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. In their first game without Mike Smith – who’s been the safety blanket to the team’s Linus Van Pelt – they looked flat, rudderless and lost. They trailed for almost the entire game and then a frustrated team contributed to a clown show…


Going one-on-one with Doug Gilmour

It’s probably safe to characterize Doug Gilmour as a pretty good hockey player. During his illustrious National Hockey League career, he had 1,400 points, 1,300 penalty minutes, stints as captain in Toronto and Chicago, and a Stanley Cup win with the Calgary Flames in 1989. Gilmour has chronicled his life and hockey career in his…


FGD 18: On the road again (5:30pm MT, SN West)

After seven games and roughly two and a half weeks at home, the Calgary Flames (10-7-0) have packed their bags (and their sweet white jerseys) and hit the road for a six game road trek across America. Their journey begins in the shiny new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, where they face the Red Wings…


Flames recall Jon Gillies from Stockton, Mike Smith out day-to-day

The Calgary Flames will be without goaltender Mike Smith for a little while, but they’re going to be getting some backup from their farm team. The club announced today that Smith is out day-to-day with an upper-body injury, and that they’ve recalled Jon Gillies from the American Hockey League’s Stockton Heat on an emergency basis….