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Post-Game: Sloppy Day in Canada

The streak is dead. Long live the streak. The Calgary Flames attempted to shake off the bye week dust on Saturday afternoon at the Scotiabank Saddledome in a rare afternoon tilt with the Winnipeg Jets. Fans were treated to a game of fits and starts and, occasionally, some speed and skill from the Jets. But…

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FGD 46: A brunch date with the Jets (1pm MT, CBC)

The Calgary Flames (25-16-4) have been off since Sunday, when they beat the Carolina Hurricanes. The Winnipeg Jets (26-13-7) have been off since Saturday, when they lost to the Minnesota Wild. Now both Western Canadian clubs meet in an effort to shake off the rust of their bye weeks, capture some points, and to celebrate…

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Special teams units still face some big challenges

Through the first half of the season, the Calgary Flames have been a weirdly inconsistent team. For an illustration of what we mean by “inconsistent,” we dug into the team’s special teams progress and processes this season. The aim of power plays is to score goals and of penalty kills is to prevent them –…