Oilers 4, Flames 1: Six games left, eight points back

If you watched the Calgary Flames’ 2009 playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks, you likely remember Nikolai Khabibulin being unbeatable and Martin Havlat dominating with three goals and six points in Chicago’s six-game victory. By the time the sixth game of that series came along, the Flames looked frustrated beyond belief. Despite outshooting Chicago by…


Quotable: the Flames lose to the Oilers 4-1

The Calgary Flames’ playoff chances took a mighty big hit on Saturday night. In the early game on Hockey Night in Canada, Montreal beat Ottawa in overtime. In the late game, the Flames lost 4-1 to the Edmonton Oilers. Here are some selected quotes from the post-game media addresses.