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POST-GAME: ♫ “What Can I Say?” ♫

  When it’s crunch time, when you need to have that win. When you are going against a team that you’ve recently dominated to get that win, then the formula should be fairly elementary to achive that goal, right? Tonight your Calgary Flames went into Nashville with the peace of mind knowing that they can…

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POST-GAME: I Ain’t No Fortunate Son

  When you’re beaten down 8-1, like the Stars were in their own barn, you have to know they were going to come out looking to take out all their frustrations at the first available opportunity; in this case, your Calgary Flames. Calgary wasn’t going to to get the benefit of facing the Stars’ back…

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POST-GAME: Icarus and the Wings…

  So where to begin tonight? Emotions have to be torn amongst fans tonight. Are you one that wanted to see the Flames win tonight, a chance to begin that mid-to-late season wiining streak, that once again might put them in playoff contention? Or were you hoping that the Flames would continue the spiral into…

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POST-GAME: Kings of Wishful Thinking

Okay, stop me if you’ve heard this one before… Tonight your Calgary Flames looked to reach the .500 mark. It’s the eighth time they’ve attempted the feat, succeeding once. In fact they were above the mark for a short period until this road trip After having their dignity, not to mention their you-know-what’s handed to…

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POST-GAME: Duck… Duck… Goosed!

  There were no travel delays involving the Flames game today, although given that Calgary was only 1 for 25 and 0 for their last 15 trips down to Anaheim… they maybe should have been hoping for one, or two. Calgary began their Californication putting their newly earned above .500 record on the line in…

POST-GAME: Sometimes, It’s All About The Numbers!

After missing 13 games, Calgary finally had their #1 goalie back. The team went 6-5-2 over those 13, so it’s up to you if that was unlucky or not. Tonight would also be the teams 7th stab at getting above the .500 mark. Would "7" be your Calgary Flames lucky number tonight? Again the team…

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Post-Game: Hey! Thanks For Showing Up Tonight!

  It was a game we weren’t even sure was going to take place given that at 2:00 pm MST, the Canucks hadn’t even left the Vancouver tarmac yet. A sever snow storm was threatening whether the team could land in Calgary, wich to a lot of Flames fans, was probably a mixed blessing. It…

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POST-GAME: Where the Wild Things Are

    Being that it was the third time your Calgary Flames have played these Minnesota Wild in the past sixteen days, you’d think there would be a solid game plan that would allow Calgary to get out of St. Paul with two points, a game above .500 and their third win in a row….

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POST-GAME: The Red Knight Rises

    When the news came down that the Phoenix Coyotes were going to play this one without the likes of Hanzel and Vrbata, there was little doubt that Calgary needed this one. Not just to get themselves back to the .500 mark but to show many that even with this mish-mash lineup, they could…

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POST-GAME: Lost in the Desert

      The Flames looked to go into the desert, find the magical oasis and leave with two points to finally put them over the .500 mark. Instead they ended up running out of gas, lost, and will be on the plane tending to some really bad dog bites. Experimenting with yet another goaltender,…

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Flames All Time Top 10 Draft Picks – #2 Brett Hull

    When you’re a kid that is drafted into the NHL in the first round, the honour unfortunately also comes with its share of pressure and expectations. When you’re the son of an NHL icon, there are even more pressures on you before you’ve taken your first step on NHL ice. But what about…

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POST-GAME: Wins Are Always Bigger in Texas!

    So after a terrible game against the Blues, what better team to get back in the saddle against than a team you just beat 7-4, right? With a ton of changes to the line-up, demotions, waivers and throwing yet another dart at the board for a centre, your Calgary Flames looked to do…