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Flames Come From Behind: Calgary 5 – Boston 4 (OT)

Flames Come From Behind: Calgary 5 – Boston 4 (OT)

The Johnny Hockey Show Well that was exciting! That’s two games in a row now where the Flames look like the Calgary Flames of old, winning games in the third period. Come back it’s back? They have some momentum behind them, With only five point separating the final playoff position, if they make a run now there’s a small chance. Leading the Flames? That diminutive yet explosive Johnny Gaudreau. His hat-trick, including the game winning goal in overtime, including his…

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Jekyll and Hyde – Calgary Flames v Dallas

Jekyll and Hyde – Calgary Flames v Dallas

No matter how hard they try the Calgary Flames just can’t seem to drop behind the lowly Edmonton Oilers. Calgary is teetering on last place in the NHL, but right now they sit 29th place just ahead of Edmonton who are on yet another quest of the number one draft pick. Whenever when wants to know is what’s wrong with this year’s edition? The demonstrable decline has perplexed everyone. This year’s Calgary Flames should’ve been last year’s edition. This team…

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Flames 3 – NJ 2

Flames 3 – NJ 2

Thus far in the 2015 season the Flames have struggled is there periodperiod. That’s a far cry from last year when the team was one of the league’s top third period performers. Four times the Flames have had third period leads and lost, would the same collapse happen tonight? Here’s the posting vignette.

Flames End Road Trip With Loss

Flames End Road Trip With Loss

There’s still a number of questions surrounding this year’s Calgary Flames, most noticeably on the defensive line. Taking home 2 points of a possible eight on their four game road trip, the team suffered their most recent loss against the Chicago Blackhawks last night. The problems? Well if you want an idea of how far away this team is from contending just look at how they stack up against an elite team like the Hawks. To put it simply: they…

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Two in a Row Flames 5 – Pittsburgh 2

Two in a Row Flames 5 – Pittsburgh 2

For the first time this season of the Flames have put together back to back wins.  the last time Pittsburgh was in town I remember leaving the game early because Crosby was lighting it up and a blowout was in the works. Today was a little different, the shaky Flames have yet to win and regulation at home  that haven’t had a lot of luck against the Penguins. Is the post game vignette.

Finding Their Way: Calgary 2 – Philadelphia 1 (OT)

Finding Their Way: Calgary 2 – Philadelphia 1 (OT)

Into just over 60 minutes but the Calgary Flames found a way to cap boring night of hockey into two  much-needed points.  The score sat at 1-1 after regulation as the two teams struggled to find their scoring touch. Here’s the post game vignette.

Flames Win Second Battle of Alberta Instalment: Calgary 5 – Oilers 4

Flames Win Second Battle of Alberta Instalment: Calgary 5 – Oilers 4

Sometimes you need to be lucky in order to be good. The Calgary Flames are not off to a good start, in fact they have begun the season with one of their worst in franchise history. To find some bounces to go their way would do wonders for their confidence. With only two wins on the season, and high expectations,  everyone is surprised of this year’s installment of Flames looks like what last year’s was supposed to look like. Heading into Edmonton…

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Flames Comeback Win in OT: Detroit 2 – Calgary 3

Flames Comeback Win in OT: Detroit 2 – Calgary 3

There’re times during this game that the Flames of old fans are used to seeing briefly appeared. It says that the team is still working out the kinks with new bodies and the new season. Here’s the post game vignette. I’m beginning to wonder whether or not the flames woes early on in the season is attributed to the coach’s insistence on playing favorites based on last years performance. How else can you explain Deryk Engelland playing on the second pairing…

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Flames Pounded 6-2 Versus Caps

Flames Pounded 6-2 Versus Caps

There were few positives in this game as the Calgary Flames took another step back in their development. Right now, this team is this year’s Edmonton Oilers. Fans will be making gifs of 5 Flames players watching the puck like idiots and Capitals potting goal after goal. Here is tonight’s vignette.

Tables Have Turned: Calgary 2 – Oilers 5

Tables Have Turned: Calgary 2 – Oilers 5

There was a time when the Calgary Flames used to dominate the Edmonton Oilers in the battle of Alberta. That time was the past 10 years if not more. But over the past 10 years Edmonton has been gifted first round draft pick after first round draft pick, and although messing it up for nearly a decade has made the organization and the laughing stock in the league, they are getting better. As for the Calgary Flames, they’re getting worse….

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