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Game 39: Flames en route to Chicago

Game 39: Flames en route to Chicago

In the first game of 2009, Todd Bertuzzi scored the game winning goal (courtesy of David Moss and Craig Conroy) as the Flames defeat the Nashville Predators 3-2. Curtis Glencross and Daymond Langkow also chipped in with goals to tie the game at two. Consequently, the Flames have now won 5 games in a row and have accumulated points in 10 straight games. Although they lacked intensity on man advantages, their penalty killing was perfect especially as they killed the…

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Game 38: Flames on the road again ….to Nashville

Game 38: Flames on the road again ….to Nashville

The Flames completed the year 2008 in a glamorous fashion as they defeated the Oilers 6-4 on New Year’s Eve. In this hard earned victory, there were a couple of notable insights apparent in their performance: They scored three times on man advantage; Captain Jarome Iginla ended his scoring drought as he and Michael Cammalleri scored twice to create the fire power for their team; Adrian Aucoin and Dustin Boyd also chipped in to extend the scoring gap. Subsequently, the…

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Game 37: Flames host the Edmonton Oilers

Game 37: Flames host the Edmonton Oilers

Flames earn points in 8 straight games as they defeat the Wilds 2-1 on home ice. In this low scoring game, both Daymond Langkow and Eric Nystrom were the ice breakers for their team. Subsequently, the Flames conclude the month of December with a final game on home ice as they battle their Albertan counterparts, the Edmonton Oilers on December 31st.

Game 36: Flames host the Minnesota Wild

Game 36: Flames host the Minnesota Wild

In an impressive 6-3 victory on home ice, Rene Bourque was rewarded by his first career hat trick. Roy, Aucoin and Bertuzzi topped this performance with goals of their own. Despite giving up two goals initially, the Flames’ performance was outstanding as they won 60% of the draws and quickly picked up pace by out shooting their opponents 42-30. Alas, they were 0/4 on the power play and Regehr’s tripping penalty at 8.16 also gave the Senators an opportunity to…

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Game 35: Flames host the Ottawa Senators

Game 35: Flames host the Ottawa Senators

On the 23rd of December, Prime Minister Stephen Harper was present at the Pengrowth Saddledome to witness the performance of the Flames as they defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-3. In what was an impressive win, the home team definitely displayed one of their best performances on ice – Cammalleri, Conroy, Giordano and Iginla collected multiple points. Brent Sutter made an impressive impact on offence in his first debut as he and David Moss contributed goals to help his team mates…

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Game 34: Flames host the Anaheim Ducks

Game 34: Flames host the Anaheim Ducks

Congratulations and saluting the Captain Jarome Iginla for accomplishing his 800th career point in a 3-2 OT loss against the Chicago Blackhawks. Something certainly seemed amiss on Friday night’s performance as the Flames ended their winning streak on home ice. They were 0-4 on the power play and gave up one power play goal to plummet their penalty killing statistics to 85.14%. Despite the odds, they managed to get a point and will hopefully put this loss behind them as…

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Game 33: Flames host the Chicago Blackhawks

Game 33: Flames host the Chicago Blackhawks

The Flames strike for two in a 3-2 win courtesy Todd Bertuzzi who scores in overtime to help his team mates end this road trip in a positive light. Alas it had been challenging to keep the Wilds on guard as Gaborik tied the game at the 15.17 mark of the third; nonetheless, the Flames had persevered. With the well earned two points, they have clinched the 3rd spot in the western division as they come home to host the…

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Game 32: Flames visit the Wilds in Minnesota

Game 32: Flames visit the Wilds in Minnesota

The 3 game losing streak came to an end for the Flames in St. Louis as they defeated the Blues 6-3 in an “action packed” game that encompassed multiple goal scorers, a couple of two men disadvantages and conspicuous rivalry between the two teams. Despite the twelve penalties called against the Flames, it was undoubtedly thrilling to witness them kill all but one penalty and stand tall as they head off to Minnesota for one more road game against the…

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Game 31: Flames on the road again to visit the Blues

Game 31: Flames on the road again to visit the Blues

Despite earning a point on Friday, the 3-2 (S/O) loss for the Flames had been disconcerting primarily because they had lost to the # 10th team in the Eastern conference division. More importantly they had not been defeated by the Panthers at the Saddledome since November 6, 1999. Along with this setback, there were noteworthy discrepancies also apparent.

Game 30: Flames host the Florida Panthers

Game 30: Flames host the Florida Panthers

In a 4-3OT loss last night, the Calgary Flames managed to challenge their counterparts and earned a point against them. Their efforts were well recognized as they out played their opponents most of the game, firing 32 shots at Ty Conklin to an extent that Babcock had to reshuffle his lines after the 1st. Alas, the Detroit Red Wings would not have it any other way but, it was Curtis McElhinney who looked much better than his opponent stopping a…

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