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Flames Finally Win in Battle of AB Part 4

Flames Finally Win in Battle of AB Part 4

Do you remember the Young Guns era? That team was really bad. Like, really bad. The Flames since March (probably since February (probably since January)) have been WORSE then the Young Guns. In fact, they have been playing as the worst team in the NHL. Pretty terrible for a cap team that was supposed to hit 100 points. HA! With off-season changes just around the corner, fans need to get through the final slow death of this team. Actually, most…

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Flames Sporadic Play Nets BOA Win

Flames Sporadic Play Nets BOA Win

The Flames haven’t beaten the Oilers in a couple of years. Before that, there was a stretch of what seemed like 10 years that Calgary kept winning. But as of late, the Flames couldn’t get up for the Battle of Alberta. Tonight it changed, most in part thanks to the play of Mike Smith in goal who was outstanding. Now will it be enough to start a trend as the season fades and the playoff aspirations with it? Here’s what…

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Flames Continue to Squander Points. Post Season Unlikely

Flames Continue to Squander Points. Post Season Unlikely

At this point the Flames have to play about .800 hockey to get into the post-season. Ya. Not going to happen. Playing tough competition in Pittsburgh, here are a few key takeaways. The D tightened things up led by the Captain. They need to continue upping their game though down the stretch. The top line is abysmal. Gaudreau can’t generate chances by himself. A RW would help and right now GG only solution is Troy Brouwer. Just senseless. This is…

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Gulutzan Running Pre-Season Experiments in Game 64

Gulutzan Running Pre-Season Experiments in Game 64

After putting together 3 straight wins, the Flames were back to their old ways coming up short and fizzling out in a must win game. every game from here on in is a must win given how tight the Pacific Division is, and how little the Flames did at trade deadline. With the LA Kings and SJ Sharks getting better, a whole lot better, the Flames decided their deadline would amount to a waiver wire pickup. A castaway from the…

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4 of 6 wins on the road

4 of 6 wins on the road

The Flames are a road team and continued to show their wares across the league visiting the Eastern seaboard in the most recent trip. Although Calgary won 4 of 6, what was even better was how they kept up with the league’s best. There were mental break downs in their losses, but for the most part the team skated with the likes of Nashville and Boston. last night’s game was a solid way to cap off their road-trip with a…

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Flames Continue Winning Road Ways

Flames Continue Winning Road Ways

Calgary 3 – NYI 2 Well it’s be a while since the Flames pulled out a last minute victory hasn’t it? Calgary continued their road pace with their 16th win as they travel along the US Eastern sea board. Tonight was a homecoming of sorts for Travis Hamonic, who returned to NY to face his old team for the first time since being traded. He played a solid game (his partner less so) and contributed to the eventual game winner….

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Solid 58 minute game nets loss

Solid 58 minute game nets loss

Calgary is the only team that can play against the Division’s best team, lead with 1.5 minutes left in the game, and lose 4-2. Nobody else has the capacity to have a massive collapse like the Flames. Sitting out of a playoff spot, a win would vault them to second in the division and 8 points back of the Vega Golden Knights. Tonight’s loss puts them in 10th. What separates elite teams from the rest is quite simply mental toughness….

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Calgary Flames and Frogurt

Calgary Flames and Frogurt

Calgary came off their break and went back to their inconsistent ways. They head into the All-Star break now, but will face the Oilers tonight. Which team will show up? Who knows. I need to share this though, an awesome graphic by Reddit user Gaskal.

Flames Back to Old Ways: Calgary 1 – Buffalo 2 (OT)

Flames Back to Old Ways: Calgary 1 – Buffalo 2 (OT)

Which Calgary Flames came out of the 5 day mandated break? The December Flames, that’s who. That’s a non-playoff hockey team in case you’re wondering. That team is slow, constantly out battled, has a top line that takes the night off, and can’t generate any sense of identity. It’s a debacle on ice. You mind as well strap skates to Harvey the Hound because it won’t make a difference. The Flames had chance in spurts tonight, but couldn’t bury anything…

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Flames 3 – Wild 2 (OT)

Flames 3 – Wild 2 (OT)

Two out of three periods dominant, asleep during the third, and another OT thriller. That about sums up the Flames 4th win in a row, the highest such win-streak of the season. Hat tip to Mike Smith. He’s stellar on the road and shut the door tonight. Flames can brush up their game with some secondary scoring, and consistent effort on the forecheck. But let’s be frank–things are improving–which is what fans want to see as the push to the…

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