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Calgary Flames Fan Blog | Est. 2004

Post-game summary, team news, and commentary.

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Losers Again: Calgary 1 – NJ 2 (SO)

What do you get when you put two of the most boring hockey teams together in the same room? Boring hockey. Aptly summed up in this tweet: @DarrenZed I think the #Flames and #Devils are in the midst of setting back the #NHL a decade or so. Actually, the game wasn't...

Loss Again: calgary 1 – new york 2

Someone please tell me why Derek Boogaard has an NHL contract? His sole purpose is to injure other players. This is what's wrong with the NHL, they either intentionally or unintentionally breed violence. This has lead to a deterioration of the on ice product in many...

Refs Rob Flames of Win: Calgary 4 – Detroit 5 (OT)

How much money changes hands to fix NHL games do you think? The answer is not as much as NFL, college, or NBA. Nonetheless you have to really shake your head at officiating. Calgary as a whole got the royal screw job from officials today in both the NHL and the CFL....

Stomped: Calgary 7 – Chicago 2

The Calgary Flames needed this. Sitting at 14th sot just above the lowly Edmonton Oilers, the Flames were looking for momentum facing off against the reigning Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks. Calgary doesn't have a good history with beating the Hawks. Couple...

Flames Approaching Bottom Feeders: Calgary 1 – Phoenix 3

Let me break down this game the way I saw it. I actually thought the Flames played a decent game. In fact, they should've won but bad luck truly stymied the team. I'll get to my complaints about how horrific the officiating/diving was from the sad excuse of an NHL...

Jarome Iginla Trade Rumors

Let me chime in briefly on the Jarome Iginla trade rumors. Yes, he makes lots of cash, yes he hasn't been preforming. But NO. There's no trade that would work for Calgary--at least not now. Maybe when he's a bit older and the Flames are clearly never a cup contender...

Abysmal Slump Continues: Sharks 4 – Calgary 3

I don't think anybody anywhere thought Calgary would win this game. they made it closer than it really should've been, but the Flames just aren't a good team right now. Since day one consistency has been the issue, and it showed again today. The 'new' #1 line of...

Lost Cause: Calgary 4 – Phoenix 5

Just when you think the Flames could get on a roll and get out of the bowels of the Western Division they pull another stinker. Consistency is the name of the game for this team, and they just don't have it. When you look closer though, some glaring issues come to the...

Third Period Save: Calgary 4 – Avalanche 2

The Calgary Flames aren't playing a lot of hockey this week, so it's imperative that they find winning ways so they don't have to dwell on a loss. An already fragile psyche doesn't need any more problems....like the existing ineptitude to score goals. Calgary didn't...

Calgary 1 – Detroit 2

Well they stopped the bleeding but they haven't made any inroads to playing winning hockey. Calgary lost yet again and the frustrating thing is this team is the SAME TEAM from the past two years (if not more). Same problems, same lack of scoring, same junk. And a...

Ouch: Flames 2 – Capitals 7

Yea, seven goals. Jarome Iginla, none, in fact, he's getting worse. Calgary was off to a 2-0 start but gave up quick goals twice to get hammered 7-2. Bad penalties started the downward spiral which lead to the inevitable pounding. Not worth typing if the FLames can't...

Flames 5 – Avalanche 6

The Flames could help themselves win if they could muster enough desire to skate with young blood. Colorado doesn't really boast a bonafide star. Sure, maybe Hedjuk is in the mix, but he's washed up....kinda of like Jarome Iginla. Why the Flames lost tonite? Simply...

Craig Conroy Celebrates 1000 Games

Surprisingly the elder statesman Conroy hasn't hit 1000 games, whereas Langkow and Iginla have. Nonetheless, the achievement is a milestone in one's career, and it will even come with a silver stick presented by the Flames (not sure if that's tonight.) Here what's...