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Flames Acquire Vandermeer from Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers have sent tough guy defenceman Jim Vandermeer to the Flames for a 2009 third round pick. Vandermeer, 27, has three goals, 15 points and 71 penalty minutes in 54 games this season with the Blackhawks and Flyers. He was originally signed as a...

Flames 4 – Coyotes 1

I only caught about half this game, but WTF?! Honestly, people, please, explain what the hell is wrong with this team? Great showing tonight, a near complete game, but they crap their pants for the two games prior? Are they going to poop the sheets tomorrow too? We'll...

Flames 2 – Ducks 4 (Corey Perry is a Coward)

Calgary Flames Just Can't Produce On Ice This team's gotta be bi-polar. Fresh off their most recent California shalacking against the lowly Kings, Calgary came out with a taste of bitterness against the Ducks. A sense of urgency, something that's seen every other game...

Flames 3 – Kings 6

Yes fans, the score is correct. Calgary lost against one of the worst teams in the NHL. Should you be surprised? Probably not, the team has been playing below average for almost a month now. Is there cause for concern? I'd say so. With a talented club and a coach...

Flames 4 – Sharks 3 (OT)

Gosh, you really wanted to blame the refs in this one on the refs, calling seven straight penalties against the Flames, but really you couldn't. A total of eleven shots on goal for the Flames compared to 31 for the Sharks was the tally at the end of two periods....

BOA Fights

The latest installment of the Battle of Alberta that saw numerous majors: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm32NEKoJ_w] HockeyFights.com (bless them) ranked Moreau with the 86% win. Actually, Hockeyfights.com is cool, the idiot Yankees who vote in the system...

Calgary 4 – Edmonton 1

Battle of Alberta Rages On The second game in a week between provincial rivals went down in Calgary early Saturday evening. The highly anticipated event comes soon after the most recent brush up in Edmonton last week where fists were flying but Edmonton took the upper...

Zack Stortini – NHL’s Worst Lover

Just in time for Valentine's day I thought we'd show you the lighter side of hockey--the lovin. It's time we divulge the worst kept secret in the NW division. Zack Stortini, 'tough guy' for the Edmonton Oilers, is hands down the crappiest lover in the NHL. Need proof?...

Flames Sign Dion Phaneuf to 6 Year Deal

*Six Year Deal Confirmed* Flames fans should be happy to know that it is now official, Dion Phaneuf will remains a Flame into the 2015 season. Details below. The rumor mills have been swirling and fans have been sitting on the fence regarding the impending contract...

Flames 4 – Coyotes 3 (SO)

They didn't deserve it. There I said it. Quite frankly, if it wasn't for a last second goal with 7 seconds left in the game Flames fans would be crying for blood. The reality is the team played marginally better than they have in the last couple games and would be...

Flames 0 – Oilers 5

The Calgary Flames took another step backwards putting together one of their worst performances of the season. This postgame report will have nothing in it about the game since it was terrible to watch. Curtis Joseph let in five goals and the Flames all around played...

Flames 1 – Dallas 2

Having only played two games since the All-Star break, the Calgary Flames were well rested against a Dallas team that played last night in Edmonton. The usual dead crowd did nothing to help along the home-team so it was about 10 minutes before things really got...

Flames 2 – Wild 1

The Flames yelled on to take 2 points in a gritty divisional game and reclaim top spot in the NW division before the all-star break. The top line was silenced for most of the game whereas Stephane Yelle scored his second in a row and helped on the eventual game-winner...

Don Wittman Passes Away

CBC Sports Commentator Dies Early this afternoon much heralded CBC sports commentator Don Wittman passed away. He has covered many sports including athletics, baseball, basketball, golf, and is most known as a commentator for the CBC's CFL coverage, on Hockey Night in...

Flames 6 – Kings 1

The Calgary Flames returned to their winning ways by taking their second in a row against a LA team that, in all honesty, they are expected to beat. At this point in the season the team has been consistent in one thing--inconsistency. A strong December was followed by...