Lock and Load: Flames Going For It

March 4th, 2009 | Posted in CPuck Blog | By: D'Arcy McGrath

Never mind that quiet deadline business …

The Calgary Flames have officially served notice that this is their year, they plan on coming out of the west and they are willing to roll the dice to do it.
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Rubber Hits the Road

February 19th, 2009 | Posted in CPuck Blog | By: D'Arcy McGrath

An old saying “when rubber hits the road” describes a call to action, or when an event starts or begins.

For the Flames they’d like to see less action, as in less shots and hostility around goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff when they take to the ice against the Minnesota Wild tonight.
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Flames Swept by Hawks at Home 5-2

February 5th, 2009 | Posted in CPuck Blog, Game Takes | By: Daniel Lemmon

The Flames have dropped two in a row, those games coming on the Flames most recent two game road trip, so with Calgary returning to the friendly confines of the Pengrowth Saddledome, it was unfortunate that the visitors were the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Blackhawks have completely dominated the Flames this season, heck they’ve completely dominated all the teams North of the 49th. Combine that with the fact that Nikolai Khabibulin has throughout his career owned the number of the Calgary Flames franchise and the magic eight ball’s prediction was an easy one: “Outlook not so good.” – Full Article –

Calgary 5 Columbus 4 (SO)

January 22nd, 2009 | Posted in CPuck Blog, Game Takes | By: Jason Parkin

Calgary hasn’t lost 3 games in a row in regulation time since November of 2007,  but tonight they were up against a determined Columbus team that wanted to be the ones to break that impressive streak and continue their recent success in the Saddledome. The Blue Jackets gave the Flames everything they had, but in the end Calgary prevailed, even having to face their Achilles heel  – the dreaded shootout. – Full Article –

Bertuzzi Bumps Slump in Land of 10,000 Lakes

December 17th, 2008 | Posted in CPuck Blog, Game Takes | By: Gunnar Benediktsson

Calgary 3 Minnesota 2 (OT)

Prior to the puck-drop, did anyone else just get a feeling that this would be the night Bertuzzi shook the monkey off his back?
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