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On the strength of regular offensive production from their big guns, the Calgary Flames are starting to win games with more consistency in recent weeks. Though there’s a long way to go in the season, the team feels like they are headed in the right direction.Just three weeks ago, the Flames were 8-12-1 in their first 21 games and seemed complacent with zero identity. Ever since then the team has worked their way back to .500 and has crept back into the playoff picture, thanks in large part to the top line featuring Jarome Iginla and Brendan Morrison.“I believe we’re going in the right direction and that we’re on our way up,” said Iginla, who was one of many Flames players that got off to a slow start. “We’re playing a lot better and feeling better about our game. We’re finding our way.“It’s something where, earlier in the season, you can’t really pinpoint (what was wrong). We were thinking too much and not using our instincts. We’ve been doing a lot more of that lately and making
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Coming into Tuesday’s game, the Calgary Flames had three in a row on the strength of its top line, featuring Jarome Iginla. In the previous three games, Iginla tallied six points. Linemate Brendan Morrison one-upped the captain with seven points in the same span. However, when they went toe-to-toe with the Preds on Tuesday, the Flames’ top guns didn’t get on the board.Ryan...
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Getting outplayed on both ends of the ice, the Tampa Bay Lightning find themselves in the midst of another ugly slump.
Hoping to avoid an eighth loss in nine games, the Lightning host a Calgary Flames team looking to pick up its play away from home during a road...
As the Flames march down the trail of indifference, it’s nice to know they have the ability to be “in” every game. The Flames showed a little spunk tonight with a come from behind 5-4 overtime loss against the very pedestrian T.B. Lightning. The effort included Jarome’s 496th career snipe as well as Matt Stajan’s 1st of the year. Oh indeed the Dion Phaneuf trade continues...
After clawing back from a 2-goal, third period deficit to tie the game in Tampa last night, the Flames ended up losing on a Steven Stamkos goal thirty seconds into overtime. They will be looking to add to their road trip point total tonight against the surprisingly good Florida Panthers. The Flames haven’t had the [...]
A MILESTONE EVENING
Netminder Leland Irving made his NHL debut on Friday night and it was quite the showing. While he appeared to be a tad nervous in the opening minutes, he had an extremely strong outing on...
The overtime goal comes after the Flames rally from a 4-2 deficit.
If the slumping Tampa Bay Lightning need any motivation for tonight's meeting with the Calgary Flames, there is probably a tape of a certain 2004 celebration lying around somewhere in the St. Pete Times Forum that could provide a bit of a spark.
Playing beyond regulation has been an issue for the Southeast Division-leading Panthers this season. Florida hopes to handle Calgary in 60 minutes and avoid a season-high fourth straight loss this evening with just its second home victory over the Flames since 1995.
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Jarome Iginla is asked for his views on the coaching style of Darryl Sutter.