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from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, Considering it’s a meeting between the Western Conference’s 11th and 14th place teams, it may be overstating matters to describe Saturday’s matchup between the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers as the Battle of Alberta. For now, call it the minor altercation of Alberta, which has a new oddball subtext, thanks to Calgary’s recent Mike Cammalleri acquisition.
The Flames now have three University of Michigan alumni on the roster - Cammalleri, plus the injured Brendan Morrison and David Moss. The Oilers, meanwhile, feature three of their arch rivals, former Michigan State stars Shawn Horcoff, Corey Potter and Jeff Petry. Maybe if no one’s paying attention locally, the TV numbers on Hockey Night In Canada can be bolstered by the overnights from the Windsor/Detroit area.
Still, rivalries - any kind of rivalries - always enhance match-ups and goodness knows, Calgary-Edmonton needs some enhancing these days, with the Oilers plunging fast, t...
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Calgary Flames left wing Curtis Glencross is expected to be sidelined for six weeks with an injured medial collateral ligament.
The Flames placed Glencross on injured reserve Friday, three days after he hurt his knee in a game against San Jose.
Glencross is tied with captain Jarome Iginla for the team lead in goals and has 33 points for the season.
The Flames signed the 29-year...
One sabermetric issue that I am watching this season is how well is Brendan Morrison of the Calgary Flames doing. Brendan Morrison is a test case on the Corsi theory. The idea behind Corsi theory is that counting attempted shots both for and against is a very strong gage of puck possession. This is more useful that looking at goals scored based analysis because goals are strongly...
CALGARY, AB—The Calgary Flames announced today that they have reassigned forward Paul Byron to the Abbotsford Heat. Additionally, the Flames announced that forward Curtis Glencross has been placed on the IR with an MCL injury (minimum 6 weeks).
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The Calgary Flames and Los Angeles Kings have been playing low-scoring games for the majority of the season. And with the goaltenders they have, it's easy to see why.
Miikka Kiprusoff made 31 saves and stopped two of the three shots he faced in a shootout, leading the Flames to a 2-1 victory over the Kings on Thursday night. Calgary is 7-17-3 when scoring fewer than three goals...
CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have reassigned forward Paul Byron to the Abbotsford Heat. Additionally, the Flames announced that forward Curtis Glencross has been placed on the IR ...
The Calgary Flames placed forward Curtis Glencross on injured reserve with an MCL injury Friday.
CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that defenceman Brett Carson has been reassigned to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.
Carson, a native of Regina, Saskatchewan, has played 11 ...
Winger Mike Cammalleri expressed consternation
with the state of the lagging Canadiens. By the time reporters
translated his remarks from English and French back to English,
Cammalleri’s rebuke appear
The Calgary Flames have been relatively successful of late despite generating little offense. That trend could continue with a game against the Edmonton Oilers up next.
Calgary looks to extend its longest winning streak against archrival Edmonton on Saturday night when it faces an Oilers club that has struggled badly to score over the past two weeks.
The Flames (22-20-6) scored...
Former Kings Olli Jokinen and Michael Cammalleri score in the shootout for Calgary. Dustin Brown scores in regulation for the Kings.Jarome Iginla scored the tying goal on a power play in the second period, Olli Jokinen and Michael Cammalleri connected on Calgary's first two shots in a shootout, and the Flames ended a six-game road losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Kings...
The Kings opened up a successful road trip with a win over the Flames last weekend. In their return to Los Angeles, they'll get a chance at extending Calgary's road losing streak.
The Calgary Flames will try to continue their dominance of the Oilers when the Battle of Alberta resumes tonight at Edmonton's Rexall Place.
They find themselves working overtime again, but the Calgary Flames prevail in a shootout.This was a quick-and-dirty capsule formula of the Darryl Sutter era, L.A. style, best summed up in 60 minutes.