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As Mike Cammalleri took the ice for his pre-game skate before last Saturday’s game between his Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers, he quickly arrived at a realization that he should have learned all the way back when he first started playing hockey: Skates need blades in order to function correctly. In a priceless scene […] The post Mike Cammalleri learns valuable lesson: Skates require blades (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri became a victim of the newest Bauer skate feature, easily removable steel with the push of a button. Unfortunately for Cammalleri, he put on a pair of skates that didn’t have his steel in them and he couldn’t get off the ice. The scene was quite hilarious, even if it happened on Saturday against Edmonton, it’s worth seeing now that it’s...
Hockey players are generally pretty picky and obsessive about their equipment. If this video is any indication, Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri is not one of those guys.
Cammalleri forgot a pretty important piece of equipment before taking the ice for pre-game skate against the Oilers this past Saturday – his blades. Yes, he took the ice with bladeless skates. Bold strategy...
Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri had a major skate malfunction before Saturday night's game in Edmonton when he took the ice without any blades in his skates. Cammalleri fell to the ice immediately and could only get to his knees as his Flames teammates pushed him off the ice so he could get his blades.There may have been a miscommunication where Cammalleri told the trainer...
Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri remembered his helmet, gloves, stick and jersey Saturday night, but he forgot the most crucial pieces of equipment for a hockey player — his skates.
Actually, it was the skate blades that slipped Cammalleri’s mind as he prepared for the Flames’ game against the Edmonton Oilers. The centerman was able to walk down the tunnel without any...
Oscar Klefbom is starting to feel comfortable in his new surroundings.
The Edmonton Oilers defenceman suited up in his eighth NHL game Tuesday with the San Jose Sharks in town.
In each progressive game, the former first round pick is looking better.
“Yeah, absolutely I feel more comfortable,” Klefbom said, prior to the contest. “Obviously, it’s a pretty big adjustment...
Laurent Brossoit won’t be stopping pucks in Edmonton on a full-time basis for a while yet, but just being back for a cup of coffee is enough to get his pulse racing.
“Once I walked into the rink there were memories flashing through,” said the OKC Barons goalie, who’ll be relieving Ben Scrivens until the Oilers get Viktor Fasth back from his neck injury. “I just had such...
When a young Grant Fuhr was fighting a Battle of the Bulge at one of his early Edmonton Oilers training camps, his boss, Glen Sather, sarcastically stuck a Jenny Craig diet book in the goalie’s dressing room stall.
Or was it between Fuhr’s goalie pads?
Whatever, it was a shot Fuhr handled just like an Al MacInnis slapshot. He cut back on the caloric intake.
Ryan Jones went down as though a sniper had taken him out.
The Edmonton Oilers winger was hurt blocking a shot in Tuesday’s 5-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Jones was dropped hard and needed help getting off the ice. He was, however, able to return to the game.
“It was off the outside of my knee,” Jones said. “It’s just one of those spots, whenever you bend there is...
“We need to supplement this group with probably some veteran leadership, some guys that can make plays, and not so much a toughness aspect, but guys that are going to win battles in this conference.”
Edmonton Oilers fans have heard this sort of thing before. And they heard it again Wednesday from head coach Dallas Eakins.
Eakins may be right, but it’s not really what the...
Matt Hendricks pointed to the interior of his right foot, where he had once been struck by a puck that left him with a broken bone, and declared: “two screws.”
There have been other cracks caused by unyielding pucks, continued the Edmonton Oilers gritty winger during a discussion about exterior shot protection.
Hendricks is one of the converted. He wears shot blockers on his...
It took the entire first period for the Sharks, playing in the second of a back-to-back, to get their legs moving against a dreadful Edmonton Oilers team.
Fortunately for them, the power play was running on all cylinders, a rarity for the club since the calendar flipped to 2014. Joe Pavelski recorded his third hat trick this season, and the power play struck for three goals in a...
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Mike Cammalleri had a goal and an assist to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win over the New York Rangers on Friday.
Achieving redemption, conquering pressure and gaining two points on the teams above them, the Ducks took extra satisfaction from their 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.
Andrew Cogliano, who bluntly assessed the Ducks' 7-2 loss to the Flames at the Saddledome two weeks earlier as a teamwide “embarrassment,” scored the game-winning goal with 5 minutes 19 seconds...
The New York Rangers (41-29-4) visit the Calgary Flames (30-36-7) at the Scotiabank Saddledome starting at 9:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.
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