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The Calgary Flames have reached the All Star weekend in pretty much the same place they were in last season; second last in their division and tied for 10th in the Western Conference. They have showed flashed of brilliance during the year and flashes of incompetence.
But will this roller coaster ride continue the rest of the way or can the Flames actually put together a run to make the playoffs?
I think the answer is that we should expect more of the same.
The Flames front office did make a trade during the break. They sent off again veteran forward Brendan Morrison to Chicago in exchange for defensive prospect Brian Connelly.
Because what the Flames need right now is yet another defenseman to add to the surplus they have on the farm.
Yes, Connelly has some potential as an offensive defenseman, something the Flames are in need of, since big money D-man Jay Bouwmeester has been such a bust in that role, but what the Flames really need is some more scoring, right now. They are...
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When the Chicago Blackhawks announced the acquisition of Brendan Morrision from the Calgary Flames last night, they ultimately beefed up their depth down the middle for the better.
Morrison, a veteran, who has never hoisted the Stanley Cup, will get his chance this year. Signing several one-year contracts at a time, Morrision, even more so than the Blackhawks, have the...
This is very, very cool, per the Flames’ website
Prior to their game against the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night, the Calgary Flames will pay tribute to former Flames defenceman Brad McCrimmon.
McCrimmon was one of the 43 victims on board the Russian plane carrying the Kontinental Hockey League team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl that crashed on Sept. 7, 2010.
During warm-ups, Flames...
The Detroit Red Wings chose to skip practice on Monday and fly out West to Calgary, where they’ll begin a four-game slate of West Coast games against the Calgary Flames tonight (9 PM EST, FSD Plus/Sportsnet West/WXYT). The Wings won’t have much time to pause and enjoy the Flames’ tribute to Brad McCrimmon because, as the Wings duly pointed out to their press corps, the team’s...
After a five day break the Wings get back to work tonight starting in Calgary with the first of four road games that will take them through Canada and down to Phoenix.The time is now to fix their road record. Puck drops at 9 pm on FSD+Click the jump for more
The Flames are sitting in 11th place, but only 3 points out of the final spot in the west. They have done a bit of tweaking...
CALGARY, AB -- As the Calgary Flames have moved into the second half of the regular season, player programs continue to build donations for their charitable causes. Alex Tanguay, the Flames Foundation for Life,...
CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today the acquisition of right winger Akim Aliu from the Winnipeg Jets organization in exchange for defenceman John Negrin.
Akiu, born in Okene, Nigeria, has four go...