Found December 04, 2011 on Miami Herald:
Mikael Backlund scored the game-winner midway through the third period, pushing the Flames past the Oilers, 5-3.

Calgary Flames C Mikael Backlund practically predicts first goal on Twitter

The 22-year-old Mikael Backlund, centre for the Calgary Flames, had a pretty good feeling about tonight, his 11th NHL game this season, and just his 108th career game. Mikael Backlund had a good feeling today on Twitter about the upcoming game against the Edmonton Oilers. He scored his first goal of the season. Earlier today, he tweeted the following: “Thnx guys! Have...

Flames D Sarich insists he didn't demand trade

Cory Sarich is admittedly frustrated with his lack of playing time, but the Calgary Flames defenseman admitted that he has not demanded a trade during a recent meeting with general manager Jay Feaster. "I've voiced what I feel would be best for me to help the team out. Whether or not they agree with that — I know there's a lot of young guys around here that are getting...

Flames streak continues with Battle of Alberta win

The Calgary Flames survived an early two-goal deficit and came back to steal a 5-3 win in the Battle of Alberta tonight. Mikael Backlund netted the winner for the Flames, who have won both games versus Edmonton this season. Edmonton jumped out to a 2-0 lead just 3 minutes into the game after goals from [...]

Flames Lose Giordano With Partially Ruptured Leg Tendons

from Torie Peterson of the Calgary Flames website, On Friday morning, Calgary Flames general manager Jay Feaster announced defenceman Mark Giordano will be out of the lineup indefinitely with partially ruptured tendons in his left leg. “Gio will be out indefinitely. He will be reexamined, reevaluated and another MRI performed in about three weeks,” Feaster told the assembled...

Flames GM Jay Feaster squashes Jarome Iginla trade rumours

Calgary Flames GM Jay Feaster squashed any “trade Iggy” rumours that were floating around. Or did he? “Jarome Iginla has not been asked to waive his no-trade, and Jarome Iginla has not demanded a trade or asked for a trade,” Feaster said. “There is no list. There is no smoking gun. There is nobody on [...]

Flames 5, Oilers 3

Derek Smith tied it early in the third period and helped set up Mikael Backlund's power-play winner with 9:35 left in the Calgary Flames' 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla assisted on both goals to finish the game with three assists. Olli Jokinen scored twice for Calgary, the first on a power play early in the first and the second an...

Smith helps Flames beat Oilers

Derek Smith tied it early in the third period and helped set up Mikael Backlund's power-play winner with 9:35 left in the Calgary Flames' 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.

Richard Cloutier: 20 Things to Consider Before the Oilers/Flames Game

Sometimes I get lazy and write lists instead of blogs. Besides, yesterday's blog was a feel-good romp the whole family could enjoy. If I write things like that all the time, people will lose interest in me. Being great gets old fast. Here's 20 things to consider before tonight's Oilers/Flames game: 1. The Flames are the NHL's Titantic. Players, like Cory Sarich...

Flames put G Karlsson on IR

The Calgary Flames have placed goaltender Henrik Karlsson on injured reserve with a sprained MCL in his right knee.

Irving recalled, Karlsson placed on the IR

Tweet CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today they have recalled goaltender Leland Irving from Abbotsford of the American Hockey League. Goaltender Henrik Karlsson has been placed on the injured reserve lis...

Feaster talks trade rumours

Tweet CALGARY, AB -- Calgary Flames general manager Jay Feaster tackled trade rumours on Friday morning, adamantly stating captain Jarome Iginla is staying Calgary and any contrary stories are false. "Jarome Ig...

Power play on the road continues to click

Tweet CALGARY, AB -- A few days into the month of December the Calgary Flames are still searching for that seemingly-elusive balance in their power play. The difference between their power play in the Scotiabank ...

Smith's goal, assist help Flames run past Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Calgary Flames took their time getting up to full speed against the Edmonton Oilers .

Preview: Flames vs. Oilers

Tweet The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames enter the latest edition of the "Battle of Alberta" in different frames of mind. Coming off very different finishes to their respective most recent games, these...
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