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from George Johnson of the Calgary Herald,
Hope is ebbing. Unrest growing. Blame moving out and spreading swiftly, like ripples in a still pond.
It’s all so numbingly, distressingly familiar.
With a fourth consecutive springtime of playoff-less hockey in the offing, will the Calgary Flames actually institute meaningful change or continue the familiar pattern of caution that has characterized this organizational philosophy?
Be warned: The usual, hollow post-failure vow to savagely, thoroughly critique the entire setup, top to bottom, and make the necessary alterations won’t cut it anymore. The rot has gone on too long.
They are, if you can bear to look, closer to 30th overall than eighth in the Western Conference.
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Everybody seems to want Jarome Iginla at this year’s NHL trade deadline, and that competition will only heat up as the April 3 trade deadline nears. While no front runner for the forward’s services has emerged, it appears that a quartet of teams is staying involved with the Calgary Flames. The Bruins are one of those four teams, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. As Dreger...
For reasons nobody can comprehend, the Calgary Flames have refused to hit the “reset” button after years of sputtering.The franchise sought incremental upgrades instead, allocating hefty payroll chunks to add veterans like Mike Cammalleri and Dennis Wideman. Patchwork roster repairs haven’t helped and the Flames are destined to miss the playoffs yet again.They doomed themselves...
According to sources, Jarome Iginla has submitted a list of four teams to the Calgary Flames that he would accept a trade to. This list includes all of the rumored destinations: Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Chicago Blackhawks.The theme here is of course teams that would give Jarome Iginla the greatest chance to win ultimate prize in hockey, The Stanley...
According to sources, Jarome Iginla has submitted a list of four teams to the Calgary Flames that he would accept a trade to. This list includes all of the rumored destinations: Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Chicago Blackhawks. The theme here is of course teams that would give Jarome Iginla the greatest chance to win ultimate prize in hockey...
via the Score:
The NHL trade deadline is just under two weeks away, but the rumors are just starting to get going. One of the bigger names expected to be on the move come April 3rd is Flames captain Jarome Iginla, who according to Renaud Lavoie of RDS, has submitted a list of four teams he would accept a trade to.
Teams on the list:
A great second effort by Jarome Iginla earned some praise from an opponent and helped the Calgary Flames snap a three-game slide.
Iginla scored the game-winning goal in the third period of Calgary's 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Thanks to a nice pass from Alex Tanguay, the Flames captain found himself on a partial breakaway.
St. Louis defenseman Wade Redden...
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Jarome Iginla scored the winning goal at 12:58 of the third period to lift the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night.
Iginla found himself on a partial breakaway thanks to a nice pass from Alex Tanguay. St. Louis defenseman Wade Redden knocked the puck away, but Iginla stayed with the play to score a wrap-around goal.
The Bruins are in position to acquire one of the hottest names at the NHL trade deadline.
Jarome Iginla listed Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh as the four teams he would OK a trade to, according to Renaud Lavoie of RDS. Iginla will be an unrestricted free agent after the 2012-13 season and his Calgary Flames are currently fighting to make the playoffs. The Penguins are...
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The Calgary Flames will take on the St Louis Blues later tonight who are coming off a big 3-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers, who themselves are finding it difficult to win their way out of the NHL`s basement.
The Flames are currently on a three game losing streak, last place in the Western Conference, and 3rd last in the league. I think it`s...