As if losing Matt Stajan, Joe Colborne and Mason Raymond wasn't enough to aggravate any Flames fan, add veteran center Mikael Backlund to the ever-growing list of injured players for Calgary. Dhiren Mahiban of ProHockeyTalk.com is reporting that Backlund was placed on injured reserved yesterday.#482030323 / gettyimages.comBacklund suffered an abdominal injury this past summer...
The Calgary Flames hope to carry their recent home success over to the road and notch their longest winning streak in three years.
Following a perfect homestand, the Flames look to continue their recent mastery of the struggling Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
Calgary (21-27-7) was outscored 22-4 during a franchise-record seven-game home skid, but then totaled 21 goals on...
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February 03, 2014
CALGARY, Alberta -- Mikael Backlund scored two goals, including the winner 2:25 into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Backlund took the puck to the net and sent a pass to Sean Monahan for a shot that was stopped by goalie Darcy Kuemper. The puck bounced into the air, and Backlund batted it down and past Kuemper to give Calgary...
Say what you want about the Maple Leafs, but from January 10th to January 17th, no one in the NHL produced more than their first line.
Here are the top 10 lines for the week:
( graph via Dobber Hockey )
- The Devils are surging led by Clowe, Henrique and Ryder. 1-0-2 this week. For them, picking up points is huge.
- Two biggest surprises on this list our the...