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Pregame 2/6/14: Islanders vs. Flames

The Islanders return home after a short two game road trip as the final week of play before the Olympic break continues tonight against the Calgary Flames.

Jarome Iginla: A Flame for Life

Jarome Iginla came back home tonight for the first time since being traded last March.

He was serenaded by Flames fans all night long including standing ovations before and after the game.

It was a night to remember for Iggy and the team he led for so long.

Kings vs. Flames Preview

Los Angeles Kings: 6-3-0 (12 points); T3rd Pacific, T4th Western - Streak: W2

Calgary Flames: 3-2-2 (8 points); 6th Pacific, T11th Western - Streak: L2

 

The Kings look to continue their hot streak tonight at the Staples Center where they will face the desperate Flames at 7:30. Los Angeles has won five of their last six games while Calgary has struggled in California dropping their most recent games to Anaheim and San Jose.

Heading into tonight's matchup the teams are gravitating in opposite directions. The Flames began the season collecting at least a point in their first five games but have lost their last two games giving up an average of four and a hal...

What's wrong with the Calgary Flames?

9 games into the season, and the Calgary Flames remain the NHL’s greatest enigma. Nobody can seem to figure them out – as it always has, inconsistency continues to plague this team, so whats going on?

Flames get ahead of the 8-Ball

It was a busy day for the Calgary Flames as they traded and signed defenseman Dennis Wideman from the Washington Capitals and re-signed forward Blake Comeau.

Flames Lose Fifth Straight: Season Over

The Calgary Flames lost their fifth game in a row on Saturday afternoon in Dallas 4-1.

The season is all but over.

What's the problem though and why did they go on this slide?

In my opinion, it's a losing mentality that's ingrained in the dressing room starting with the coach.

A New Low: Flames Lose to Jackets

 

By Derrick Newman

Really?

It isn’t hard enough being a Calgary Flames fan right now and they go and pull a stunt like this...

Up 3-1 with less than five minutes left against the WORST team in the NHL and the Flames somehow find a way to lose.

Is this 1999 all over again? Where are the young guns? Is Todd Simpson the captain? Where’s Sasha Lakovic when you need him?

This has gone from embarrassing to downright laughable.

The Flames, who claim to be a veteran laden professional hockey team, continue to exhibit traits of an inexperienced pre-pubescent novice division-five team that can’t form a functional power play and can&r...

Should Calgary Flames fans be worried?

 

After starting the season with one win over the first four games, should Calgary Flames fans be worried?

Well, truth be told you probably should’ve been worried before the season even started, or perhaps should have just lowered your expectations.

I know what people are going to say now, “Here comes Newman with another cynical look at the Flames,” but really what’s there to be happy about?

Let’s find some positives, shall we?

The Habs game. The Flames looked great and took advantage of an injury riddled defence and scored on opportune chances. They looked well rested and Kipper played great. The powerplay went 2-for-4 and ...