11:22 AM EST, Sun December 16, 2018
Preview: Calgary Flames @ St. Louis Blues 12/16/18 (34/82): No Rest For The Flames

Preview: Calgary Flames @ St. Louis Blues 12/16/18 (34/82): No Rest For The Flames

Two weekend afternoon games? Why not! Calgary Flames @ St. Louis Blues, 1 PM MT, Enterprise Center, St. Louis MO TV: SNW Radio: Sportsnet 960 Calgary Flames 21-10-2 (44 pts) - St. Louis Blues 12-14-4 (28 pts) NHL Standings Did you enjoy that win over the Minnesota Wild? Good. You can forget about it and hitch a ride to St. Louis because there’s no rest for this Calgary team. In a fairly rare weekend back to back, the Flames will play another afternoon game on Sunday, this one against the St. Louis Blues. The Flames come into this contest one of the hottest teams in the NHL. Since a 3-2...
Matchsticks and Gasoline 2 hours ago
The Morning After Minnesota: I Went To A Fight And A Hockey Game Broke Out

The Morning After Minnesota: I Went To A Fight And A Hockey Game Broke Out

Calgary beat and beat up the Wild for the second time this season. Calgary Flames 2 Minnesota Wild 1 You just had the feeling this game was going to be a little rough and it did not disappoint (36 penalty minutes in the first period). The Flames took down the Wild for the second time this season by a score of 2-1 on Saturday afternoon. David Rittich was solid in net as usual for the Flames, stopping 34 of the 35 shots that came his way to earn his 10th victory of the season. Here’s the rest of the best that wasn’t covered in our recap/RTF. NHL Standings Tidbits -Gio Rolling: The...
Calgary Sun 16 hours ago

Flames continue to roll with hard-fought win over Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Low-scoring squeaker? Red-light special? This cast of Calgary Flames, it seems, can play it any way … and succeed. That was evident again Saturday afternoon as the Flames scratched out a 2-1 victory over the always-stingy Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. “That’s a big win by us to come in […]
Calgary Sun 16 hours ago

Flames at Blues GameDay: 5 storylines to watch

SUNDAY Calgary Flames (21-10-2) at St. Louis Blues (12-14-4) 1 p.m. MT, Enterprise Center, Sportsnet West/Sportsnet 960 The Fan   THE BIG MATCHUP Flames linemates Elias Lindholm vs. Sean Monahan vs. Blues C Ryan O’Reilly The NHL’s top dog on draws, O’Reilly doesn’t lose this battle very often. So far this season, there have been only […]
Matchsticks and Gasoline 18 hours ago
Rate the Flames (2) at Wild (1): Character Win

Rate the Flames (2) at Wild (1): Character Win

The Flames got some tremendous goaltending CLICK HERE TO RATE THE FLAMES The Calgary Flames and Minnesota Wild met in a Saturday afternoon that was anything but pleasant. While there was some expected bad blood boiling over from the last meeting where Mikko Koivu and Mikael Backlund were both injured with questionable hits. Right off the bat Matthew Tkachuk dropped the mitts with Matthew Dumba. Mark Giordano would put the Flames ahead 1-0 with a shorthanded goal after a nice play by Mark Jankowski to break out of the zone. It was the second straight game with a shorty for Gio, which is...