Category Archives: Calgary Flames

Caps Remain Hot Against Flames: Washington 3 / Calgary 1

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A Second-Period Stampede

How cool would it be to be an Ovechkin-sweatered Capitals’ supporter, ticketed to a Hockey Night in Canada affair between the Caps and a Great White North club way far away from D.C., and to be standing in a beer … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Calgary Flames, Comcast SportsNet, Craig Laughlin, Hockey Night in Canada, Michal Neuvirth, Mike Green, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

Burning the Midnight Oil, Caps Extinguish Flames: Caps 7 / Flames 2

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Desperation Meets Disinterest, with Predictable Results

It was a dangerous and desperate Calgary Flames hockey club that visited Verizon Center Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile, their league-leading hosts hoped to clinch, with but a single standings point, the Eastern Conference title. Translation: a mismatch of priority intensity. Still, … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Bruce Boudreau, Calgary Flames, Eastern Conference, Jose Theodore, Mathieu Perreault, National Hockey League, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments

The First Big Deal

This just in from TSN: The Calgary Flames have shipped defenseman Dion Phaneuf, forward Fredrik Sjostrom, and prospect defenceman Keith Aulie to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forwards Matt Stajan, Niklas Hagman, Jamal Mayers and defenceman Ian White. … Continue reading

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A One-Time No. 3 in Net Now Looks Like a No. 1

It is terrific news that this morning the Capitals’ starting goaltender boasts a .929 save percentage and a 2.12 goals-against, both statistics good enough for 6th-best in their respective categories in the entire league. You would think your team could … Continue reading

Posted in Brent Johnson, Calgary Flames, Jose Theodore, Morning cup-a-joe, St. Louis Blues, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments

2-1 Yawner as PP Woes Linger

Q: What do you get when you have over 11 minutes of power play time? A: 5 shots and no goals, if you’re the Capitals in Calgary. The Caps’ poor power play continued tonight in their loss to the Flames; … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames, Jose Theodore, Sergei Fedorov | 6 Comments