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Get Out Of Our Game, Gary!: A Canadian Cry For The Integrity of The NHL

February 20th, 2011
As a faithful, Alberta-born Calgary Flames fan miles away from heart and home in Big D, Texas, I was very excited to catch CBC's broadcast of the Heritage Classic in my living room.   While it was a balmy 70+ degrees Fahrenheit in Dallas (with a refreshing breeze), I admittedly envied ...

If I Were Darryl Sutter…

July 9th, 2010
Most hockey fans have always loved to put down Darryl Sutter and the things he does. My cousin, who happens to be a Canucks fan, really enjoyed pointing out that Sutter looks like some strange creature grazing in the background during some scene in Star Wars. However, most Calgarians have been ...

Calgary Flames: Cause for Concern or Blessing in Disguise?

December 22nd, 2009
So, as most of you dedicated fans already know, our Flames have come upon some hard times here.  With four wins in the last 10 games, a skid like that always raises alarm in any city, for any sport, for any fan.   Word on the Red Mile is that this ...

10 Greatest Calgary Flames of the Decade

December 12th, 2009
The Calgary Flames have had a very up-and-down run since the turn of the millennium. However, through the good, the bad, and the ugly, certain Flames have burned brighter than others. Some of these choices were tricky, but it goes to show the talent that has passed through ...

Why the Calgary Flames Are (Now) the Best in the West

December 7th, 2009
I think I can speak for all Flames fans when I say it's been a long time coming. Expectations following the 2004 Cup finals run have so far only led to overall disappointment and frustration for the "C of Red." Maybe I'm jumping the gun a little here, but I believe ...