Eric Francis
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Oilers on the lookout for Flames' desperation after watching Avs-Blues Game 5
Eric Francis
The Oilers are desperate to close out the series against the Flames, but know the job is not done yet. Mark Spector and Eric Francis have that and more, setting up Game 5.
No matter what the Flames face, Chris Sutter will do his part to help his father
Eric Francis
Flames remain remarkably upbeat despite now facing elimination
Eric Francis
The Calgary Flames chose to keep things positive after Game 4, despite the fact the loss now has them facing elimination against their fiercest rival.
Flames coach Sutter isn't backing down: 'We’ve got to win a game on the road at some point'
Eric Francis
Flames coach Darryl Sutter has heard all the theories surrounding the series, and he isn’t buying any of them. But he knows his team has to do something it hasn't done yet as it heads to Game 4.
Down 2-1 in Battle of Alberta, Flames need to make series all about them
Eric Francis
Just like Gretzky decades ago, Oilers' McDavid causing nightmares for Flames
Eric Francis
Talk all you want about Evander Kane’s hat trick, Leon Draisaitl’s four assists, the need for better goaltending, or the Flames' desire to play more 5-on-5 against the Edmonton Oilers. The bigger issue is the Flames' inability to contain Connor McDavid.
Flames looking to find balance of aggressive play while staying out of the box
Eric Francis
As a series unfolds, one thing we’re definitely seeing is the Calgary Flames' advantage in size and aggression being turned against them by the Edmonton Oilers. 
Markstrom needs to be better — but so does the Flames team in front of him
Eric Francis
If Flames aren't playing 5-on-5, they're in big trouble vs. Oilers
Eric Francis
The Calgary Flames know they must stay out of the penalty box if they want the best chance of beating the Edmonton Oilers. That didn't happen on Friday and the result was an Oilers win that offers many valuable lessons for Calgary.