Complete regular season schedule
The Flames’ annual New Year’s Eve home game has Calgary hosting their Alberta rivals the Edmonton Oilers at 6:00 p.m. The Christmas schedule includes home games against Vancouver (December 26th), Los Angeles (December 29th), Edmonton (December 31st) and Vancouver (January 2nd).
Calgary plays host to a six game home-stand (longest of the season) from December 29th through January 9th with Los Angeles, Edmonton, Vancouver, Florida, Dallas and Minnesota all making a stop at the Pengrowth Saddledome. The Flames longest road trip is a six game trek from December 14th-23rd when the Flames travel to Vancouver, Phoenix, Anaheim, Los Angeles, Colorado and San Jose.
The home day-by-day breakdown is as follows: Monday (4), Tuesday (14), Wednesday (2), Thursday (2), Friday (7), Saturday (11) and Sunday (1). Other schedule notables include eight back-to-back games as well as 18 home stints and 18 road trips.
The Montreal Canadiens will visit the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, November 11th for an “Original Six” showdown in the annual Hall of Fame Game. Two nights later, the Hall of Fame will welcome former Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche goalie Patrick Roy, standout forward Dick Duff, coaching legend Herb Brooks, Calgary Flames Owner and NHL Board of Governors Chairman Harley Hotchkiss as well as Calgary Flames long-time play-by-play announcer Peter Maher.
The annual “Hockey Day In Canada” triple-header will take place on January 13th, when Montreal travels to Ottawa, the Canucks visit Toronto and the Edmonton Oilers continue the “Battle of Alberta” against the Flames in Calgary.
Just over one week later, the NHL takes its All-Star break from January 21st-25th for the All-Star 2007 festivities in Dallas. The YoungStars game will be at American Airlines Center on Tuesday, January 23rd and the 55th NHL All-Star Game will be played there the following night as the mid-season celebration returns to midweek for the first time since 1989.
The Flames regular season schedule concludes on Saturday, April 7th with a home game vs. the Edmonton Oilers. The final day of the 2006-07 NHL schedule is Sunday, April 8th with the Stanley Cup Playoffs scheduled to begin on April 11th and conclude no later than June 11th.