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by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

Date: July 12, 2006

Home Opener - October 7th – Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Calgary, AB - The Calgary Flames announced today their 2006-07 regular season schedule. Calgary kicks-off the '06-07 campaign with back-to-back games vs. the Oilers starting on Thursday, October 5th in Edmonton and back in Calgary at the Pengrowth Saddledome for the home opener on Saturday, October 7th.

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.

For Calgary Flames ticket information call 403-777-4636.

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DayDateHomeRoadTime (MT)
ThursdayOctober 5thEdmonton8:00 p.m.
SaturdayOctober 7thEdmonton8:00 p.m.
MondayOctober 9thSan Jose6:00 p.m.
ThursdayOctober 12thOttawa5:30 p.m.
SaturdayOctober 14thToronto5:00 p.m.
TuesdayOctober 17thMontreal5:30 p.m.
ThursdayOctober 19thBoston5:00 p.m.
TuesdayOctober 24thPhoenix7:00 p.m.
SaturdayOctober 28thNashville8:00 p.m.
MondayOctober 30thWashington7:00 p.m.
WednesdayNovember 1stDetroit5:30 p.m.
FridayNovember 3rdColumbus5:00 p.m.
SaturdayNovember 4thSt. Louis6:00 p.m.
TuesdayNovember 7thDallas7:00 p.m.
FridayNovember 10thAnaheim7:00 p.m.
SaturdayNovember 11thVancouver8:00 p.m.
TuesdayNovember 14thSt. Louis7:00 p.m.
FridayNovember 17thDetroit7:00 p.m.
TuesdayNovember 21stEdmonton7:00 p.m.
WednesdayNovember 22ndChicago7:00 p.m.
SaturdayNovember 25thLos Angeles8:30 p.m.
SundayNovember 26thAnaheim6:00 p.m.
TuesdayNovember 28thColorado7:00 p.m.
FridayDecember 1stColumbus7:00 p.m.
TuesdayDecember 5thCarolina7:00 p.m.
ThursdayDecember 7thMinnesota6:00 p.m.
SaturdayDecember 9thVancouver8:00 p.m.
TuesdayDecember 12thMinnesota7:00 p.m.
ThursdayDecember 14thVancouver8:00 p.m.
SaturdayDecember 16thPhoenix7:00 p.m.
MondayDecember 18thAnaheim8:00 p.m.
TuesdayDecember 19thLos Angeles8:30 p.m.
ThursdayDecember 21stColorado7:00 p.m.
SaturdayDecember 23rdSan Jose8:00 p.m.
TuesdayDecember 26thVancouver7:00 p.m.
WednesdayDecember 27thVancouver8:00 p.m.
FridayDecember 29thLos Angeles7:00 p.m.
SundayDecember 31stEdmonton6:00 p.m.
TuesdayJanuary 2ndVancouver7:00 p.m.
ThursdayJanuary 4thFlorida7:00 p.m.
SaturdayJanuary 6thDallas8:00 p.m.
TuesdayJanuary 9thMinnesota7:00 p.m.
ThursdayJanuary 11thColorado7:00 p.m.
SaturdayJanuary 13thEdmonton8:00 p.m.
MondayJanuary 15thNashville4:00 p.m.
WednesdayJanuary 17thDallas6:30 p.m.
FridayJanuary 19thAnaheim7:00 p.m.
SaturdayJanuary 20thEdmonton8:00 p.m.
FridayJanuary 26thMinnesota6:00 p.m.
SundayJanuary 28thChicago1:00 p.m.
TuesdayJanuary 30thLos Angeles7:00 p.m.
FridayFebruary 2ndColumbus7:00 p.m.
SaturdayFebruary 3rdVancouver8:00 p.m.
TuesdayFebruary 6thChicago7:00 p.m.
ThursdayFebruary 8thColumbus5:00 p.m.
SaturdayFebruary 10thBuffalo5:00 p.m.
SundayFebruary 11thDetroit4:00 p.m.
TuesdayFebruary 13thAtlanta7:00 p.m.
ThursdayFebruary 15thColorado7:00 p.m.
SaturdayFebruary 17thColorado8:00 p.m.
TuesdayFebruary 20thColorado7:00 p.m.
ThursdayFebruary 22ndPhoenix7:00 p.m.
SaturdayFebruary 24thSan Jose8:00 p.m.
MondayFebruary 26thPhoenix7:00 p.m.
WednesdayFebruary 28thMinnesota7:00 p.m.
SaturdayMarch 3rdEdmonton8:00 p.m.
TuesdayMarch 6thSt. Louis6:00 p.m.
ThursdayMarch 8thNashville6:00 p.m.
SaturdayMarch 10thTampa Bay8:00 p.m.
MondayMarch 12thSt. Louis7:00 p.m.
WednesdayMarch 14thColorado7:00 p.m.
ThursdayMarch 15thDallas6:30 p.m.
SaturdayMarch 17thMinnesota7:00 p.m.
TuesdayMarch 20thDetroit7:00 p.m.
FridayMarch 23rdNashville7:00 p.m.
SundayMarch 25thChicago1:00 p.m.
TuesdayMarch 27thMinnesota6:00 p.m.
ThursdayMarch 29thMinnesota6:00 p.m.
SaturdayMarch 31stVancouver8:00 p.m.
TuesdayApril 3rdColorado7:00 p.m.
ThursdayApril 5thSan Jose8:30 p.m.
SaturdayApril 7thEdmonton8:00 p.m.
All game times subject to change

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