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Ten men to watch heading into Calgary Flames training camp

Calgary Herald Well, this is going to be different. An exercise like this is usually straightforward — outlining the team’s question marks as it glides into another regular season.
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Wideman playing mentor to rookie Bennett

Calgary Herald A decade’s flown by since Dennis Wideman found himself in the position Sam Bennett does today. Granted, the circumstances were markedly different: Wideman arrived in Missouri as a free-agent...
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Flames set to open 2014 training camp

NHL.com CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames open their 2014 training camp with fitness testing and medicals at Winsport on Thursday, September 18th with media availability beginning at 10:00 am. The first...
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Wolf hungry for first action with Flames

NHL.com (avickers@calgaryflames.com) — CALGARY, AB -- David Wolf is hoping that less is more.The rough-and-tumble Calgary Flames winger has streamlined his physique, dropping 13 pounds since making his debut at development camp in...
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Morning Skate Report: Flames vs. Dinos

NHL.com (avickers@calgaryflames.com) — CALGARY, AB -- Though it’s the eve of main camp, Calgary Flames prospects are focused on one final tune-up when they challenge the University of Calgary Dinos on Wednesday.“It’s always nice to get...
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Giordano raising expectations for Flames' season

NHL.com (avickers@calgaryflames.com) — NHL.com continues its preview of the 2014-15 season, which will include in-depth looks at all 30 teams throughout September.Mark Giordano's expectations for the Calgary Flames this season are...
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Projected Lines: Flames vs. Dinos

NHL.com (tpeterson@calgaryflames.com) — Garnet Hathaway - Turner Elson - Hunter SmithDavid Wolf - Brandon Magee - Bryce Van BrabantMorgan Klimchuk - Josh Jooris - Austin CarrollKenny Agostino - Bill Arnold - Pavel PadakinPatrick Sieloff...
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Preview: Flames vs. Dinos

NHL.com (tpeterson@calgaryflames.com) —
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Hiller looking for fresh start with Flames after recent highs and lows

Calgary Herald Jonas Hiller had an eventful off-season to remember — and to forget. Not long after the ink dried on a two-year deal he signed with the Calgary Flames on Canada Day, the 32-year-old...
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Knight ready to compete for full-time spot with Flames

Calgary Herald When Corban Knight scored his first National Hockey League goal last March, he described it as an experience he’ll never forget. Heading into this season, Knight hopes to earn a roster spot...
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Flames avoid injury scare from Gaudreau, Bennett

NHL.com (avickers@calgaryflames.com) — PENTICTON, BC -- First, it was Sam Bennett who was noticeable by his absence. Then, it was Johnny Gaudreau sprawled on the ice after taking a stiff forearm.But the panic caused by both was all for...
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Flames prospects prepare for game with University of Calgary Dinos

NHL.com CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames prospects returned home from The Young Stars tournament in Penticton, BC today with a 2-1 record. The next competition for the prospects will be a game against...
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Numerology: Flames vs. Canucks

NHL.com (tpeterson@calgaryflames.com) — 6 - After falling behind 1-0 in the first period, the Flames stormed back in the final two periods and scored six goals on Canucks goaltender Austin Lotz.3 - Three of the Flames six goals came on...
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Flames rookies whip Canucks, but lose Bennett, Gaudreau

Calgary Herald PENTICTON, B.C. — A win, sure, but the news wasn’t all bright for the Calgary Flames.
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Flames fine-tuned in 6-1 win over Canucks

NHL.com (avickers@calgaryflames.com) — PENTICTON, BC -- For those prospects heading to main camp with the Calgary Flames, the Young Stars Classic was set to serve as a tune-up.Consider them tuned.The Flames scored six straight goals,...
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Flames pugilist Hathaway spent summer selling lobster rolls, plans to spend winter rolling goons

Calgary Herald PENTICTON, B.C. — Taking those first steps can be precarious. In anything. A path into the unknown — be it the food-service industry, be it the world of professional sports — can...
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Flames hammer Canucks in Young Stars finale

NHL.com (tpeterson@calgaryflames.com) — PENTICTON, BC -- The Calgary Flames closed out the 2014 Young Stars Classic with a 6-1 triumph over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday.The Canucks opened the scoring with a goal from Jonathon Martin...
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Young Stars showing proves Bennett and Gaudreau more than ready for Flames camp

Calgary Herald “Every day you look for improvements,” said Ryan Huska. “I think that’s one thing that we’ll expect out of them. I think it’s the small areas that we’ve...
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BLOG: Ortio switches things up with new mask

NHL.com (tpeterson@calgaryflames.com) — Joni Ortio worked with David Gunnarsson, a Swedish artist, over the course of the summer to design his new mask for the 2014-15 season."He does most of the masks in the NHL," Ortio told...
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Morning Skate Report: Flames vs. Canucks

NHL.com (avickers@calgaryflames.com) — PENTICTON, BC -- There will be no rest for Sam Bennett and Johnny Gaudreau at the Young Stars Classic.Both prospects will suit up in the Calgary Flames finale against the Vancouver Canucks on...
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Blog Articles

Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXXVII: Tom Lysiak

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Our countdown shifts focus for the final stretch. The last 20 Flames will each have an article all to themselves. Tonight, we review Atlanta Flame, three-time all-star, and Alberta native Tom...
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Flames rugged newcomer itching to make debut

Calgary Herald (Scott Cruickshank) — There is less mass now. But no less motivation for David Wolf. The newcomer – down to 223 pounds after knocking 13 from his six-foot-three frame in recent months – is very eager to make an...
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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXXVI: 22-21

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Phil Housley and legendary Swede Hakan Loob. 22. Hakan Loob Hakan Loob was born on July 3rd, 1960 in Slite, Sweden. A 5’9", 178 lb. forward, he scored 15 goals with four assists in 36...
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(Baby) Flames vs. (Baby) Canucks Recap: Well that was dominating

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — If your team scores six straight goals, you're probably going to win. First, they played the Jets , and Calgary and Winnipeg played a great game while going back and forth on offence. Then, they...
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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXXV: 24-23

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Two original Flames decorate our countdown today as we inexhaustably march towards the top. Defenceman Randy Manery and goaltender Phil Myre. 24. Randy Manery Randy Manery was a 6’, 180 lb....
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Huska getting an eyeful of dynamic duo

Calgary Herald (Scott Cruickshank) — Ryan Huska needs to be a quick study – and he is. Getting his first peek at Calgary Flames prospects in game action, the Adirondack skipper is sorting out things in a hurry. “First impressions...
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(Baby) Flames vs. (Baby) Canucks Preview: Finishing strong

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The Flames prospects have one last chance to finish the 2014 Young Stars Classic with a winning record. The Flames prospects are 1-1 in the Penticton tournament. First, they defeated the ...
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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXXIV: 26-25

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Today's article shifts focus to two centers, New Yorker Craig Conroy and Alberta native Daymond Langkow. 26. Craig Conroy Craig Conroy was a 6’2", 200 lb. center from Potsdam, New York. Born...
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(Baby) Flames vs. (Baby) Oilers Recap: Penalties penalties penalties

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The Flames' truculent prospects took 11 penalties tonight, and a 73% penalty kill isn't gonna help anybody. While it was goals that were out of control in the first game of the tournament,...
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Sam Bennett shines in Flames’ loss

Calgary Herald (Scott Cruickshank) — PENTICTON, B.C. – For followers of the Calgary Flames, here are two eyebrow-raising tidbits to get excited about. Forget the 4-3 loss Saturday to the Edmonton Oilers in Young Stars Classic action...
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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXXIII: 28-27

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — We take a look back at forwards Alex Tanguay and Robert Reichel. 28. Alex Tanguay Tanguay, a native of Sainte-Justine, Quebec, was born on November 21st, 1979. He is a 6’1", 194 lb. left...
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Flames notebook: Sieloff, Ortio, Elson, lines

Calgary Herald (Scott Cruickshank) — The day, Patrick Sieloff dearly hopes, is coming. The day when he’s not obsessed with his setbacks, when reporters aren’t obsessed with his setbacks. The day when reporters’ obsessions with his...
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(Baby) Flames vs. (Baby) Oilers Preview: Igniting the rivalry

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Remember the Oilers? Yeah me neither. Last night, the Flames prospects won in a thrilling 6-4 come behind victory, where the goals were frequent and defence didn't matter. Tonight, they face...
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(Baby) Flames vs. (Baby) Jets Recap: Goals goals goals

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Ten goals in the 2014 Young Stars Classic opening game. It was not very nice to the goalies. It took them a while to get going, but once they were off, they were off as the Flames and Jets ...
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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXXII: 30-29

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — In today's countdown we look back at current free agent Derek Morris and Hall of Famer Lanny McDonald. 30. Derek Morris Morris was Calgary’s first round choice in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft,...
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(Baby) Flames vs. (Baby) Jets Preview: Hockey is back, kinda!

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — AAAAARE YOU READY TO WATCH SOME HOCKEY on a web stream and also it's only prospects but actually since we're Flames fans it might actually be really good hockey for us Friends! At 5 p.m. MT,...
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Flames’ Gaudreau, Bennett in lineup tonight

Calgary Herald (Scott Cruickshank) — Bill Arnold was first onto the South Okanagan Events Centre ice this morning in Penticton. Meaning expectations, realistic or otherwise, for the Calgary Flames – and their high-profile youngsters...
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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXXI: 32-31

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Tonight we review one of the oldest Flames and one who is still on the team. Defenseman and coaching legend Pat Quinn and left winger Curtis Glencross. 32. Pat Quinn Have you ever heard of...
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Flames prospects camp opening, Young Stars Classic tournament begins Friday

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — In addition to their slew of eligible prospects, the Flames have invited eight players to join them throughout camp and the Penticton tournament. With hockey right around the corner, the Flames...
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Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter CXX: 34-33

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — In tonight's story, we go over two historic centers, Bob MacMillan and Joel Otto. 34. Bob MacMillan MacMillan was a 5’11", 185 lb. center from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Born on...
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