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Inferno lose some, win more during CWHL Draft weekend

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Angelica Rodriguez) — Sunday afternoon marked a milestone for the Canadian Women's Hockey League -- the opening of its tenth season, heralded by the 2016 Entry Draft at the Dk (Doc) Seaman Resource Centre at the...
  • New: 2 hr 45 min ago

Jay Bouwmeester Over T.J. Brodie and Mark Giordano is a Joke

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — Seriously, Team Canada? Today it was announced that Duncan Keith would be unable to play for Team Canada at the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. It was simultaneously announced that Jay Bouwmeester...
  • New: 5 hr 27 min ago

Top 25 Under 25: #1 Johnny Gaudreau

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — The elite winger tops our list. #1 Johnny Gaudreau Position: LW Age: 23 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 104th Overall in 2011 (Round 4) You do not need to be a wizard to have foreseen who...
  • New: 10 hr 37 min ago

Waiting on Johnny Gaudreau

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — While the Flames and Gaudreau work on a new contract, we can’t forget that sports isn’t just about sports. Sports is sports. It’s also a business. That’s something Flames fans must keep in mind...
  • 13 hr 50 min ago

Stockton Heat Full 2016-17 Schedule Released

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The full list of dates and promotional nights is now available. If you were looking for the the full Stockton Heat schedule it is now available. Here is all the info directly from the Heat. For...
  • 14 hr 46 min ago

89 Champs: Where Are They Now: Brian MacLellan

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — A 10 year NHL vet, MacLellan turned a hockey career into a management opportunity. Brian MacLellan spent 10 years in NHL rinks from 1982 until he retired in 1992. A little over 2 of those 10...
  • 16 hr 37 min ago

Top 25 Under 25: #2 Sean Monahan

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — The recently signed centre is #2 on our countdown. #2 Sean Monahan Position: C Age: 21 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 6th Overall in 2013 (Round 1) It is real nice to be able to write this...
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89 Champs: Where Are They Now: Jamie Macoun

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Newmarket Ontario product was a rock on the Flames blue line. Jamie Macoun joined the Flames by way of Ohio State University in 1983. Macoun would play 9 years with the Flames as a valued...
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Top 25 Under 25: #3 Sam Bennett

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — The Calgary Flames’ highest draft pick ever comes in at #3. #3 Sam Bennett Position: C/LW Age: 20 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 4th Overall in 2014 (Round 1) The bronze medal of our Top...
  • 2 days ago

89 Champs: Where Are They Now: Ric Nattress

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Ric Nattress spent 5 years with the Flames and was involved in one of the worst trades in Flames history. Ric Nattress arrived in Calgary just in time to get himself a Stanley Cup. The Hamilton...
  • 2 days ago

Top 25 Under 25: #4 Dougie Hamilton

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — After a uneven first half of the season Hamilton started to show why the Flames traded for him. #4: Dougie Hamilton Position: D Age: 23 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 2011 #9 (Round 1 Boston...
  • 3 days ago

89 Champs: Where Are They Now: Tim Hunter

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Flames all time leader in PIM is now a head coach. Tim Hunter broke in to the NHL with the Flames in 1981 and spent 11 of his 17 NHL seasons in Calgary. Hunter, no relation to Mark, was...
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Top 25 Under 25: #5 Matthew Tkachuk

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Flames’ 2016 1st Round pick makes the Top 5. #5: Matthew Tkachuk Position: F Age: 18 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 2016 #6 (Round 1) It’s hard to believe the Flames weren’t crawling...
  • 4 days ago
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Sean Monahan’s Contract Explained

Matchsticks and Gasoline (MattyFranchise) — As Per the CBA Yesterday Sean Monahan signed his much awaited deal. There were many questions earlier in the summer about what this deal would look like and I took a stab earlier in the summer ...
  • 4 days ago
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Top 25 Under 25: #6 Jon Gillies

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Flames future goal tender had surgery last season, but should be ready to go for this season. #6: Jon Gillies Position: G Age: 22 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 2012 #75 (Round 3) The...
  • 4 days ago
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89 Champs: Where Are They Now: Mark Hunter

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Mark Hunter parlayed an NHL career into a franchise ownership and a management position with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Mark Hunter’s run with the Flames was short, but it earned the tough winger...
  • 4 days ago
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Top 25 Under 25: #7 Micheal Ferland

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Ferland burst onto the scene during the 2014-15 playoffs, but didn’t live up to expectations last season. #7: Micheal Ferland Position: F Age: 24 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 2010 #133...
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Top 25 Under 25: #8 Hunter Shinkaruk

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Calgary product cracks the Top 10 and showed why he’s worthy in limited time last season. #8: Hunter Shinkaruk Position: C/F Age: 21 Team: Calgary Flames Drafted: 2013 #24 (Round 1,...
  • 5 days ago
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Sean Monahan Signs New Contract

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Flames and Monahan have reached a deal. The Calgary Flames and Sean Monahan have reached a deal. The centre and Flames have settled on a 7 year deal. It has been reported that the deal is...
  • 5 days ago
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89 Champs: Where Are They Now: Joe Niewendyk

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Joe won 3 Stanley Cups with 3 different teams. After helping the Calgary Flames win the Stanley Cup in 1989, Joe Niewendyk had a 45-goal season in 1989-90 to lead the team for the third season...
  • 5 days ago
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