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Calgary Flames vs Minnesota Wild recap: It took 49 games for the Flames to get shutout

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — Props to both Devan Dubnyk and Jonas Hiller, who posted an excellent goaltending battle tonight, but this is a shutout the Flames probably could have avoided with savvier talent evaluation. A...
  • 14 hr 36 min ago

The new AHL West: Calgary Flames farm team moving from Adirondack to Stockton

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — After a brief detour to the east, Flames prospects will once again be playing in the west, as Calgary's AHL affiliate is joining a new California division. The Flames have announced it will be...
  • 22 hr 50 min ago

Calgary Flames vs Minnesota Wild game preview: Time for a new winning streak

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — The Wild are having a hard time piecing together winning streaks this season. The Flames need nothing but lengthy winning streaks, because the fight for the playoffs is tight. It's Alumni Night...
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Listen up, Calgary: It's time to start watching the Inferno, and we're here to help

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — The following was written by Jeff Stevenson, the Calgary Inferno's media and marketing director. Calgary has a women's hockey team at the highest level, and they're in it for the love of the game....
  • 2 days ago

Sabres vs Flames - Buffalo Smolders (Stats Recap)

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Mike FAIL) — You know, despite the Sabres being the worst team ever created; the Flames had their best third period all season which was a bloodbath in terms of numbers. First game back since the break, I'm...
  • 2 days ago
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AHL All Star Break Week

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — The AHL All Star festivities and mis season break were earlier this week, and we will return to the ice on Saturday - for our third consecutive game against Rochester.  The Flames entered the All...
  • 2 days ago

Thoughts from Adirondack

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — Over the past month or so, I have purposely not write about all the off ice activity associated with the pending Pacific Division of the AHL.  Perhaps because much was in the rumor phase, but more...
  • 2 days ago

Calgary Flames vs Buffalo Sabres recap: Third period Calgary Flames activate

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — Not that things were going poorly beforehand, but an absolutely dominant third period by the Calgary Third Periods ensured our favourite team is still a playoff hopeful. The Calgary Flames and ...
  • 2 days ago

Calgary Flames vs Buffalo Sabres game preview: Right back at it

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — So, the all-star break was pretty fun. And now back to your regularly scheduled regular season programming, where the Pacific Division is tighter than tight and we need the Flames to win many,...
  • 3 days ago
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Matchsticks is looking for two writers!

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Mike FAIL) — Read below, see directions, and maybe contribute! We want to see more voices in the community here. HEY Do you like the Calgary Flames? Probably. Who the hell doesn't? They're damn exciting to...
  • 3 days ago
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The Flames Blueline Woes: Ladi Smid, Deryk Engelland, and Raphael Diaz

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Mike FAIL) — We take a look at Dennis Wideman which includes some positives but a handful of negatives hampering this blueliner. Oh and Rafa Diaz needs to be used in more situations. I hope you're all...
  • 3 days ago

Flames recall Sven Baertschi, David Wolf, and Tyler Wotherspoon; Markus Granlund, Joni Ortio remain in AHL

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — The Flames sent down three players in preparation for the all-star break. Now that the weekend's festivities are over, three players are back up, though not necessarily the same guys. Prior to...
  • 3 days ago
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Flames Near Purchase of E.C.H.L.'s Stockton Thunder

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — The Calgary Flames are currently close to an agreement of sale with the Stockton Thunder's owner Brad Rowbotham.  The Stockton city council unanimously approved the transfer of the lease of the...
  • 7 days ago
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Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks stats recap: We took Joni Ortio too far

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — The loss wasn't all on Joni Ortio. He's still a pretty good goalie prospect who's developing well. It's just. Dang. I guess the Calgary Flames are just never going to win in Anaheim ever again....
  • 8 days ago
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Flames vs Ducks - Burn Down The Honda Centre

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Mike FAIL) — Burn it down, we're cursed. Four straight wins including two against San Jose and Los Angeles coming into this final night of the roadtrip; how would the Flames fare? Not good, friends. Not...
  • 8 days ago
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Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks game preview: Everything is Joni Ortio and nothing hurts

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — Two teams. Two four-game winning streaks. But only one Joni Ortio. This road trip is the stuff of dreams. This road trip has not only put the Calgary Flames back in a playoff position, but...
  • 9 days ago
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Flames recall Tyler Wotherspoon, activate Ramo, and other news

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Mike FAIL) — The Flames made a few announcements around lunch time indicating some line-up changes and to vote for Johnny Gaudreau in the breakway competition at the NHL All-Star game. The #Flames have...
  • 10 days ago
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Flames vs Kings - Regicide 3 (Stats Recap)

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Mike FAIL) — Make it four straight wins and three straight wins this season against the Kings. How did they fare against one of the team's elite in terms of shot generation and play? Game two of the...
  • 10 days ago
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Calgary Flames at Los Angeles Kings recap: Joni Ortio is the only one who matters

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — Sean Monahan and Dennis Wideman are okay, too, I guess. I mean, they helped. The San Jose Sharks lost! The Calgary Flames and Los Angeles Kings are tied in the standings! We're barely over...
  • 10 days ago
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Calgary Flames at Los Angeles Kings game preview: Go for the season series

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — The road trip - all games against other Pacific Division teams - is going really well. Halfway through the season, the division is tight and there's a playoff spot on the line, so this is yet...
  • 11 days ago
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