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Looking at Brad Treliving's Moves so Far, Part 2

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — Part 2 of a look at some of the more significant moves Brad Treliving has made so far as Flames General Manager. Yesterday we looked at the moves that Brad Treliving made in the  first year...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Looking at Brad Treliving's Moves so Far, Part 1

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — A look at some of the more significant moves Brad Treliving has made so far as Flames General Manager. Brad Treliving was hired by Brian Burke to be the General Manager of the Calgary Flames ...
  • 2 days ago

Memorial Cup is the London Knights' to Lose

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — It is very clear the London Knights are the team to beat at the 2016 Memorial Cup in Red Deer, Alberta. We are roughly three-quarters through the Memorial Cup round-robin play and two things are...
  • 2 days ago

UFA RW Kyle Okposo

Matchsticks and Gasoline (MattyFranchise) — Kyle Okposo is big and he can score. Where would he fit in on the Flames? Right wing Kyle Okposo is probably the biggest name entering free agency in this position of particular need for the ...
  • 4 days ago

Canada Wins Gold Defeating Finland 2-0!

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — The Gold Medal Game lived up to its billing today as Canada and Finland squared off in a defensive battle. Canada and Finland are meeting in Moscow to decide the 2016 IIHF World Hockey...
  • 4 days ago

Canada Wins a Thriller 4-3 over the United States, Moves onto Gold Medal Game

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Nothing better than watching some great Canada/USA hockey, and this game delivered Canada and the United States will meet for the second time at the this year's IIHF World Hockey Championship....
  • 5 days ago

Memorial Cup Preview

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — The Mastercard Memorial Cup gets underway in Red Deer, Alberta tonight. Being a huge hockey fan and living in Red Deer, Alberta means I am extremely pumped that the Memorial Cup is being held...
  • 6 days ago

Canada Slams Sweden 6-0, Will Play the United States

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Canada thoroughly dominated Sweden and advanced to the semifinals on Thursday. The playoff round of the IIHF World Hockey Championship began today in Russia with four quarterfinal games...
  • 7 days ago
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IIHF World Hockey Championship Tournament Update: Canada vs Sweden

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Looking at where things sit after the round robin concluded yesterday. Let's just file yesterday's humbling loss to Finland in the "wake-up call" folder and move on from it. The round robin has...
  • 8 days ago
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UFA RW Michael Grabner

Matchsticks and Gasoline (MattyFranchise) — Grabner did not do well in Toronto but is there something there that the Flames might be interested in? Michael Grabner is a Leaf that was subjected to some odd usage under coach Mike Babcock....
  • 8 days ago
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Team Canada Blanked and Stunned at Worlds

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Team Canada was stunned by Finland in a 4-0 loss to end the round-robin. Team Canada suffered their first loss at the IIHF World Hockey Championships in Russia today losing to Finland 4-0. With...
  • 9 days ago
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Canada vs Finland Game Preview

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Canada and Finland meet with top spot in Group B on the line. Canada and Finland have simply waltzed through the group stage thus far at the IIHF World Hockey Championship. Both teams sit at...
  • 10 days ago
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Canada Flattens France by Four

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Canada is still undefeated with back to back shutouts, this time 4-0 over France. Heading into today's game Canada sat three points behind Finland simply based on games played. Averaging 6 goals...
  • 10 days ago
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UFA RW Teddy Purcell

Matchsticks and Gasoline (MattyFranchise) — Purcell was a successful player for the lowly Oilers before his trade to the Panthers but would he be a good fit for the Flames? Teddy Purcell was a useful utility player for the Edmonton...
  • 11 days ago
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Canada Systematically Slams the Slovaks

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Canada moved to 5-0 in the tournament with a 5-0 win on Saturday. Canada has been on a roll so far at the IIHF World Hockey Championship, heading into today's game with a 4-0 record and a +21...
  • 12 days ago
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M&G Writers Playoff Pool (Round 3)

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — The writers share our Conference Finals predictions as only 4 teams remain in the playoffs. With the Conference Final round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs set to begin on Friday night, we at...
  • 13 days ago
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Team Canada Improves to 4-0

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Canada looked human, being tied after two periods with Germany. The juggernaut that is Team Canada at the IIHF World Hockey Championships continued to roll on today beating Germany 5-2 and...
  • 14 days ago
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Thunder Run Ends in Double-OT Heartbreaker

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — The Adirondack Thunder extended their inaugural season as far as they could before it ended in double-overtime to the South Carolina Stingrays. The Adirondack Thunder had another chance to close...
  • 14 days ago
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Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Sportsnet tossed the idea out there of Darryl Sutter returing to coach the Flames, but is it a good idea? Is Darryl Sutter the next head coach of the Flames ? @DamoSpin thinks it's a...
  • 15 days ago
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Freddie Wants More NHL Action

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Freddie wants to build on his short experience from last season. No doubt one of the best Calgary Flames stories from last season was when Freddie Hamilton got called up from the Stockton...
  • 15 days ago
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