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Game Day: Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks

Calgary Herald Keep your eyes on Jonas Hiller, Rene Bourque and these five things
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Flames marvel at Bouwmeester's ironman streak

Calgary Herald Former Calgary defenceman sees fifth-longest streak in NHL history — 736 games — come to an end.
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Flames visit their haunted house in Anaheim

Calgary Herald Trimmed neatly in marble and granite, surrounded by palm trees, this building is welcoming, not threatening. Other rinks have signs forbidding guns and knives. This venue? Once...
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Glencross snaps drought while Flames stay red-hot going into three-game road trip

Calgary Herald The first goal, well, the celebration said it all for Curtis Glencross, who snapped an eight game drought. His second one of Saturday night’s 5-4 shootout victory over the New Jersey Devils...
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Flames goalie anxious to get on a roll

Calgary Herald Most observers, if pressed, can recall the events of April 7 in Newark, N.J. Not surprisingly, Bob Hartley requires no hints, no prodding. “I remember,” the Calgary Flames...
  • 4 days ago
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Flames miss injured Russell

Calgary Herald Flames defenceman Kris Russell has zero interest in sitting out, even while being hampered by lower-body issues. "The other night he told me, 'If you want me to play, I'll play,' " Flames coach...
  • 4 days ago
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Flames’ late-game magic runs out in 4-3 loss to Blackhawks

Calgary Herald The Calgary Flames, nearing the quarter pole of the 2014-15 National Hockey League season, have been masters of the third period and establishing themselves as late comeback specialists....
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Newest Hitmen defenceman Kanzig excited to play in front of Calgary fans

Calgary Herald Sometimes, the most logical choice is the best one. The Calgary Hitmen took that route, striking a deal with the Victoria Royals and acquiring Keegan Kanzig, a simple, puck-moving defenceman on...
  • 5 days ago

Poll: Are the Calgary Flames for real?

Calgary Herald The Calgary Flames sit in third place in the NHL's Western Conference heading into tonight's game with the Chicago Blackhawks. Who would have predicted that?
  • 6 days ago
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Flames Insider: Calgary lines mixed up ahead of meeting with Blackhawks

Calgary Herald Michael Ferland is in, David Jones is not. That we know.
  • 6 days ago
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Flames red hot as NHL season hits the quarter-pole

Calgary Herald Huddled in their own bunker, only paces away from the dressing room, the coaches were listening. Not eavesdropping, exactly. Because it had been evident what was going on...
  • 6 days ago
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Quiet Markus Granlund steps into impact role with the Flames

Calgary Herald Finns, by nature, are typically on the quieter side — reserved and, for the most part, keep to themselves in a National Hockey League dressing room. For an example, look no further than...
  • 6 days ago
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Five themes | Red-hot Flames will be tested by Blackhawks

Calgary Herald Game Day Graphic: Calgary vs. Chicago, Thursday at Saddledome
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Johnson: Flames continue remarkable pattern of proving doubters wrong

Calgary Herald Outside the city limits, they continue to be regarded as some form of hallucination. A trick of the light, perhaps. A mirage, more likely. Rub your eyes hard enough, long enough, and the verdant...
  • 7 days ago
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Flames come back to shock flying Ducks in a shootout

Calgary Herald When the “Yeah, Baby!” arrived, it sounded fantastic. Like old times. The great man, it must be said, still has pipes. The signature line, though, came early — on the...
  • 7 days ago
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Brian Burke: Phil Kessel doesn’t need to talk to ‘pukes’ in the media every day

Calgary Herald By Sean Fitz-Gerald TORONTO — Brian Burke, his familiar shock of white hair slicked back and his tie loosened around his neck, was asked about a topic he loves to hate: When does the media...
  • 7 days ago
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Yeah Baby! Flames reflect on long-time play-by-play announcer Peter Maher

Calgary Herald Brian McGrattan remembers the day he was baptized by Peter Maher. “I think he gave me a ‘Yeah Baby!’ on my first goal I scored here,” recalled the Calgary Flames winger...
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BLOG: “At some point, you have to turn the page,” — Flames coach Bob Hartley on Hiller facing Ducks

Calgary Herald Bob Hartley had the conversation with Jonas Hiller on the first day of the Calgary Flames training camp: whether or not he would like to be in net versus the Anaheim Ducks.
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Game Day: Anaheim Ducks at Calgary Flames

Calgary Herald Keep an eye on these five things and these two players to watch
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Hiller set to go against his old team, the visiting Ducks

Calgary Herald He doesn’t envision a post-career life at the typewriter. So a tell-all book? A bestseller? Not in the works. “Probably,” says Jonas Hiller, chuckling, “nobody wants to buy...
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Blog Articles

Flames vs Ducks - Stats Requack

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — We lost and now it's time we really assess how we continue playing against the West. As you'll see in this brief rundown of last night's game, the Flames reliance on the 3rd period was their...
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Waivers: Goodbye Setoguchi

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — It looks like it's the end of the line for the former Shark/Wild/Jets and now Flames forward who has yet to do anything productive in his time with the Flames. Waivers: DEVIN SETOGUCHI CGY —...
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Calgary Flames at San Jose Sharks game preview

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — It's a quick turnaround from the close loss against the Ducks, as the Flames are moving up the California coast for their first match against the San Jose Sharks. Road trip! The Calgary Flames ...
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Flames at Ducks recap: Turns out waiting until the final five minutes isn't a good strategy

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Place your bets on when you think the Flames will actually win a game in Anaheim again! Because this can't go on forever. Can it? The  Calgary Flames in Anaheim has not, in recent history, been...
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M&G Gametime preview: Flames visit Anaheim

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Mighty Ducks host the Mighty Flames tonight at 8PM MT. Tonight at 8PM MT, the Calgary Flames will play the Ducks at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. This will be the second of five...
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Flames vs Devils fancy stats recap: Let's all agree to live in a universe where this ride lasts forever

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The Flames are the best and most entertaining team. How can you not love them? The Flames , down by a goal in the third period against the Chicago Blackhawks , tried and tried and tried to even...
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Adirondack Defeats Amerk's

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — Winning Streak at Eight The Adirondack Flames won a key divisional battle on Saturday evening - defeating the Rochester Amerk's 2-1 on home ice.  This is Adirondack's eighth straight win and the...
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Devils vs Flames - Judge, Jiri, Executioner

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — Sorry if some of this is disjointed or I miss anything as my TV, internet, and laptop all died. The laptop is 100% dead because I threw it across the house in excitement of the Glencross goal....
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Knight recalled, Cammalleri returns

Calgary Herald (Kristen Odland) — In Glens Falls, N.Y., Ben Hanowski is sitting in his apartment alone. And, likely, cleaning up after his roommates — Josh Jooris and Corban Knight — who both skipped town after being recalled...
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M&G Gametime preview: Devils visit Calgary

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Flames close up their five-game homestand with a visit from the New Jersey Devils. Tonight at 8PM, the Flames will host the New Jersey Devils at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB....
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Adirondack Wins Seventh Straight

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — Vause, Wolf and Ortio lead team to 9th win in 10 games The Adirondack Flames continued their winning ways on Friday night, with a 4-1 win over the Syracuse Crunch at the GFCC.  This was another...
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Flames recall Corban Knight, return Max Reinhart to Adirondack

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The Flames are still just as injured as ever, so this one's just a prospect swap. After just four games with the Flames , Max Reinhart has been sent back down to the AHL. It's not because...
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Blackhawks vs Flames - Schmancy Stats recap

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — We breakdown what happened in the game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Also we'll have some more numbers analysis later on today as we examine why the Flames are winning games. This is going to...
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Don't Be Saad: Chicago 4, Flames 3

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Flames couldn't extend the streak out to four, dropping a thriller to the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3. I didn’t have a Flames feed, so had to listen to the Blackhawks announcers all night....
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Flames lines mixed up ahead of meeting with Chicago Blackhawks

Calgary Herald (Kristen Odland) — Michael Ferland is in, David Jones is not. That we know. As for tonight’s line combinations and who-is-playing-with-who, things are very much up in the air ahead of the evening clash with the...
  • 6 days ago
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M&G Gametime Preview: Blackhawks visit Calgary

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Calgary looks to gain it's fourth straight win as they start the second quarter of the season. The visiting Blackhawks have gone 6-7-0 in their last 13 contests. Tonight at 7PM, the Flames ...
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Flames Power Rankings - Week 6

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — Throughout the season we've been looking at the teams' rankings and how they've done through the season.  We've used an R.P.I. formula and a strength of schedule adjusted wins formula.  The last...
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2014-15 season quarter mark: A look at the Calgary Flames 20 games in

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — We're about a quarter through the season. How does the team compare to the rest of the league? How are the players doing? Remember when the Flames finally traded Jarome Iginla , signalling the...
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Ducks vs Flames - stats recap

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — The first two periods of play were more boring than Sean Monahan. Then awoke the Flames thanks to score effects and they battled back to take the game in a shootout. Also how adorable is Jonas...
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Flames vs Ducks recap: Yeah baby, you can put it in the win column!

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Peter Maher night treated us not only to listening to that beautiful man's beautiful voice once again, but a thrilling showdown for the Pacific Division lead as the Flames turned it on in the...
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