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Marlies Shock Adirondack

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — At this time of the season, the phrase "must win" is over used.  That was certainly the term used when the Adirondack Flames hosted the Toronto Marlies Saturday night at the Glens Falls Civic...
  • New: 9 hr 18 min ago

Inferno clinch second place, Johnston clinches scoring title in sweep over Brampton

Matchsticks and Gasoline (reinadelaisla) — Rebecca Johnston scored twice and Camille Trautman made 24 saves to secure second place for the Inferno, who beat Brampton  5-3 and swept the season series on Sunday. Johnston's first goal...
  • New: 10 hr 11 min ago

The Calgary Flames three quarters of the way through the 2014-15 season

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — The Calgary Flames have now played 62 games, putting them just over three quarters of the way through the season. They've defied all expectations and remain in the playoff hunt. How? It's the...
  • 14 hr 11 min ago

TRADED: Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Mike FAIL) — Trade call hasn't happened just yet per many reports but it looks to be done as the pending UFA forward heads to America's capital in hopes of maybe winning a trophy or something. Curtis...
  • 16 hr 15 min ago

Flames claim David Schlemko off waivers, place Mark Giordano on injury reserve

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — The Flames have lost their best player, and while their waiver claim isn't even close to an adequate replacement, he'll still help out the rather lacking defensive depth. The Calgary Flames ...
  • 17 hr 31 min ago

Flames News Nuggets 3/1 - Stajan Talks Trades, Wideman Returns, More Trades

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — There wasn't a lot of action going on in Flames world, but there was plenty going on around the league.  Here's the news and notes. Flames News Dennis Wideman checks in with his old...
  • 20 hr 11 min ago

Rookie line dazzles as Inferno rout Brampton, 5-2

Matchsticks and Gasoline (reinadelaisla) — First-year fabulousness all around. Just saying. Sarah Davis had a breakout game with two goals and an assist as the "rookie line" for the Inferno carried the offense and beat the Thunder, ...
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Tim Erixon and David Schlemko on Waivers - Free Defense?

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — There's no question that the Calgary Flames find themselves rather short on the blue line.  The team was already slim before this season and the signing of Deryk Engelland has kind of...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Flames vs. Islanders Stats Recap

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — The Flames took on the Islanders in Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum last night.  The Islanders squeaked out with a win by a score of two to one.  Was it as close as it...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

The Last Quarter: A Sneak Preview of the Flames' Final 20 Games (Part 1 of 2)

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — As the Flames hit 20 games remaining, it's time to grab your popcorn, sit back, and get ready for an exciting finish to an already exciting season! The Calgary Flames have been consistently...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Inferno to wrap up regular season in Brampton

Matchsticks and Gasoline (reinadelaisla) — Now battling for the No. 2 seed as Montreal and Boston fight to be on top, Calgary looks for four points against the Thunder, who have been eliminated from playoff contention. There's one...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Flames News Nuggets 2/28 - Tough Loss, Wotherspoon Recalled, Sopel Retires

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — Flames News The Flames weren't quite able to get it done against the Islanders .  They lost two to one. ( Matchsticks and Gasoline ) Tyler Wotherspoon was recalled from Adirondack. (...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Adirondack Defeats Utica (finally.......)

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — For the first time in ten attempts this season, the Adirondack Flames have beaten the Utica Comets (twelve if you count preseason).  On Friday night in Utica, Brad Thiessen stopped all thirty...
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Calgary Flames 1, New York Islanders 2: Flames Avoid Shutout in Last Minute, Lose.

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — The Flames took on the Islanders in Long Island without the services of Mark Giordano.  The game was tightly contested in the scoring though the Islanders controlled play through most of...
  • 2 days ago

Way Back When...A look at the last time the Flames were well above .500

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — We all know that it has been quite a while since the Flames have had a record like the current one. How far back might surprise you! (But it probably won't if you have any knowledge of the Flames...
  • 2 days ago

Game Preview - Flames take on Islanders Sans Giordano

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — News finally broke this morning that Mark Giordano will miss today's game against the Islanders.  Flames Twitter has been broken, but it's okay - it's seemingly only for one game.  This...
  • 2 days ago

Tyler Wotherspoon recalled from Adirondack

Matchsticks and Gasoline (ctibs) — Let's hope it's temporary. The Flames made a positive yet unfortunate move today. Number one defensive prospect Tyler Wotherspoon has been recalled from the baby Flames, all but confirming...
  • 2 days ago

Flames News Nuggets 2/28 - Hrudey Reminisces, Potter Ready, Trades Galore

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — The Flames take on the Islanders in Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum today.  Here's the latest news from Flames world and around the league. Flames News Kelly Hrudey reminisces about...
  • 2 days ago

New blood helps Inferno as they ready for playoff push

Matchsticks and Gasoline (reinadelaisla) — Four years ago, a new team entered the CWHL fray. Dubbed "Team Alberta," they had losing records in each of their first two seasons before getting a name, finally breaking the .500 mark in...
  • 3 days ago

Calgary Flames at New Jersey Devils stats recap: That's more like it

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — It was the total opposite compared to the game against the Rangers. For one thing, the Flames scored goals! That's more like it! Not only did the Calgary Flames end up winning, but they looked...
  • 3 days ago