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Fired Up: Playoff Update, Three Game 3's

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — How the 2nd Round looks after last night's trio of games Last Night's Scores: Tampa Bay Lightning 5 @ New York Islanders 4 (OT) Lightning lead series 2 to 1 The Lightning would tie the...
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Bob Hartley Is Out And I'm Not Surprised

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Flames have fired Bob Hartley as their head coach and it shouldn't come as a big shock. Bob Hartley is out as the coach of the Calgary Flames . I'm not shocked, but it also doesn't mean I...
  • 13 hr 34 min ago

Flames Fire Bob Hartley

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — Bruce Boudreau Incoming? Bob Hartley has been fired as the head coach of the Calgary Flames .  The organization had said that it would look at Hartley's status sometime this week as they...
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Flames to pick sixth in the draft

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — Now let's see the pick. The NHL changed their lottery format this year, implementing one similar to the NBA where the top three picks were up for grabs rather than just the number one...
  • 3 days ago
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Why Mark Giordano Deserves the Norris

Matchsticks and Gasoline (MattyFranchise) — Mathematically proving that Mark Giordano is better than or at least on the same level as the recently announced Norris nominees Courtesy of  Wikipedia the Norris Trophy is " awarded...
  • 4 days ago
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Potential UFA Right Wing Targets

Matchsticks and Gasoline (MattyFranchise) — An introduction both for myself and the in-depth look at unrestricted free agent right wingers that may interest the Flames this summer. Since this is my first article on Matchsticks and...
  • 4 days ago
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Flames Sign Czech Forward Pribyl

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — The Calgary Flames have signed Czech forward Daniel Pribyl to a two-way entry-level deal. As per the  Calgary Flames website , the club has signed Czech forward Daniel Pribyl to a...
  • 4 days ago
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M&G Writers Playoff Pool (Round 2)

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Our writers share our picks for this round of the playoffs after an entertaining first round. As the 2nd round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs are set to begin, we too at Matchsticks are set to...
  • 6 days ago
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Community Champions: Mikael Backlund

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Mikael Backlund is involved with a handful of community organizations. Calgary Flames forward Mikael Backlund has been a fan favourite since he cracked the roster in 2009. This season was by...
  • 6 days ago
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Fired Up: Round 2 Of The NHL 2016 Playoffs Starts Tonight

Matchsticks and Gasoline (TraciKay) — Before the first round of playoffs are done, round 2 will start with a 5pm MST game. It's a strange playoff season. Before the final round 1 games are over, round 2 will begin. Tonight the NY ...
  • 7 days ago
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The Rookie Season of 19-Year-Old Sam Bennett

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — Looking at why we should consider Sam Bennett's rookie year a success. Sam Bennett had quite the debut with the Calgary Flames . After missing most of the 2014-2015 season due to shoulder...
  • 7 days ago
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Community Champions: Sean Monahan & Lance Bouma

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Sean Monahan and Lance Bouma love doing good things in the community. There's no denying that the Calgary Flames have boatloads of talent on their roster. A lot of young talent. Young kids who...
  • 8 days ago
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CalgaryNEXT: Seemingly Too Good To Be True

Matchsticks and Gasoline (TraciKay) — A look at some of the issues that have popped up since the original presentation of the CalgaryNEXT project. The Calgary Saddledome, which was built in 1983, holds a lot of memories for me; the...
  • 8 days ago
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Fired Up: Playoff Update, Productive Evening

Matchsticks and Gasoline (TraciKay) — Your daily dose of 2016 playoff updates. Last Nights Scores Washington Capitals 1 @ Philadelphia Flyers 0 *Flyers were eliminated Dallas Stars 5 @ Minnesota Wild 4 *Wild were...
  • 9 days ago
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There's a New #3 in Town

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Newly acquired Jyrki Jokipakka is young enough that Coach Hartley has the potential to mold him into an offensive defenceman. JYRKI JOKIPAKKA Defence #3 6'-3" 215lbs. Shoots Left Born August 20,...
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Fired Up: Playoff Update, NY Rangers Eliminated

Matchsticks and Gasoline (TraciKay) — Your daily does of playoff updates. Last Nights Scores NY Rangers 3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins 6 *Rangers were eliminated Nashville Predators 2 @ Anaheim Ducks 5 St. Louis Blues 3 @ ...
  • 10 days ago
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Captain Mark Giordano Sounds Off About Disappointing Season

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Flames captain, Gio, doesn't beat around the bush when it comes to a bad year. After making it into the post-season and disposing of the rival Vancouver Canucks last year, Calgary Flames ...
  • 10 days ago
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Bob Hartley: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Matchsticks and Gasoline (jshanny14) — Whether you want Bob Hartley to stay with the Flames or be fired, can't deny he's a winner. No one on the Flames roster or coaching staff took more heat on social media than Bob Hartley. If...
  • 10 days ago
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Fired Up: 2016 Playoff Update, Another One Bites The Dust

Matchsticks and Gasoline (TraciKay) — There was another casualty in last night's matchups, this time it's the LA Kings that were sent packing. Last Nights Scores Philadelphia Flyers 2 @ Washington Capitals 0 San Jose...
  • 11 days ago
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Make Sean Monahan the "Money Man"

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — A list of reasons why Brad Treliving needs to sign Monahan now. Brad Treliving is going to be very busy in his third offseason as Calgary Flames GM. Along with addressing the goaltending...
  • 11 days ago
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