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Joe Colborne signs with the Avalanche

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — A sad day as Joe Colborne is signed by the Colorado Avalanche Entering the free agency period, it was apparent that the Flames would have to sacrifice some of their players. Between the new...
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Flames sign G Chad Johnson

Matchsticks and Gasoline (MattyFranchise) — Got our back up, we'll be fine. The Flames have signed goalie Chad Johnson (age 30) to a 1 year 1.7 million dollar contract. Chad Johnson went 22-16-4 over 45 appearances (40 start) in...
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Flames Sign Troy Brouwer for 4 Years, $22 Million

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — The Flames have added another St. Louis Blue to their organization. The Calgary Flames have signed RW Troy Brouwer , formerly of the St. Louis Blues to a 4 year deal at $4.5 million a...
  • New: 9 hr 31 min ago

Mason Raymond Placed On Waivers

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Flames have placed the struggling forward on waivers this afternoon. According the NHL on NBC's Twitter account, the Calgary Flames have placed Mason Raymond on waivers this afternoon: ...
  • 2 days ago

2015-16 Report Card: Niklas Backstrom

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Niklas Backstrom was a roller-coaster in only the four games he played with the Flames. Niklas Backstrom C- Sv% 5V5 Sv% 5V5 Sv% Low 5V5 Sv% Med. 5V5 Sv% Hi Adj. 5V5 Sv% GP TOI...
  • 2 days ago

Joe Colborne, Josh Jooris, Joni Ortio Among RFAs Not Qualified

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — The Flames may have cut ties with quite a few members of the organization. Today was the deadline for teams to qualify their restricted free agents. Essentially, teams had to give their upcoming...
  • 4 days ago

Former Flame Sergei Makarov inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Four new members were inducted into the HHOF on Monday The Hockey Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2016 on Monday afternoon anointing four individuals with the honour of forever being...
  • 4 days ago
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Flames Acquire Alex Chiasson from Senators for Patrick Sieloff

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — Low risk right-wing addition for the Flames. The Flames made another trade today, acquiring RW Alex Chiasson from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for D prospect Patrick Sieloff . They then...
  • 4 days ago
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Hockey Hall Of Fame Announcements Preview

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The HHOF will announce this year's inductees this afternoon and there are plenty of Flames on the ballot. A Stanley Cup Champion has been crowned. The 2016 NHL Draft has been completed....
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2015-16 Report Card: Josh Jooris

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Jooris struggled in 2015-16 only posting only 13 points. Josh Jooris Grade: C Scoring At Average Minutes Noise G A1 P1 G A1 P1 +/- A2 Hits BS 4 3 7...
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Flames draft Adam Fox, Intriguing Defence Prospect

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — An undersized defender from the USHL, has very high potential. After adding a big, scoring LW in Matthew Tkachuk, a winning goaltender in Tyler Parsons and a speedy 2-way forward in Dillon Dube,...
  • 6 days ago
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Flames Draft Tyler Parsons, Dillon Dube in Round 2

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — Stocking up on a goalie and a speedy centre in the second round. After the Flames traded away their own second round pick at 35th overall for Brian Elliott yesterday, they still had picks 54...
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The statistics of Brian Elliott and the ramifications for Joni Ortio

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — 12 goalies were analyzed yesterday. The Flames acquired one that wasn't on the list. Here's what it means going forward. Yesterday Matchsticks and Gasoline went and evaluated 12 different...
  • 6 days ago
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Player Profile: Matthew Tkachuk

Matchsticks and Gasoline (BizzleJ) — Matthew Tkachuk was selected 6th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The Calgary Flames went into tonight's 2016 NHL Entry Draft with the 6th overall pick in the 1st...
  • 6 days ago
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Brian Elliott or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love the Draft

Matchsticks and Gasoline (MattyFranchise) — Brad Treliving pulled off another stunner at the draft this year and acquired G Brian Elliott for a pair of picks. What are the Flames getting? After the joy of having Tkachuk fall into our laps...
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#6 Pick Matthew Tkachuk Meets The Media

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Flames got their guy in Matthew Tkachuk Here's some of the Tweets the Calgary Flames have been putting out about their newest player, Matthew Tkachuk: "This is the team I wanted to go...
  • 7 days ago
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Flames officially acquire G Brian Elliott from St. Louis

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — The Flames acquired Elliott in a big trade at the draft The Calgary Flames have acquired Brian Elliott from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for the 35th pick in the 2016 Draft as well as a...
  • 7 days ago
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NBCSN Reporting Calgary Has Traded For Brian Elliot

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The Flames have reportedly gotten their goalie in Brian Elliot. NBCSN just reported after the Arizona pick that the Flames have acquired Brian Elliot from the St. Louis Blues . The Score is...
  • 7 days ago

The Calgary Flames Take Matthew Tkachuk With the 6th Pick In The 2016 NHL Draft

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Tkachuk fell to the Flames and they took the rugged winger at #6. The Flames got Matthew Tkachuk after he fell to #6 in the 2016 NHL Draft. This is a dream scenario as he was one of the Flames...
  • 7 days ago
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Flames Goalie Search Heating Up: Ben Bishop and Brian Elliot are the targets.

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Reports around the NHL have the Flames seeking permission to speak with Ben Bishop and Brian Elliot. The Score NHL is reporting that the Flames have stepped up their goal tender search in a...
  • 7 days ago
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