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In Focus: Five things to watch against the Preds

Calgary Herald Two of the Flames’ top point-getters are D Mark Giordano and D T.J. Brodie. Members of the team’s top pairing, they each have eight points. Only C/RW Joe Colborne has gathered that...
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Flames’ centre Backlund in tough; Ferland gets the call

Calgary Herald On Thursday morning Mikael Backlund had talked about the struggles of playing through a nagging abdominal strain injury.
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Gaudreau earns kudos after best game of the season

Calgary Herald For someone still stuck in a hotel, Johnny Gaudreau looks right at home. The only thing missing Tuesday was a pair of fuzzy slippers.
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Johnson: Flames suddenly thin up the middle after devastating night of injuries

Calgary Herald Being a good sort, always at the ready to chip in for the cause, Craig Conroy seemed willing to duck into the nearest phone booth — or at least the inner labyrinths of the dressing room...
  • 2 days ago

Flames stop rotating, naming Hiller the starting netminder

Calgary Herald Jonas Hiller has earned the edge in the Calgary Flames’ rotation of goaltenders.
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Johnson: Price nothing less than otherworldly in repelling Flames

Calgary Herald Back in the pulp-and-paper-mill town of Hawkesbury, on the ice-slickened roads under, Bob Hartley was no different than any other self-respecting kid in his neighbourhood.
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Flying Flames thwarted by brilliant Carey Price, fall 2-1 to Habs in shootout

Calgary Herald Studying the Montreal Canadiens’ recent batch of visits, you might have made an assumption.
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A healthy scratch for five games running, McGrattan biding time in press box

Calgary Herald In a busy game-day locker-room Brian McGrattan is short of breath and pouring sweat after Tuesday’s morning skate.
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Flames notes: Engelland concerned for ex-teammate Maatta

Calgary Herald Deryk Engelland heard the news and, having played with Olli Maatta last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, expressed concern for the 20-year-old. The team announced on Monday that the Penguins...
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Flames defenceman Diaz cherishes Habs experience

Calgary Herald Calgary Flames Swiss-native defenceman Raphael Diaz, who broke into the NHL with the Canadiens in 2011-12, is with his fourth team in eight months. It's been a remarkable ride, and now he's trying...
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Ben Scrivens earns seventh career shutout in Oilers' 3-0 win over Canadiens

Calgary Herald EDMONTON - Ben Scrivens made 29 saves and Benoit Pouliot had a goal and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers continued to turn their season around with a 3-0 victory over the league-leading Montreal...
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Flames notes: Jones coming off the shelf

Calgary Herald A few injury reports emerged from Monday’s skate, including the return of right winger David Jones, who is cleared to play on Tuesday against the Canadiens.
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Weird day at the office of scrapping for Flames’ Brandon Bollig

Calgary Herald Scrap history, as a talking point between newcomers, is not a stretch. And Brandon Bollig had been curious about Mason Raymond’s fight card in the National Hockey League. So, Friday, he...
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Game Day: Montreal Canadiens at Calgary Flames

Calgary Herald Keep your eyes on Jonas Hiller and Brendan Gallagher as well as these five things to watch
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Wideman would tie Flames franchise record with a goal in Tuesday’s game

Calgary Herald There is nothing different about Dennis Wideman’s stick, preparation, or his approach to the game.
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Jooris gets his ‘welcome-to-the-NHL’ moment courtesy of Brooks Orpik

Calgary Herald Plunging into the National Hockey League, he’s absorbed a rush of thrills. Skating a warm-up lap — by himself — before his debut. Hooking up with the team captain to score a...
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Johnson: Stopping Ovechkin a GR8 challenge

Calgary Herald “He literally can score from anywhere inside the blueline,” Mark Giordano said about the force of nature he’ll be trying to contain Saturday. “Anywhere. His shot is that...
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Capitals coach says things are fine with Ovie

Calgary Herald Anyone looking for Barry Trotz on Friday morning would have had no trouble tracking him down.
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Swedish rookie turning heads in Washington

Calgary Herald His tenant will get space. Nicklas Backstrom has no intentions of smothering anybody.
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Gallery: Flames battle the Hurricanes

Calgary Herald Game action as the Calgary Flames took on the visiting Carolina Hurricanes at the Scotiabank Saddledome Thursday night.
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Blog Articles

Flames vs Predators recap: Turns out the Flames have some pretty good young players

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Boo! It's Halloween, and that apparently means injuries for the Flames, and a stolen game. Hey, not a bad night at all. In a spooky turn of events, the  Calgary Flames have all of a sudden...
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Michael Ferland makes long awaited debut for the Calgary Flames tonight vs. Nashville

Calgary Herald (Kristen Odland) — For the Calgary Flames facing the Nashville Predators tonight, one of the biggest challenges heading in was their lineup. After four forwards hit the injured reserve earlier this week, that has...
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Game 12 Preview: Calgary Flames Vs. Nashville Predators

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — After starting out their five-game road trip with a 1-1-2 mark, the Flames try to finish off on the right skate against the Central Division leading Nashville Predators. Tonight at 7PM, the ...
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Flames recall Michael Ferland, Mikael Backlund out week-to-week

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The bodies just keep piling up. Yesterday, the Flames placed Matt Stajan on the injury reserve, and  called up Markus Granlund to replace him. Today, it's been announced that Mikael...
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Adirondack Wins Second Straight

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — Home Win Streak at Three The Flames continued their homestand against the Western Division leading San Antonio Rampage Wednesday evening.  This game was an end to end offensive game that was...
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Flames recall Markus Granlund, Matt Stajan out six weeks

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Remember when we were talking about who should be sent down when everyone's healthy? That's not going to be an issue just yet. In last night's contest against the Montreal Canadiens , Matt...
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Game 11 fancy stats recap: Hockey can be cruel

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Sometimes you just lose games you should have won. Sometimes, hockey is just plain mean. Like it was when the Flames visited Edmonton and thrashed the Oilers 5-2 on the scoreboard, despite...
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Flames vs Canadiens recap: Penalties and penalties and dominant Flames and this game was mean

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The Flames more than deserved this one. Hockey can be so cruel. Coming off a poor loss, the  Calgary Flames came out roaring for this game, and it showed. They completely outplayed the  Montreal...
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Injured reserve swap: Jones back in, Raymond out

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — So, what happens when everybody's completely healthy? The perpetually injured David Jones is no longer injured. The Flames , who are carrying the maximum number of players on the roster,...
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Hartley vs. Therrien, Calgary Flames vs. Montreal Canadiens; Raymond out with shoulder injury

Calgary Herald (Kristen Odland) — When asked about Bob Hartley’s fondest memory of coaching against Michel Therrien, the Flames boss drew from one particular set of back-to-back games between the Atlanta Thrashers and the...
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Game 11 Preview: Canadiens visit Calgary

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Flames try to stay above .500 as they welcome the Eastern Conference leading Montreal Canadiens to the ScotiaBank Saddledome at 7PM tonight. The 5-4-1 Calgary Flames will host the 7-1-0 ...
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All Hail Lord Byron, Full of Fenwick

Matchsticks and Gasoline (ArikJames) — Paul Byron's been noticeably good this season- but what do the advanced stats say? There's been a lot of talk about how the big story for the Calgary Flames this season is— shocker— the youths....
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Baby Steps for Adirondack

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — Flames "Salvage Week" with big 7-3 win Saturday After a solid weekend last week that saw the Flames take three points, there was a fair amount of enthusiasm going into a tough week against two in...
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The morning after: Game 10 fancy stats recap

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Downed 3-1, the Flames definitely have several things to work on, but it wasn't a bad effort. Some teams are simply better than others, and that's what we saw last night. To the surprise of...
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Warded off: Caps 3, Flames 1

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Joel Ward scored twice to lead the Capitals to a 3-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. By a matter of hours, the Calgary Flames are the second team in the NHL to play in their 10th...
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Calgary Flames vs Washington Capitals game preview

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The Flames are one of the first teams in the league to play 10 games this season. What's up, schedule makers? It's Hockey Night in Canada! In the night's final game, the Calgary Flames are...
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Flames ready for Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals

Calgary Herald (Kristen Odland) — Alex Ovechkin won’t be the only player on the ice for the Washington Capitals tonight but you wouldn’t have known it by the way the conversation went this morning in the Calgary Flames dressing...
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The morning after: Game nine fancy stats recap

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — This is probably going to be one of the most dominating games the Flames will have all season. It took the Flames a couple of minutes to get into the game, but once they were there, they never...
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Flames vs Hurricanes recap: Yeah, we're not in the running for Connor McDavid

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — That was fun. Tonight, the  Calgary Flames met the  Carolina Hurricanes : one team looking for its first home win, the other looking for its first... win. The Hurricanes are suffering some...
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Game Nine Preview: Calgary hosts Hurricanes

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Flames hope to continue their historical mastery over the Hurricanes (Whalers) franchise. This evening at 7PM, the Flames will continue their first homestand of the year at the Scotiabank...
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