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2016-17 Report Card: Kris Versteeg

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Not a bad post-training camp signing Kris Versteeg (Right Wing) - Midseason Grade: B+ G A Rel.CF% Rel.xGF% 15 22 -5.84 -10.86 Our Individual Grades ...
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2016-17 Report Card: Alex Chiasson

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Alex Chiasson (Right Wing) - Midseason Grade: C G A Rel.CF% Rel.xGF% 12 12 0.84 1.03 Our Individual Grades Samwell9 (B) Alex Chiasson actually had a...
  • 3 days ago

2017 IIHF World Championship: Canada Goes for Gold vs Sweden!

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Canada earned a berth with a win over Russia For the third straight year, Canada will be looking to take home Gold at the IIHF World Hockey Championship when they take on Sweden. Both the Gold...
  • 3 days ago

2016-17 Report Card: Micheal Ferland

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Ferland made the jump to the first line this season Micheal Ferland (Left/Right Wing) - Midseason Grade: B+ G A Rel.CF% Rel.xGF% 15 10 -1.71 -0.15 Our...
  • 4 days ago

Three Potential Value First Round Picks for the Calgary Flames

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — The Flames are picking at 16 and there could be some high reward players that fall to them. We are just over a month out from the upcoming NHL Entry Draft, so it is time to start getting hyped! ...
  • 5 days ago

2017 IIHF World Championship Update

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Canada finished first in Group B As the group stage wrapped up yesterday at the 2017 IIHF World Hockey Championships, the tournament shrank from sixteen teams to eight. Quarterfinal action gets...
  • 6 days ago

2016-17 Report Card: Dougie Hamilton

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — It was another year of progression for Dougie Dougie Hamilton (Defense) - Midseason Grade: A- G A Rel.CF% Rel.xGF% 13 37 7.13 9.26 Our Individual Grades:...
  • 6 days ago

2016-17 Report Card: Matthew Tkachuk

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — What a rookie year for this kid! Matthew Tkachuk (Left Wing) - Midseason Grade: A+ G A Rel.CF% Rel.xGF% 13 35 10.36 9.5 Our Individual Grades: ...
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2016-17 Report Card: Michael Frolik

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Frolik has proven to be a good signing from two summers ago Michael Frolik (Right Wing) - Midseason Grade: A- G A Rel.CF% Rel.xGF% 17 27 9.87 8.39 Our...
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Should the Calgary Flames Look at Jordan Eberle?

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Eberle looks to be on the out in Edmonton With the offseason now in full swing, the Calgary Flames will be looking to fill in their holes leftover from last season. Of course the biggest...
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2016-17 Report Card: Johnny Gaudreau

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Gaudreau’s numbers were down this season Johnny Gaudreau (Left Wing) - Midseason Grade: A- G A Rel.CF% Rel.xGF% 18 43 -3.35 -1.06 Our Individual Grades: ...
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2016-17 Report Card: Troy Brouwer

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Well that’s an interesting way to spend 18 million dollars Troy Brouwer (Right Wing) - Midseason Grade: D+ G A Rel CF% Rel xGF% 13 12 -8.55 -10.07 Our...
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2016-17 Report Card: Sam Bennett

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Bennett didn’t have quite the improvement people were expecting Sam Bennett (Centre) - Midseason Grade: C+ G A Rel CF% Rel xGF% 13 13 -3.85 -3.61 Our...
  • 15 days ago

Five Heat Prospects That Could Make the Flames in 2017-18

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — These players all had strong seasons in Stockton With the entire Calgary Flames organization finished playing hockey for the 2016-17 season, the focus now shifts to what the team could look...
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Calgary Flames to Draft 16th Overall in 2017

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Nashville’s win sealed the Flames spot at 16th With Nashville’s elimination of St. Louis earlier today, the Calgary Flames officially will be drafting 16th overall at the NHL Entry Draft in...
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2016-17 Report Card: Lance Bouma

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Still waiting for another season like 2014-15 Lance Bouma (Left Wing) - Midseason Grade: D G A Rel CF% Rel xGF% 3 4 -3.63 -1.53 Our Individual Grades: ...
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2016-17 Report Card: Matt Stajan

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Stajan had a decent year anchoring the fourth line Matt Stajan (Centre) - Midseason Grade: B+ G A Rel CF% Rel xGF% 6 17 -0.33 2.63 Our Individual Grades:...
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2016-17 Report Card: Mark Giordano

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — The Flames captain had another tremendous season! Mark Giordano (Defense) - Midseason Grade: B G A Rel CF% Rel xGF% 12 27 5.7 7.62 Our Individual Grades:...
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2017 IIHF World Championship Preview

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Canada goes for a three-peat in France/Germany With the entire Flames organization finished playing hockey after the elimination of the Stockton Heat on Tuesday, we now look ahead to the 2017...
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2016-17 Report Card: T.J. Brodie

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Brodie had an up and down season for the Flames T.J. Brodie (Defense) - Midseason Grade: C+ G A Rel CF% Rel xGF% 6 30 -0.89 -1.57 Our Individual Grades: ...
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