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Fan Poll Friday: Juuso Valimaki

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Are you happy with the Flames newest draft pick? The Flames selected Juuso Valimaki with the 16th pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. Thoughts?
  • 13 hr 53 min ago

The Calgary Flames Select Juuso Välimäki with the 16th Overall Pick

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — The Calgary Flames have selected defenseman Juuso Välimäki with the 16th pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft . Welcome Juuso to the Flames! What do we think? Posted by Matchsticks &...
  • 14 hr 40 min ago

Dear Brad Treliving, Please Do Not Sign Michael Stone

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — An open letter to the GM of the Calgary Flames. Dear Brad, I am writing to you today in regards to your employer, an organization I care about deeply, the Calgary Flames. I have to say that as...
  • 1 day ago

Calgary Flames 2017-18 Schedule Unveiled

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — The NHL released schedules of all 31 teams today The countdown can officially begin as the NHL released schedules for all teams for the 2017-18 season on Thursday. The Calgary Flames will be...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Expansion Draft Reflection: The Calgary Flames Lost... Nothing?

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — After a year of wondering, the expansion draft did not impact the Calgary Flames in any negative way. From the outset of hearing that there would be a new expansion team in the NHL, we wondered...
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Farewell Deryk Engelland!

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Engelland was drafted to the Golden Knights on Wednesday After weeks of speculation, the Vegas Golden Knights drafted their team during the NHL Awards. As a Flames fan, we had been...
  • 2 days ago
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Johnny Gaudreau Wins Lady Byng

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Gaudreau grabbed some post season hardware tonight at the 2017 NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Johnny Gaudreau has always been known for his on ice skills with the puck, but now he’s been recognized...
  • 2 days ago

Las Vegas Selects Deryk Engelland In Expansion Draft

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — The rugged Flames defenceman will skating with the Golden Knights in 2017-18. In a not so shocking move, the Las Vegas Golden Knights selected Flames defenceman Deryk Engelland in the expansion...
  • 2 days ago
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The NHL and Adidas Missed The Mark

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — A golden opportunity was wasted with Adidas taking over the NHL jersey contract. Tuesday night the NHL and Adidas had their big reveal of the new jerseys for 2017-18 and by all accounts the...
  • 3 days ago
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New Jerseys? Not Really.

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Underwhelming is a good way to describe the new Flames Adidas jerseys. A closer look ... #FormTheFuture pic.twitter.com/DwB48nTjye — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) June 21, 2017 A few...
  • 3 days ago
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The Flames New Jerseys Released

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — Here’s what your favorite hockey team will be wearing next season...... Welp, there’s been a to of hype surrounding Adidas taking over the NHL jersey contract and here’s what the Flames and...
  • 3 days ago
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M&G Roundtable: Drafting the Las Vegas Golden Knights

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — We create our various versions of the Las Vegas Golden Knights. The Las Vegas Golden Knights will reveal their expansion team during the NHL Awards on Wednesday evening. Just for fun, we took a...
  • 3 days ago
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Opinion: Mike Smith is a Good Fit in Calgary

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Nora Scally) — As of today, Mike Smith will be the starting goaltender for the Flames for the 2017-18 season. Understandably, this has been welcomed by mixed feelings from Flames fans. The Flames received Mike...
  • 6 days ago
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Mike Smith Acquired from the Arizona Coyotes to be the Calgary Flames’ New Starter

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — This is not the solution any of us were too excited about. Well, after all the exciting possibilities of who could be the next starting goaltender for the Calgary Flames, the club has settled...
  • 6 days ago
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19 Intriguing and Potentially Available Players for the Calgary Flames

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — A look at some players who are available in the market, that may be able to help the Calgary Flames. The other day, I wrote about some players that looked exactly like the sort of players the...
  • 7 days ago
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Brett Wilson wants a new arena for the Calgary Flames

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Renu Sahota) — Nashville Predators minority-owner Brett Wilson brings his knowledge and experience to hometown Calgary Riding the Nashville High On “leadership” and “vision” - or lack there of, cites Calgary...
  • 8 days ago
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Calgary Flames Preseason Schedule Released

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — 4 of the Flames 7 games will be at home. The Flames announced their preseason schedule today and it sees Calgary playing 7 games, 4 of those at the Saddledome. Fans will see the Flames take the...
  • 8 days ago
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Could Niklas Hjalmarsson become a Calgary Flame?

Matchsticks and Gasoline (FlamesMM) — Chicago is in a heap of cap trouble and the Flames have space With rumors swirling of a flat cap for the 2017-18 NHL season, there are some teams feeling the crunch. However, there are no teams...
  • 10 days ago
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2017 NHL Draft Player Profile: Jonah Gadjovich

Matchsticks and Gasoline (markparkinson14) — He’d be a reach at #16, but is he Matthew Tkachuk Part Deux? *These are not players we think the Flames will draft, but players that could be available when the Flames come to the podium with...
  • 11 days ago
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Possible Acquisition Targets the Calgary Flames Need to Pass On

Matchsticks and Gasoline (samwell9) — Last year, the Flames added a big anchor. Here are some to avoid this off-season. The Flames are in an interesting position this summer, in that they have a lot of bad contracts coming off the...
  • 11 days ago
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