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Game Day: Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks

Calgary Herald Keep your eyes on Jonas Hiller, Rene Bourque and these five things
  • 23 days ago
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Flames marvel at Bouwmeester's ironman streak

Calgary Herald Former Calgary defenceman sees fifth-longest streak in NHL history — 736 games — come to an end.
  • 23 days ago
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Flames visit their haunted house in Anaheim

Calgary Herald Trimmed neatly in marble and granite, surrounded by palm trees, this building is welcoming, not threatening. Other rinks have signs forbidding guns and knives. This venue? Once...
  • 23 days ago
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Glencross snaps drought while Flames stay red-hot going into three-game road trip

Calgary Herald The first goal, well, the celebration said it all for Curtis Glencross, who snapped an eight game drought. His second one of Saturday night’s 5-4 shootout victory over the New Jersey Devils...
  • 24 days ago
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Flames goalie anxious to get on a roll

Calgary Herald Most observers, if pressed, can recall the events of April 7 in Newark, N.J. Not surprisingly, Bob Hartley requires no hints, no prodding. “I remember,” the Calgary Flames...
  • 26 days ago
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Flames miss injured Russell

Calgary Herald Flames defenceman Kris Russell has zero interest in sitting out, even while being hampered by lower-body issues. "The other night he told me, 'If you want me to play, I'll play,' " Flames coach...
  • 26 days ago
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Flames’ late-game magic runs out in 4-3 loss to Blackhawks

Calgary Herald The Calgary Flames, nearing the quarter pole of the 2014-15 National Hockey League season, have been masters of the third period and establishing themselves as late comeback specialists....
  • 27 days ago
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Newest Hitmen defenceman Kanzig excited to play in front of Calgary fans

Calgary Herald Sometimes, the most logical choice is the best one. The Calgary Hitmen took that route, striking a deal with the Victoria Royals and acquiring Keegan Kanzig, a simple, puck-moving defenceman on...
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Flames Week 10 Power Rankings

Matchsticks and Gasoline (HockeyGoalieEh) — A miserable performance over the past two weeks has the Flames outside of the top 15 for the first time this season. The bi-weekly power rankings are up and we'll look at them through a few...
  • 18 hr ago
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Flames sign Bob Hartley to multi-year extension

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — Calgary's head coach of the past three seasons is going to remain its head coach for the foreseeable future. It was inevitable. Yes, the Flames are currently mired in an unfortunate, sad, and...
  • 1 day ago
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Rangers vs Flames - Six Straight and Some Numbers (Stats Recap)

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Mike FAIL) — Six in a row. THE PDO TRAIN CAME A KNOCKIN' AND NOW EVERYONE IS FLEEING THE "BANDWAGON"! But seriously, they got ruined by Rick Nash and the Broadway Boys. It was rough and hopefully the Flames...
  • 1 day ago
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Flames Winning Streak at Five

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — The Flames extended their present winning streak to five games by defeating the home Chicago Wolves in a rare Wednesday afternoon game 4-1.  Adirondack capitalized on the power play with three...
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Calgary Flames vs New York Rangers recap: It's not going to last forever, trust me

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — Look, the Flames may be in a skid right now, but this wasn't unexpected. They're one of the worst possession teams in the league. They're not going to lose every single game the rest of the...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago
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Calgary Flames vs New York Rangers game preview

Matchsticks and Gasoline (arii) — The last time the Flames played the Rangers, they won 4-3, and Karri Ramo was outstanding. The Flames need another win bad, so let's hope for something similar tonight. Before their recent road...
  • 2 days ago

Flames vs Blackhawks stats recap: At least they keep it interesting

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — If you're not a Cup contender (and let's be very clear here, the Flames are not), at least you want the games to be fun to watch, right? That's the era we're living in. It's not so bad. And...
  • 3 days ago
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Flames vs Blackhawks - Saad ending to a roadtrip

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — The Flames unfortunately didn't pick up a point at all on the roadtrip and are now the proud owners of a five game losing streak. But hey, that Jiri Hudler is pretty cool. Also Deryk Engelland did...
  • 3 days ago
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Ortio Leads Adirondack

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Adkmac) — The goaltender continues to improve play - making this team a tough opponent each night The one thing that has been consistent since the calendar turned to November, has been the play of Joni...
  • 4 days ago

M&G GameTime Preview: Flames visit Chicago

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Flames try to halt their recent slide, up to four games now, against the red-hot Chicago Blackhawks. Tonight at 6PM, the Flames will invade the United Center on West Madison Street in...
  • 4 days ago

Flames vs Penguins - Stats Recap

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — We've lost four straight now and the wheels on the bus appear to be falling off. Nah, not really. Mark Giordano is still amazing and so is a large portion of this roster. It was just a bad loss. ...
  • 5 days ago

Flames at Penguins recap: Let's call every penalty except the one that actually matters, apparently

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — Flightless birds burned the Flames pretty much right away, but you can't say they didn't make a game of it. That and the refs. They were bad. With a three-game losing streak threatening to become...
  • 5 days ago

M&G GameTime Preview: Flames visit Pittsburgh

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Flames couldn't pick a tougher team to bounce back against. It's the Sid Crosby led Penguins team, in their house, on the second night of a B2B. Tonight at 5PM, the Flames will join the ...
  • 6 days ago

Flames vs Sabres - Stats Recap

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — It's funny, Ari and I were discussing how important the remainder of this road trip was the other night. Plus the importance of actually winning some crucial games. We had no idea this was one. ...
  • 6 days ago

Flames at Sabres recap: Make it three

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — That is, three games in a row the Flames were the superior team and got majorly stymied by an excellent goalie. Also the first time they've lost three games in a row this season. Oh no. The ...
  • 6 days ago
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Joe Colborne activated from injured reserve; Michael Ferland sent to Adirondack

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The Flames are almost totally healthy now, which means Adirondack is gonna be staaaacked, in theory, hopefully. Joe Colborne , who suffered a wrist injury back on Oct. 28 against the Montreal...
  • 7 days ago
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M&G GameTime Preview: Flames Visit Buffalo

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Flames, fresh off their first consecutive losses of the season, visit the scourge of the Eastern Conference in Buffalo. Tonight at 5PM, the Calgary Flames converge on the Sabres in the...
  • 7 days ago
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Flames at Leafs fancy stats recap: The score is not always a reflection of the play

Matchsticks and Gasoline (Ari Yanover) — The Flames' first real losing streak of the season comes on the backs of two games they deserved better fates in. Dang. Give this one up to Jonathan Bernier , friends. The Calgary Flames came...
  • 8 days ago
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Flames vs Leafs - Recap

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — The good times keep rolling as Mason Raymond returned and Sven Baertschi was exiled back to some place in America with a weird name. I think it's called Adirondack? Whatever, the point is tonight...
  • 8 days ago
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Sven Baertschi sent down

Matchsticks and Gasoline (mikeFAIL) — Ari called it yesterday. He was sent down as Mason Raymond is returning to play against his former team. The #Flames have assigned Sven Baertschi to the @AHLFlames ~ ...
  • 9 days ago
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