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Markus Granlund Is Worth A Look

If you drafted Mikael Granlund expecting a solid season after he burst onto the scene late last year you’re in the same boat with me so lets cry together. Eh, it’s not that serious considering his ADP, but if Mike has spurned you you might consider taking a look at his brother Markus Granlund, C (2 A, 1 SOG, +3). Markus has four points in his last two games and eight points in...
Via Razzball Hockey
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monahan lifts Flames past Ducks in shootout

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Things weren't looking too good for Jonas Hiller against his former team for the first time. Down 2-0 at the second intermission, the Calgary Flames mounted a furious comeback in the third period on their way to a wild 4-3 shootout victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. "It feels great to get the win," said Hiller, who made 24 saves through overtime...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Off To Surprising Start

#458853478 / gettyimages.com One thing is perfectly clear five weeks into the National Hockey League season, and that is the Calgary Flames are surpassing expectations and making plenty of noise in the Pacific Division. With a preseason ranking in the bottom tier of the league, most experts pointed out the Flames lack of experience on their blue line as well as not possessing enough...
Via Beyond The Benches
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelheads Glad Roy’s Now On Their Side

Olivier Roy has helped eliminate the Idaho Steelheads from playoff contention the past two seasons. In 17 career games against Idaho, Roy has been unstoppable, including posting a 6-0-1 record in the postseason. Times have changed and now he has helped lead the Steelheads to the top of the Western Conference and made them one of the top teams in the ECHL. Roy has been spectacular...
Via Beyond The Benches
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jooris records goal, assist in Flames' win over Senators

  Rookie Josh Jooris had a goal and an assist, and the Calgary Flames beat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Saturday night. Calgary took a 2-1 lead 2:29 into the third period when Markus Granlund scored his third goal off a setup from Lance Bouma. Jooris scored the eventual winner at 5:37 during a power play. Set up by Curtis Glencross, he wristed a shot past Craig Anderson from the slot...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Byron's pair of goals helps Flames beat Coyotes

  Paul Byron scored twice to break out of a scoring funk, and the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Thursday night. David Jones, Mark Giordano and Sean Monahan also scored for Calgary (10-6-2), while Sven Baertschi added two assists, his first points of the season. The Flames, who have won five of their last seven, began a five-game home stand that will continue Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes drop third straight game

ALGARY, Alberta -- Paul Byron scored twice to break out of a scoring funk, and the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Thursday night. David Jones, Mark Giordano and Sean Monahan also scored for Calgary (10-6-2), while Sven Baertschi added two assists, his first points of the season. The Flames, who have won five of their last seven, began a five-game homestand that will...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames at Panthers game preview

Bob Hartley has been impressed with the way his Calgary Flames have managed to successfully move on from defeats. Trying to rebound from perhaps their roughest loss of the season, the visiting Flames look to further please their coach when they face the Florida Panthers on Saturday. Calgary (8-5-2) outscored Montreal and Washington 10-5 to win the first two on a five-game trip, but...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Interview: Calgary Flames Goalie Coach Jordan Sigalet

The Calgary Flames were looking for a new goaltending coach this year and who did they call? It was none other then Jordan Sigalet. The 33-year-old has spent the last three seasons in the AHL with the Abbortsford Heat and prior to that was the goaltending coach in Evertt (WHL). Sigalet is out to prove to people that he belongs to coaching at this level and with the current performance...
Via Beyond The Benches
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau Has Been Torturing Opponents Since (At Least) 2003

Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau is pretty good at hockey. If you need proof of that, his 176 points (78 goals, 98 assists) in 119 games at Boston College is a solid place to start. But the 21-year old NHL rookie’s track record of torturing opposing defenders goes back much further than that, as evidenced Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Jonas Hiller falls down and slides across the ice

Goalie playing the puck fail! Jonas Hiller stretched out to stop the puck, missed and went flying. No harm done as Calgary had the man advantage, but it’s safe to say Hiller’s pride took a knock.
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Michael Ferland remains out with a concussion

Friday night, newly recalled winger Michael Ferland left the ice midway through the second period with an upper body injury. He did not return to the game and was ruled out with a concussion. #156799788 / gettyimages.comCam Tucker from Pro Hockey Talk reported that Ferland was just recalled from Adirondack on Thursday to replace Mikael Backlund who had recently been place on IR...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Giordano And TJ Brodie Are The Best Defensive Pairing In The NHL

No defensive pairing in the NHL draws matchups as tough as Mark Giordano and T.J. Brodie then proceeds to excel at the level of Calgary’s top pair. In fact, only one pairing over the last two years were given clearly tougher minutes than Giordano and Brodie, Dion Phanuef and Carl Gunnarsson, and to say the […] The post Mark Giordano And TJ Brodie Are The Best Defensive Pairing...
Via Two Pad Stack
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Mikael Backlund placed on IR

As if losing Matt Stajan, Joe Colborne and Mason Raymond wasn't enough to aggravate any Flames fan, add veteran center Mikael Backlund to the ever-growing list of injured players for Calgary. Dhiren Mahiban of ProHockeyTalk.com is reporting that Backlund was placed on injured reserved yesterday.#482030323 / gettyimages.comBacklund suffered an abdominal injury this past summer...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Matt Stajan and Joe Colborne leave game

The Calgary Flames had a tough night. It wasn't just that the Flames out-shot the Habs 38-19, or the fact that they lost 2-1 in a shootout, but they also lost Joe Colborne and Matt Stajan to injuries last night in a hard fought game at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.#479583495 / gettyimages.comAccording to Flameforthought.com, Colborne's injury is still a bit of a mystery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames Sign Defenseman T.J. Brodie To 5-Year Contract Extension

CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have signed defenseman T.J. Brodie to a five-year contract extension. Brodie is in the final year of a two-year deal signed in 2013 which paid him an average annual salary of $2.1 million. The 24-year-old has three goals and four assists in seven games this season for the Flames. Calgary drafted Brodie in the fourth round in 2008. The defenseman...
Via NESN.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

AHL affiliate of Calgary Flames fires team mascot

In telling of his story, Scorch overpowered a firefighter. That happened. pic.twitter.com/ZIpW7Qmw5l — Diana C. Nearhos (@dianacnearhos) October 9, 2014 The American Hockey League affiliate of the Calgary Flames has — wait for it! — fired its mascot. Before even playing its first game. The Adirondack Flames are the new Triple-A team for Calgary, though frankly we were unaware...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevor Gillies deserves to be kicked out of hockey after AHL assault

It’s time to kick Trevor Gillies out of hockey. Gillies’ actions late in an AHL game between the Adirondack Flames and the Rochester Americans were inexcusable as the enforcer jumped rookie William Carrier and slammed his head into the ice. The incident, one which Gillies initiated seemingly at random, earned him 27 penalty minutes, but a far more severe punishment is in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trevor Gillies slams opponent's head into ice

Trevor Gillies is known in the hockey world for two things. One, he’s not very good. Two, he’s pugilist who many consider a dirty player. Gillies was back at it Friday night in the American Hockey League, where he’s currently a member of the Calgary Flame’s AHL affiliate. In a game that eventually turned pretty ugly, Gillies probably crossed the line yet again. The 35-year...
Via NESN.com
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Adirondack Flames sorry for ill-conceived mascot inception tale

Scorch. Has. ARRIVED! pic.twitter.com/WhupSXhidv — Adirondack Flames (@AHLFlames) October 9, 2014 The Adirondack Flames, the... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Boston College Eagles vs. UMass Lowell River Hawks

Hockey East‘s regular season will get underway this Friday, October 10 as the UMass Lowell River Hawks welcome the Boston College Eagles into the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts for opening night. Puck drops at around 7:00 p.m. eastern, following a pre-game ceremony to honor the 2013-14 Hockey East Championship team. The River Hawks welcomed 14 incoming freshmen to their...
Via Mill City Sports
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames President Brian Burke: Violent Athletes Don’t Deserve Paychecks

The NFL’s domestic violence scandals prompted by the graphic Ray Rice video are the hot topic right now, so naturally, the issue has come up in conversation with other professional sports leagues. Calgary Flames president Brian Burke gave his opinion at the Global Business Forum, deeming domestic violence “unacceptable.” Burke believes that professional athletes that act out...
Via NESN.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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