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Flames Sign Forward Dillon Dube

The 2016 Second Round pick signed a 3 year ELC. Calgary has inked another player from last year’s draft class as forward Dillon Dube signed a 3 year ELC with the Flames today. Dube has 55 points this season with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League in 40 games. Dube was also a member of the silver medal winning Team Canada squad at the World Junior’s this past winter.
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
16 hours ago

Calgary Flames March Madness: Elite Eight B

More Quarterfinal action today! Another day, another duo of quarterfinal matchups in our Calgary Flames March Madness. Today we get to debut our sites own poll system so we don’t have to use that other site anymore. Today’s matchups feature one of the best D in the league against one of the best rookies in the league. Be sure to vote! Results from Last Time: Quarterfinal...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
1 day ago

Flames Possible Playoff Opponents

Though the Calgary Flames have yet to clinch a playoff spot, it sure looks like it’s a matter of time. The Los Angeles Kings sit 11 points back of the Flames and at this point it would take a collapse for Calgary to miss the postseason. So let’s direct our focus to who the Flames will be playing in the playoffs and who they’ll have the greatest chance against. Calgary’s been...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

WATCH: Young Stars - Calgary vs. Winnipeg

The Calgary Flames' prospects take on the Winnipeg Jets' prospects at the 2016 Young Stars Classic
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brian McGrattan: The Purge on Ice

The NHL playoffs will soon be upon us; the league will celebrate its most exciting phase of the season. But is there a widespread concern that the game’s decline in enforcers could undermine the season’s greatest spectacle? In the 2013 American dystopian horror movie, The Purge, a far-right political party is voted into office in response to an economic collapse. This radical...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

5 Players Fueling the Flames Surge

The Calgary Flames have quietly become one of the hottest clubs in the entire National Hockey League. While the team’s resurgence and leap up the standings has come as the product of a series of tweaks, changes and adjustments throughout the line-up, it’s possible to narrow down the biggest impacts to just five players. Here are the five players who are primarily fueling the...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Doughty on Tkachuk elbow: ‘He’s a pretty dirty player, that kid’

Matthew Tkachuk is among the most talented youngsters in the NHL, but one of the league’s best defenders isn’t a fan.On Sunday, Drew Doughty was the recipient of a dirty hit from the Calgary Flames rookie. At the end of the first period, with the puck behind the Los Angeles Kings net, Tkachuk delivered a clear elbow to Doughty’s head. The former Norris Trophy winner immediately...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gaudreau, Monahan lift Flames over Kings 5-2

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Linemates Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan had a goal and two assists each to lead the Calgary Flames over the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Sunday night. Michael Stone, Mark Giordano and Kris Versteeg also scored for the Flames, and Brian Elliott made 19 saves for his 11th straight win to tie a club record set by Mike Vernon in the 1988-89 season. The Flames...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Smart, Smart Player: Tkachuk's High Hockey IQ on Display Once Again

"Hockey sense," replied Glen Gulutzan with conviction, not even waiting for my question to be finished.The Calgary Flames coach wasn't being rude in his post-game presser on Friday night. He just knew where I was going with my query and it's a conversation that's not new. Far from it.Every game, it seems, we're left marvelling about a particular play made by 19-year old Matthew Tkachuk...
Via Flames from 80 Feet
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton scores on Anton Khudobin from center ice

Good things happen when you shoot the puck. In Dougie Hamilton’s case, a simple dump-in from center ice resulted in one of the easiest goals he’ll ever score.In the second period in Wednesday’s bout between the Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins, the odd occurrence happened. Hamilton carried the puck through the neutral zone and quickly fired a shot from center ice. Against all...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames edge Pens in SO, tie team mark with 10th straight win

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Kris Versteeg and the Calgary Flames tied a team record Monday night that was set long before any of their current players were born. Versteeg had two assists and scored the shootout winner as the Flames beat the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 to match the club record with their 10th straight victory. Before the franchise moved to...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames tie franchise record with 10th straight victory

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Kris Versteeg scored the shootout winner Monday night and the Calgary Flames beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 to tie their franchise record with their 10th straight victory. Calgary's first shooter, Versteeg moved in slowly and made a nifty deke before zipping a shot high on Marc-Andre Fleury. Brian Elliott stopped Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bennett and Jacob Trouba engage in a bloody, brutal fight

Now is the time to hit the back button on your browser if you don’t like seeing blood. Still here? Good, because you’re about to watch one of the most brutal and bloody fights seen in the NHL this season. With the Calgary Flames attempting to win their ninth-straight game, Sam Bennett and Jacob Trouba engaged in a vicious scrap near the end of the second period. After the officials...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: Mikael Backlund is the team’s MVP

There were so many questions about whether the Calgary Flames were for real during the preseason. Those concerns leaked into November after another horrendous start to the season. Yet the Flames are now in the middle of a critical, home-heavy month of March, and they have now won seven consecutive games. They have gone from fighting for the second wild card to fighting for the Pacific...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Stability Breeds Success: Flames Have Won Seven in a Row While Icing an Identical Line-up

Win. Rinse. Repeat.Life is good these days for Flames coach Glen Gulutzan. His club riding a seven-game winning streak, he's been on auto-pilot the past two weeks with his line-up, rolling out the exact same configuration of forward lines and D pairings game after game.The only variation was back in the first two periods of that wacky 6-5 overtime win in Nashville on Feb. 21 that...
Via Flames from 80 Feet
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Down and Out No More: Flames Rewarded For Their Resiliency During Red-Hot Run

Crumple no more.A point of exasperation for Flames coach Glen Gulutzan over the first four months of the season was his club's unwillingness to stick with the program if they surrendered the game's first goal.The first-year coach had come in and implemented a new system designed to give his team the best chance at success, yet as soon as they got behind by a goal -- despite often...
Via Flames from 80 Feet
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ducks prospect Max Jones ejected for cross-check to Jonah Gadjovich’s face

Anaheim Ducks prospect Max Jones lost his temper in a recent OHL game between the London Knights and the Owen Sound Attack and it resulted in a brutal attack on Jonah Gadjovich. Jones wasn’t too pleased that Gadjovich was still fighting for the puck in his team’s crease and it led to a slash to the back of the legs and a cross-check to the face. That’s just ugly.Jones should...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss
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