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Calgary Flames Round-Up: Matt Stajan and the Swiss Svensation

THE STATS LINE 33-25-12 record [18th overall (in points percentage)] 2.47 goals-for per game [23th overall] 2.66 goals-against per game [14th overall] 18.0% power-play success rate [13th overall] 82.8% penalty-kill […]

by · March 15, 2012 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Sven Bartschi (gzbhow/Flickr)

Future Flames: Baertschi, Irving top Calgary prospects

Throughout the tenure of former general manager Darryl Sutter, the Calgary Flames have been criticized for not having a particularly deep prospect pool. That reputation wasn’t entirely un-earned, but blaming […]

by · March 14, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Calgary Flames, Prospects
Captain Dustin Brown leads the Kings with 2 power play goals in the playoffs (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Analyzing the Western Conference Playoff Bubble

One of the biggest buzz words of the post-lockout NHL is “parity”, and a quick look at the playoff races in either conference reveals why. With mere weeks to play […]

Ilya Kovalchuk (Saed Hindash/The Star-Ledger)

Fantasy Hockey Chutes And Ladders: Playoffs? PLAYOFFS?

We have survived much this fantasy hockey season but now comes the first March edition of “Chutes And Ladders”. Riding the fortunes of a fantasy hockey team can be a […]

Calgary Flames recall top prospect Sven Baertschi from WHL

Calgary Flames recall top prospect Sven Baertschi from WHL

On Tuesday night, the Calgary Flames won their 30th game of the season with a 5-4 thriller against the Montreal Canadiens. Unfortunately, they also lost another body. Winger Tim Jackman […]

by · March 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, WHL
Curtis Glencross is riding a career-best five game goal-scoring streak (Mark Mauno/Flickr).

Calgary Flames Round-Up: Calgary’s season of hospital hockey continues with more injuries and call-ups

THE STATS LINE 30-25-12 record [19th overall (in points percentage)] 2.40 goals-for per game [25th overall] 2.66 goals-against per game [14th overall] 17.1% power-play success rate [14th overall] 82.6% penalty-kill […]

by · March 7, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
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Critical “mini-trip” for the Flames starts tonight in Phoenix

The Calgary Flames open up the month of March with a mini road trip on back-to-back nights. First up tonight it will be the Phoenix Coyotes, followed by the Anaheim […]

by · March 1, 2012 · 1 comment · Arizona Coyotes, Calgary Flames
Mark Giordano scored a power-play goal in each of the Flames’ two games in Florida (Steve Victoria/Flickr).

Calgary Flames Round-Up: could a “lame-duck” season be a big opportunity?

THE STATS LINE 28-24-11 record [19th overall (in points percentage)] 2.35 goals-for per game [26th overall] 2.65 goals-against per game [13th overall] 17.1% power-play success rate [16th overall] 82.8% penalty-kill […]

by · February 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Calgary Flames
Ryan's father Al MacInnis won a Conn Smythe in 1989. (puckpassion/flickr)

Calgary Flames to honour Al MacInnis Feb 27

Al MacInnis will be honoured on February 27, prior to puck drop between the Calgary Flames and St. Louis Blues. The Hall of Fame defenceman, notorious for his booming shot, […]

by · February 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Gretzky’s Tears: NHL Trade Deadline reminds of the deal that shook hockey nations

Gretzky’s Tears: NHL Trade Deadline reminds of the deal that shook hockey nations

Book Review: Gretzky’s Tears – Hockey, America, and the Day Everything Changed By Stephen Brunt This 2009 release told the story of the most monumental trade in hockey history and […]

The face of the franchise, Rick Nash (Dave Gainer/THW)

NHL Rumors Galore: Deadline Edition Part 1

With only about 72 hours before the February 27 NHL trade deadline, rumors are swirling all over the Internet, and especially on Twitter, as fake insiders try to get the […]

Miikka Kiprusoff. (Icon SMI)

Calgary Flames Round-Up: can Kiprusoff save the Flames from their inconsistency?

THE STATS LINE 28-23-9 record [17th overall (in points percentage)] 2.33 goals-for per game [26th overall] 2.62 goals-against per game [12th overall] 16.8% power-play success rate [17th overall] 83.3% penalty-kill […]

by · February 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames