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Jay Bouwmeester was traded to the Blues last season. (Warren Wimmer/Icon SMI)

Calgary Flames Midseason Awards

For the past three seasons, the Calgary Flames have been a playoff bubble team that has found themselves finishing just outside the annual Stanley Cup tournament with respective finishes of […]

by · March 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Miikka Kiprusoff (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Calgary Flames: Grading The First Half Of The 2013 Season

Through the first half of the 2013 National Hockey League season, you could say things haven’t gone according to plan for the Calgary Flames. With a handful of new players […]

by · March 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Miikka Kiprusoff. (Icon SMI)

Breaking Through The Wall: Calgary Flames Rise Above .500

Six times this season, the Calgary Flames have had the opportunity to creep above the .500 mark in the National Hockey League’s standings. After posting a 0-4-1 record in their […]

by · March 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Miikka Kiprusoff (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Miikka Kiprusoff Returns: Flame On

Miikka Kiprusoff couldn’t be returning at a more opportune time. After missing the last 13 games with an MCL injury, the Flames’ all-time wins leader is set to start tonight against his former team, the San Jose Sharks.

by · March 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Flame Retardant: You May Be Smarter Than Your Team’s GM

Flame Retardant: You May Be Smarter Than Your Team’s GM

On February 28, Calgary Flames’ General Manager Jay Feaster made a huge splash in the hockey headlines by signing Colorado Avalanche holdout RFA center Ryan O’Reilly to an offer-sheet, giving […]

by · March 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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The Calgary Flames: Optimism and Pessimism

In whichever way the Flames season continues, there has never been so much evidence to support the two-fold identities of Flames fans- the optimists and the pessimists.  For those not […]

by · February 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Morrow adds punch to the bottom two lines (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Home Cooking: Calgary Flames Sweep Key Weekend Series

Two games under the .500 mark and with the sand in the hourglass gradually diminishing, the Calgary Flames hoped to gain some clarity on their season with two weekend games […]

by · February 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Matt Stajan (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Matt Stajan leads rag-tag group of Calgary Flames centers

Last season, the Calgary Flames had quite a few problems. Chief among them was Matt Stajan and, arguably, all he represented. He had a fat $3.5 million cap hit, played […]

by · February 20, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Jay Bouwmeester was traded to the Blues last season. (Warren Wimmer/Icon SMI)

Jay Bouwmeester: Raising the Bar for Playoff Futility

Jay Bouwmeester is on the verge of reaching a very unwelcome milestone. The Flames defenseman has the longest active iron man streak, having played 598 consecutive regular season games. The key […]

by · February 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Ryan O'Reilly. (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

Flames Should Consider Ryan O’Reilly Offer Sheet

With the apparent complete breakdown of talks between the Colorado Avalanche and their unsigned RFA centre Ryan O’Reilly, there is a strong opinion forming that the likelihood of the Flame’s […]

by · February 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Miikka Kiprusoff (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Four’s A Crowd: Inside the Calgary Flames’ Crowded Crease

For the past decade, the Calgary Flames crease has been a model of stability, the undisputed home of former Vezina Trophy winner Miikka Kiprusoff. A knee injury suffered last week […]

by · February 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Miikka Kiprusoff {Photo: mark6mauno - Flickr}

Leland Irving’s Trial by Fire

While their divisional rivals in Vancouver wrestle with an envious goaltending controversy, the Calgary Flames find themselves mired in a terrible start that they will have to now dig out […]

by · February 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames