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Bill Arnold continues to be a key contributor for the Boston College Eagles. (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Soaring with the Eagles: Flames prospects enjoy NCAA title win

For much of the past several years, the Calgary Flames were criticized by some for their rather narrow focus when it came to prospects. Flames draft picks had a tendency […]

by · May 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, College Hockey, Prospects
Flames GM Feaster Douses Rumours About Personnel Moves

Flames GM Feaster Douses Rumours About Personnel Moves

by Jas Faulkner, contributing editor In the response to the continually churning rumour mill about who will wear the whistle and a few other hats in Calgary in 2012/13, Flames […]

by · May 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
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What the Roman Cervenka Signing Means

The Calgary Flames made their first big splash of the summer Wednesday afternoon as they signed Czech centre Roman Cervenka to a 1-year deal with a salary of $3,775,000. Cervenka […]

Not the most inspiring logo in the world (but it beats the Winnipeg Jets mark IMHO).

Max Reinhart leads Abbotsford Heat to 1-0 series lead in Toronto

It’s becoming a trend. Max Reinhart got a goal and a helper in just his third pro game as the Abbotsford Heat bettered the Toronto Marlies 3-1 in game one […]

by · May 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Calgary Flames
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Why Jarome Iginla Needs a Stanley Cup Ring

Jarome Iginla is a very good hockey player in the midst of a very good career. The past two seasons have seen him hit some pretty big milestones. During the […]

by · April 30, 2012 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames, Player Profiles
Essential Hockey Read: Behind The Moves

Essential Hockey Read: Behind The Moves

The Essential Hockey Read & Reference: Behind The Moves: NHL General Managers Tell how Winners are Built by Jason Farris (Foreward by Brian Burke) Like a Datsyukian breakaway clinical finish, […]

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Evaluating Calgary’s Expiring Contracts

Since the Calgary Flames closed out their regular season and headed into a playoff-free spring for the third consecutive year, the fan base and local sports media did not have […]

by · April 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
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Season over, Flames now look for answers

Calgary Flames general manager Jay Feaster opened his media availability on Tuesday morning with an apology to Flames fans and ownership over what he termed a “disappointing” performance by the […]

by · April 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Calgary Flames
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Calgary Flames Round-Up: 2011-12 year-end awards

It’s hard to be particularly upbeat as an outlet that covers the Calgary Flames when the club has been on the outside of the playoff picture for the third consecutive […]

by · April 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
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What Trading Jarome Iginla Would Mean

  This Monday served as the cruel epilogue for the 2011-2012 Calgary Flames season as the team gathered for the final time to clean out their lockers and conduct exit […]

by · April 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
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Flames finish strong, worsen draft position

THE STATS LINE 37-29-16 record [17th overall (in points percentage)] 2.43 goals-for per game [24th overall] 2.65 goals-against per game [14th overall] 17.7% power-play success rate [13th overall] 84.3% penalty-kill […]

by · April 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
The NHL Draft Lottery system requires revamping

Fixing the NHL Entry Draft Lottery System: Playoff For Number One

NEW YORK/TORONTO – For the eighteenth time* since its inception in 1995, the National Hockey League Draft Drawing, a weighted system to determine the order of selection for the first […]