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Mark Giordano could be a top five defenseman. (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

The Battle of Alberta: A Tale of Two Rebuilds

As the 2014-15 National Hockey League season moves head-long towards the one-third mark of the schedule, two questions are emanating out of the province of Alberta. “Why are the Calgary […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
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Biggest Flames Prospect Comes To Calgary

You can’t teach size. That’s the mantra partially driving the Calgary Flames’ drafting and development over the past few seasons. The notion is that you can hire coaches to help […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
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The Flames Files: Weeks Seven & Eight In Review

It’s a good time to be a Flames fan. With three games played at home and three games played on the road, the Flames came out of the last two […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

A Brief History of Flames Coaches and GMs

With the success of the Calgary Flames and the progression of the club’s rebuild under current head coach Bob Hartley, a lot of ink has been spent of late discussing […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Mark Giordano could be a top five defenseman. (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Game of Numbers: Calgary Flames Edition

The Game of Numbers is an exclusive THW series looking at upcoming milestones around the NHL. Each team will be looked at individually in three parts – individual player milestones, […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
T.J. Brodie is part of a defensive group that definitely jumps into offensive play. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

5 Reasons for the Calgary Flames Early Success

In the Calgary Flames locker room – in the back away from the public area where the media congregates – there is a big board. And on that board are […]

by · November 22, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Sean Monahan and Jiri Hudler (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Sean Monahan: Calgary’s Top Center

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by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Mark Giordano could be a top five defenseman. (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

The Flames Files: Week Six In Review

Game 1 Coming off of a very good Week Five, the Calgary Flames were bestowed with another honour as they headed into Monday night’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Mark […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Which Team is Better, the Edmonton Oilers or the Calgary Flames?

Two teams from the same Canadian province. A storied rivalry, both with passionate fanbases, and past championship glory. Both cities are hockey-mad, hungry for a winner and faithful to the […]

Mark Giordano (Greg Thompson/Hammersmith Studios)

The Norris Trophy Is Already Mark Giordano’s To Lose

Normally, a little over one month into an NHL season is an absurdly insufficient amount of time to start making bold proclamations about end-of-season individual awards. However, in the case […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Nichushkin's style of play is very similar to Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin [Photo by Anna Armstrong]

The Flames Files: Week Five In Review

Game 1 The Calgary Flames’ fifth week of the regular season began on a high note. 27 spots high, to be exact. After picking up seven points in their last […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Corban Knight (Ross Bonander / THW)

AHL Flames Roomies Chasing NHL Dreams

In the summer of 2013, the Calgary Flames convened their annual summer development camp at Canada Olympic Park. At that camp, friendship blossomed between three aspiring NHLers. The three got […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames