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Flames Drafting and Development On Display In Playoffs

One of the most commonly-used axioms in the hockey world is “you have to build through the draft.” In a salary cap era, you can occasionally grab valuable pieces off […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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History Shows Hartley Picks Fights With Canucks

Canucks Aren’t Strangers to Hartley’s Antics  The Canucks and Flames series shifts to Calgary, for the first playoff game in six years at the Scotiabank Saddledome, at a 1-1 tie after an […]

Mark Giordano was a huge loss for the Flames, but continues to lead a young team. (Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports)

Flames Poised to Continue Success for Seasons to Come

The Calgary Flames organization can rest easy knowing this season has been a success. While the players and coaches continue to pursue Lord Stanley’s Cup, the front office can look […]

by · April 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Is Playing Sam Bennett a Good Move?

View image | The surprise announcement before game one last Wednesday was that Sam Bennett, the fourth overall draft pick in the 2014 NHL draft, would be in the […]

by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Fresh is Best for Sedin Twins in Playoffs

Vancouver Will Need Henrik and Daniel to Lead Offense  If Vancouver plans to head out to Calgary for game three with a series split, they’re going to need their most productive […]

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Can Johnny Gaudreau Be Johnny Playoffs?

The playoffs are here! Tonight the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway and on tonight’s slate of games will be Johnny Gaudreau and the Calgary Flames visiting the Vancouver Canucks […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Upstart Flames Face A Familiar Team In The Canucks

A few seasons ago, the Calgary Flames had a problem. Faced with an aging core anchored by Jarome Iginla and Miikka Kiprusoff, the club repeatedly pushed their chips to the […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Hartley and Desjardins Both Have Teams Exceeding Expectations

Willie Desjardins and Bob Hartley have both been there before. They’ve both been behind the bench, leading their teams to championships in pressure packed situations. Bob Hartley did it with […]

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Lance Bouma’s Role in Calgary’s Success

View image | In last Tuesday’s game against Arizona, Lance Bouma dove in front of a slap shot that hit him square in the chest. Grimacing in pain, he […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Calgary Flames in the Playoffs: The Difference a Decade Makes

On Thursday night, Flames fans were given a flashback of electric proportions: a roaring crowd, anticipation mixed with anxiety and excitement, and the smell of playoffs in the air. Except […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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The Flames are Beating the Oilers in the Rebuild Battle

It’s a hard pill to swallow for Oilers fans, watching their bitter provincial rival lock up a playoff spot. The only good thing going for Edmonton is the possibility of […]

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Five Important Men Lead Calgary’s Comeback

The Calgary Flames punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup playoffs last night, qualifying for the post-season for the first time since 2009. The team is a much, much different […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames