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Flames Off-Season Additions Share Common Trait

The Calgary Flames entered this past summer with a bit of a problem. Their first rebuilding season had gone reasonably well, given their injury troubles and their general lack of […]

by · March 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Sven Baertschi (Ross Bonander/THW)

Baertschi Pushed out of Calgary, Gets a Fresh Start with Canucks

When Sven Baertschi came over from the Swiss-B league and lit up the Portland Winterhawks as a rookie, the Flames ended up drafting him 13th overall in 2011 with hopes […]

Sven Baertschi. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

The Flames Files: Severing Ties With Sven

Well, it finally happened. The rocky relationship between the Calgary Flames and Sven Baertschi is now over. Since picking up the young Swiss winger in 2011 (ranked to be the […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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The Flames Files: Saying Goodbye To Glencross

After seven seasons, 5 injuries, 418 games and 242 points, Curtis Glencross’s time with the Calgary Flames has come to an end. On Sunday, March 1st, it was announced that […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Calgary’s Matt Stajan Shares His Trade Experience

The National Hockey League’s trade deadline can be a stressful time for everybody – coaches, scouts, media, management and, above all else, players. Players from virtually every background and experience […]

by · February 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Karri Ramo has been stellar in goal for the Flames as of late, and much like Andrew Hammond, Ramo might be rolled out by his team if he keeps up his current level of play. (Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports)

Q & A with Karri Ramo of the Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames are one of the surprises of the 2014-15 NHL season and a main reason for their contention for a playoff spot has been defense and goaltending. One […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames
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Losing Mark Giordano Could Be Flames’ Kryptonite

View image | The Calgary Flames have turned many doubters into believers this season. With their consistent play throughout the year, the Flames have put themselves right into the […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames, Injury Report
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Curtis Glencross Won’t Fix Your Team

It appears that the seven-year relationship between the Calgary Flames and winger Curtis Glencross, an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season, is coming to an end. Glencross […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 3 comments · Advanced Stats, Calgary Flames
Mikael Backlund has made an immediate impact on the Flames' lineup since returning from an injury, and fantasy managers should definitely consider adding the forward. (Icon SMI)

Unheralded Trio Driving The Flames Playoff Push

When the Calgary Flames returned from the All-Star Break, head coach Bob Hartley decided to do a little line shuffling. Having had some success together in the previous game against […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Trading Curtis Glencross is NOT the Answer

The March 2nd NHL Trade Deadline is quickly approaching, and the Calgary Flames are in a position to be buyers for the first time in six years. Yes, the Calgary Flames […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Steve Montador.
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Steve Montador Was The 2004 Calgary Flames

He was never supposed to be there. Undrafted, unheralded and largely unknown, Steve Montador was 24 years old when the Calgary Flames made their miracle run to Game 7 of […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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The Flames Files: A Wild Card Couple of Weeks

Just call them the Find-A-Way Flames. They have the best record of come-from-behind wins and put on the most spectacular show when it comes to third period performances. And suddenly, […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames