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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
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Will The Kings’ Kingdom Burn Tonight?

Well, today is the day. Will the Los Angeles Kings survive to fight another day,or will their chances of making the playoffs go up in flames? Only time will tell. […]

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Is Jiri Hudler This Season’s Most Underrated Player?

There’s been plenty of talk about the Calgary Flames this season, and for good reason. Predicted by nearly all pundits to finish in the basement of the Western Conference, the […]

by · April 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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The Calgary Flames: The NHL’s Card-Counters

As the season winds down, the Calgary Flames are hovering around the playoff picture. Their success has been well-documented, as has the perception that it’s a bit befuddling considering the […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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The Flames Files: Pushing For The Playoffs

It’s time to get down to business. The Calgary Flames only have 9 games left in the regular season and are sitting at 8th place in the Western conference, balancing […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Meaningful Spring Hockey Returns to Calgary

Life in southern Alberta is generally in tune with the seasons and the weather. Aside from periodic chinook winds that temporarily melt the city’s snow, residents of Calgary are typically […]

by · March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Pacific Division Predictions: How Will It End?

Overview We are just 22 days away from the conclusion of this regular season. Even though every team in the Western Conference has fewer than 12 games remaining, the playoff […]

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The Flames Soldier On Without Mark Giordano

The Calgary Flames have had a miraculous 2014-15 season. Pegged by most analysts to be among the National Hockey League’s worst teams and projected to fall to the bottom of […]

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