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Bob Hartley (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

A New Coach Won’t Solve Everything: Lessons From Calgary

Two underachieving Canadian NHL clubs hired new coaches this week, as the Edmonton Oilers brought in Todd McLellan and the Toronto Maple Leafs recruited Mike Babcock. The announcement of these […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Flames Big Season A Stepping Stone, Not A Giant Leap

The hockey world was abuzz throughout the season, with much of the chatter focusing on the surprising Calgary Flames. In just the second season of their rebuild, the Flames displayed […]

by · May 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Flames Extinguished; the Ducks Fly High

It has been almost nine years since the Anaheim Ducks were relieved of their official “mighty” title and assumed the franchise name The Ducks. Despite no longer having the word […]

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2015 NHL Playoffs, The Calgary Learning Curve

Last October, many people wouldn’t have expected to see the Calgary Flames even fighting for a playoff spot – let alone making a postseason push. Now that’s not to say […]

by · May 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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5 Things We Learned From Ducks-Flames

Bruce Boudreau’s Anaheim Ducks are headed to the Western Conference Final for the first time since Anaheim captured the Stanley Cup back in 2007. After a hard fought first round […]

Bob Hartley (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Why Calgary Flames’ Bob Hartley Is NHL Coach Of The Year

Before the season started, Bob Hartley and the Calgary Flames were not expected to contend for the postseason. The preseason projections looked bleak for them. The Hockey News had Calgary dead […]

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Flames Prospect Watch: Help on the Way

The Calgary Flames battle the Anaheim Ducks in game two on Sunday. They go into the game having been blown out 6-1 in game one by a powerful Ducks offense. […]

by · May 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
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Calgary and Anaheim Will Be Better Than You Think

The Anaheim Ducks are the favorites to win the series against the Calgary Flames, and they’ve earned it. During the regular season, Anaheim had the second most points overall and […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames
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Calgary Flames In The Playoffs: Defining The Cardiac Kids

Throughout the regular season, and throughout the last few years, the Calgary Flames have never really seemed to have good luck playing against the Vancouver Canucks. Their biggest Canadian rival […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames Jonas Hiller  - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

No Swiss Cheese: Ducks Must Beware Of Jonas Hiller

View image | Rewind quickly to the 2014 playoffs for the Anaheim Ducks. Jonas Hiller, a proud veteran of the National Hockey League and an Olympian for Switzerland, is […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames
Sam Bennett has fit right in with the Flames in what is one of the toughest first-round series. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Shades of 2004: The Flames Impress in the Playoffs

Way, way back in 2004, the Calgary Flames opened a lot of eyes and leaped forward in their organization’s development. Aided by a rag-tag group of seemingly mis-matched players playing […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Michael Ferland Lighting Physical Fire For Calgary Flames

Michael Ferland may not be a household name to the casual NHL fan, but he is one of Calgary’s playoff heroes. In the Flames’ first-round series against the hated Vancouver […]