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Sean Monahan and Jiri Hudler (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Inside the Unlikely Success of the Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames should not be this good. This is a common refrain throughout the National Hockey League. It’s extolled by many on both sides of the aisle; the hardcore […]

by · December 9, 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)

Calgary Flames 2014-15 Preview: Defensemen

Last season, the Flames hoped that T.J. Brodie wouldn’t regress from his impressive end to the 2012-13 season and that they could get a full season out of Mark Giordano, […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · 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)

The Flames Files: Week Eighteen In Review

As Reto Berra and Ladislav Smid head to Russia to represent their respective countries in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the rest of the Calgary Flames are left with a […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Mike Cammalleri (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Calgary’s Fire Sale? A Look Towards The Trade Deadline

Sometimes familiarity breeds contempt. Sometimes it builds fondness. In the sports world, often there’s a level of attachment for a team you put together, sometimes regardless of that group’s success. […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames Burning Questions: Looking Into the Future

Calgary Flames Burning Questions: Looking Into the Future

If a team is out of the playoff picture by the U.S. Thanksgiving, the odds of making it are not good. The Calgary Flames are 14 points off the pace […]

by · December 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Bob Hartley Ideal Coach for Calgary Flames

Bob Hartley Ideal Coach for Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley is proving to be the right coach for this year’s team. As an experienced and positive coach, he has made a big impact on a […]

by · November 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Mark Giordano could be a top five defenseman. (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

The Flames Are In Trouble Without Mark Giordano

Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano has had a whirlwind career in the National Hockey League. After being signed as a minor-league depth player in the summer of 2004, Giordano worked […]

by · October 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Jay Bouwmeester was traded to the Blues last season. (Warren Wimmer/Icon SMI)

Three Young Flames In The Hunt For Blueline Spots

The 2013 edition of training camp has been one of major change for the Calgary Flames. For the first time in years, the camp began with two sheets of ice […]

by · September 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Shattenkirk has been a force on the Blues' blue line (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Blues Commit to Young Defense with Shattenkirk Signing

On Wednesday, the St. Louis Blues agreed to terms with defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. Reportedly, the deal will pay Shattenkirk $17 million over four years, generating a $4.25 million cap-hit each […]

by · June 27, 2013 · 1 comment · Free Agents, St Louis Blues
David Perron worth considering (Tim Vizer/Icon SMI)

Why Blues Fans Should Still Tune in for the NHL Draft

The Blues’ first pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft comes at #47 in the second round. Acquiring Jay Bouwmeester at the Trade Deadline has seized their first-round pick while […]

Ryan Miller led the Reborn Sabres into battle against the Polish Express. (HermanVonPetri)

Why it Won’t be Miller Time in St. Louis

Rumors suggest that St. Louis Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong had a deal in place to acquire Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller at the trade deadline in exchange for goaltender […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, St Louis Blues
Tarasenko arrived in St. Louis in 2012 to skate with future teammates (TSN Photography)

Updates on Active Blues Players

After a season that saw the Blues climb to second place in the Western Conference standings, the players had to pack up and head in different directions across the world.  […]

by · November 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, KHL, St Louis Blues