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Calgary Flames’ Raphael Diaz Brings Speed, Experience in Return

CALGARY, AB – MARCH 21: Raphael Diaz #33 of the Calgary Flames carries the puck against Nick Foligno #71 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 21, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Blue Jackets defeated the Flames 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)   The hockey community has been abuzz lately with the news of Calgary...
Via The Sports Journal
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Calgary Flames get blown away in Game 1

I really didn’t want to write this summary. Up until this point, writing about the Calgary Flames has been fun; writing this column is anything but fun. On Thursday night, the Flames were completely crushed and dominated by an Anaheim Ducks team that imposed their will on the younger, inexperienced and smaller Flames. Whatever work ethic […] The post Calgary Flames get blown...
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Calgary Flames Will Need Clutch Goaltending to Survive Against Anaheim

CALGARY, AB – MARCH 26: Karri Ramo #31 of the Calgary Flames makes a save against Rickard Rakell #67 of the Anaheim Ducks during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 26, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)   The Calgary Flames will play Game 2 of their second-round series against the Anaheim Ducks tonight, looking to redeem themselves...
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Calgary Flames Captain Mark Giordano Practices, Nears Return

CALGARY, AB – FEBRUARY 2: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames skates against the Winnipeg Jets in his 500th career NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 2, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Brad Watson/NHLI via Getty Images) The Calgary Flames got a rude awakening in Game 1 of their second-round match-up with the Anaheim Ducks, enduring a sixty minute beatdown...
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Hartley updates on Ferland, Gaudreau, speculation for Hudler

In just about every possible aspect, the Flames had a nightmare of a Game One, and that included the injury department.Jiri Hudler and Micheal Ferland both exited the game and never returned, causing a great deal of panic within Calgary.Hudler, the team's leading scorer with 76 points in the regular season, battled with an apparent leg injury, though that is pure speculation based...
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Calgary Flames: X-Factors against the Ducks

Tonight the Calgary Flames enter the rarefied air of a second round playoff series as they take on the Ducks in Anaheim,. This marks the first time that the Flames have gone to the second round of the playoffs since the run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2004. After a roller coaster first round […] The post Calgary Flames: X-Factors against the Ducks appeared first on Along the Boards.
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EC Red Bull Salzburg extend forward Ben Walter

Ben Walter extended in Salzburg. (Photo/Getty Images)EC Red Bull Salzburg has opted to extend the contract of forward Ben Walter through the end of the 2015-16 season the team announced on Thursday. Walter had a great 2014-14 season with Salzburg, tallying 53 points (15g, 38a) over 63 league contests. He also added another 10 points (2g, 8a) with six penalty minutes over the Red...
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Calgary Flames vs. Anaheim Ducks Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Calgary Flames vs. Anaheim Ducks.
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Hiller's return to Anaheim highlights Ducks-Flames 2nd round matchup

  Stirring comebacks have been normal during this postseason for both the Calgary Flames and the Anaheim Ducks, who open their second-round series Thursday. Yet the biggest comeback in Anaheim will be made by goalie Jonas Hiller. He's going strong in Calgary after the Ducks unceremoniously dumped him last summer. ''I can't deny that it's something special,'' Hiller told reporters...
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The Calgary Flames are going to Disneyland

The unlikely season that nobody wants to end continues thanks to a victory over the Vancouver Canucks by the unsustainable cardiac kids. The Flames closed out the season for the Canucks in Game 6 in Calgary by doing what they have done so often this season: by overcoming a multi-goal deficit. For Flames fans this […] The post The Calgary Flames are going to Disneyland appeared...
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NHL playoffs: Flames eliminate Canucks, advance to play Ducks

  The Calgary Flames pulled off another third-period comeback to escape the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in 11 years. The Flames erased a three-goal deficit and defeated the Vancouver Canucks 7-4 in Game 6 of their Western Conference First Round series at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday. Calgary  advanced to the second round of the playoffs...
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Ben Walter, EC Red Bull Salzburg win EBHL championship

Ben Walter and his teammates during celebration. (Photo/EC Red Bull Salzburg)This article was originally published in the April issue of the UMass Lowell Alumni Report. Former UMass Lowell River Hawks forward Ben Walter helped his EC Red Bull Salzburg team to a Erste Bank Hockey League championship title. Walter and the Red Bull defeated the UPC Vienna Capitals in a best-of-seven...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Canucks Series Getting Nasty With Another Fight-Filled Night (Videos)

If you haven’t been watching the Stanley Cup playoffs series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames, you’re missing one of this season’s most intense series. The Canucks and Flames have a bitter rivalry that’s escalated in recent years, and with the NHL’s new playoff seeding system, it was just a matter of time before they met in the playoffs. Thank goodness we...
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Flames coach Hartley fined $50,000 by NHL for brawl vs. Canucks

  Calgary coach Bob Hartley was fined $50,000 by the NHL on Saturday for his responsibility for a brawl late in the Flames' 4-1 loss in Vancouver on Friday night. The brawl resulted in 132 minutes in penalties, including six game misconducts - three of which went to Calgary's Deryk Engelland. The NHL also said the game misconduct assessed to Engelland for instigating a fight in...
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Flames-Canucks Game 2 ends with massive brawl (Video)

The Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 Friday night, but the highlight was the massive brawl that took place at the end of the game.The tension that had been building between the two teams finally boiled over with 1:17 remaining in the third period. After the brawl was over, the officials handed out 132 minutes of penalties, including 42 minutes to Flames defenseman...
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Calgary Flames Sign Frozen Four Hero Jon Gillies To Entry-Level Contract

Jon Gillies has jumped out of the frying pan and into the Flames. The 21-year-old Providence College junior goaltender, fresh off a 49-save victory against Boston College in the Frozen Four Final, has signed an entry-level contract with the NHL’s Calgary Flames. Calgary drafted Gillies 75th overall in the 2012 NHL Draft. The contract is a three-year deal...
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Is Jonas Hiller the Worst Goalie in the 2015 Playoffs?

View image | The NHL playoffs begin this week.  I figured it’d be a good idea for TopSportsReport to have rankings to help fans understand the playoffs better, make their predictions better, and also, simply increase discussion surrounding this year’s playoffs. The goalie is one of the most important players on the ice, if not the most important.  Taking...
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Kris Russell sets a new NHL record for most blocked shots in a season

Kris Russell made NHL history during the Calgary Flames’ loss on the road to the St. Louis Blues. Russell’s two blocked shots gave him 274 on the year, breaking the old NHL record of 273 for most blocked shots in a set by Anton Volchenkov back in 2006-07. Russell’s willingness to sacrifice his body and get in front of the puck is second to none. His relatively small 5’10”...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: continuing to prove critics wrong

There have been a few notable surprises for the NHL in the 2014-2015 season, such as the mumps and the emergence of the Nashville Predators as a Western Conference powerhouse. One of the more interesting surprises, however, has been the Calgary Flames. Many speculated that the Flames were going to be a bottom feeder Western Conference team. After finishing 27th in the 2013-2014 season...
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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