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Flames bounce back in 3rd period to hand Dallas a 4-3 loss

Just when it looked like the Flames had an empty tank after giving up 3 goals in the 2nd period, they exploded for three goals of their own in the third to take a 4-3 victory in Dallas tonight. Mike Cammalleri scored on the powerplay just over 8 minutes into the first period to put […]

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Flames light it up on 25th anniversary of 1988 Olympics

The Calgary Flames found their scoring touch on the 25th anniversary of the Opening Ceremonies of the 1988 Winter Olympics as they beat the Dallas Stars 7-4 at the Saddledome tonight. Mike Cammalleri scored his 200th career NHL goal into the empty-net with 1:26 remaining in the game to seal the win in a wild […]

Flames get first win of season at home, versus the Oilers

The Calgary Flames can finally put it in the win column, thanks to the Edmonton Oilers. The Flames held off a late push from the Oilers to win the Battle of Alberta, and earn two points tonight in Calgary. Mikael Backlund and Jay Bouwmeester combined in the first period, to give the Flames a 2-0 […]

Ducks outpace Flames in 5-4 win

The Calgary Flames are making improvements. That much is clear after last night’s game against the Anaheim Super Ducks. They still have a little way to go to earn their first win of the season though. Ryan Getzlaf, Saku Koivu and Daniel Winnik scored early in the first period to give the Ducks a 3-0 […]

Flames start off on the wrong foot

The first period of tonight’s game was enough to whip any Flames fan in to a frenzy. They came out fast, and strong and looking like a brand new team. For 20 minutes, they absolutely dominated the San Jose Sharks on both ends of the ice and ended the period with a 1-0 lead. It […]

Calgary Flames opening day roster

The Calgary Flames have made the final cuts and have announced the roster for their opening game on Sunday night. I’m happy to see the usual names in the roster, though there are a couple nice surprises… and a couple names I’d rather not see. After what seems like too long in the AHL, Leland […]

The lockout is over and hockey is coming back

After one hundred and nineteen days, the NHL lockout is over and hockey is coming back. <Queue the music and trumpets> The Flames are currently in the middle of a shortened training camp and will start their season this Sunday at the ‘Dome hosting the San Jose Sharks. They follow it up with a Monday […]

Jiri Hudler - Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames sign Jiri Hudler to 4-year, $16M contract

The Calgary Flames have signed 28-year old Czech winger, Jiri Hudler to a 4-year $16M contract. In 7 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, Hudler has played 409 career games, tallying 87 goals and 214 points. He scored 25 goals and 50 points in 81 games last season. “Jiri Hudler is a highly skilled and […]

Dustin Brown hoists the Stanley Cup in front of LA Kings fans

The Los Angeles Kings are 2012 Stanley Cup Champions

The 45-year wait is over and the Los Angeles Kings are Stanley Cup champions. The Kings won the best-of-7 Stanley Cup Finals in a commanding fashion, beating the New Jersey Devila 6-1 at the Staples Centre tonight. They capitalized early, scoring 3 goals on a 5-minute powerplay in the first period and never looked back […]

Bob Hartley, Head Coach of the Calgary Flames

Bob Hartley is the new Head Coach of the Calgary Flames

It’s official. The Calgary Flames have hired a new Head Coach and it is Bob Hartley. Hartley comes to the Flames after a championship season with the ZSC Lions of Switzerland’s National League A. He has won championships at other levels in pro hockey, including a Calder cup with the 1997 Hershey Bears and the […]

Raffi Torres suspended 25 games for late hit on Maran Hossa

Raffi Torres suspended for 25 games for hit on Marian Hossa

Brendan Shanahan has dropped the axe and it landed squarely on Raffi Torres’ head. The Phoenix Coyotes repeat-offender was given a 25 game suspension for his late hit on Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa. The NHL issued this statement: NEW YORK — Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres has been suspended for 25 games for launching […]

Brent Sutter, Calgary Flames coach

Brent Sutter is no longer the coach of the Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames General Manager, Jay Feaster, announced today that the Flames organization has come to a mutual agreement with Brent Sutter and he will no longer be the coach of the team moving forward. The announcement isn’t a big surprise after the Flames failed to make the playoffs for a third consecutive season, and certainly […]

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