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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 […]

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 […]

Brad McCrimmon

Calgary Flames Brad McCrimmon tribute video

Kudos to the Calgary Flames organization for putting together a touching pre-game ceremony to remember the life of Brad McCrimmon, who lost his life in the plane crash that killed most of the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv hockey team last September. The Flames welcomed members of Brad’s family to the ‘Dome tonight before the Flames-Red Wings game […]

Flames sign Tanguay to 5-year, $17.5M contract

TSN is reporting that the Calgary Flames have signed Alex Tanguay to a 5-year, $17.5 million contract extension. Tanguay, who found chemistry with line-mates Jarome Iginla and Brendan Morrison finished last season with 69 points (22 goals and 47 assists) in 79 games. At the end of last season, Flames General Manager, Jay Feaster, said […]

Flames select Sven Baertschi with the 13th pick in 2011 Draft

The Calgary Flames selected left-winger Sven Baertschi with the 13th pick in the NHL draft tonight in St. Paul Minnesota. It was their first 1st round pick since they selected Tim Erixon 23rd overall in the 2009 NHL Draft. Swiss-born Baertschi was the Western Hockey League rookie of the year last season and led all […]

Jay Feaster is the new GM of the Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames made it official today. Jay Feaster has had the “acting” part of his title removed and is the new GM. Flames President, Ken King, made the announcement this afternoon during a press conference with Feaster and Craig Conroy. Feaster had some great comments on the future direction of the Flames. Here are […]

Scoreface is back! Glencross re-signs with the Calgary Flames

Curtis “Scoreface” Glencross has re-signed with the Calgary Flames. While details about his contract are not confirmed at this time, it looks like he signed somewhere in the range of $2.5M per season for 4 years. I’ll post an update as soon as I have confirmation that these are the right numbers. In the meantime, […]

Rebuild or Re-Tool. What should the Flames do?

Thanks for a great season Flames fans! Though it’s been another tough one with no post-season appearance from the Flames, it has been fun to connect with so many of you online and in person. I’ve learned that there are a thousand different opinions on what it takes to make a good hockey team and […]

Calgary Flames Superskills Competition

I went down to the Danone Superskills competition on Sunday and checked it out and it was a fun event. The Saddledome was as loud as I’ve heard it in a while, which is was probably due to the fact that most people that were in there don’t go that often. The majority of fans […]

Darryl Sutter “Steps Down” aka Darryl Sutter is FIRED

I’ve been waiting for this for a long time. After a disastrous start to the 2010-2011 season, the Calgary Flames announced today that Darryl Sutter has resigned as the Executive Vice-President and General Manager of the team. Jay Feaster will assume acting duties as General Manager of the Flames. I’ve seen this before, so don’t […]

Doc Seaman

Flames Co-Owner Doc Seaman Dies

The greetings when running into Doc Seaman at the Saddledome or the golf course during a charity tournament would come with a quiet hello. And, as Mike Vernon pointed out, a not-so-quiet handshake. “His handshakes, always so firm,” said the former Flames goaltender who could call Darryl K. Seaman a friend for more than 20 […]

Jamie Lundmark Celebrates a Goal

Calgary Flames Win 1000th Game

Minnesota..1Calgary…..2(AP Photo /Jeff McIntosh via Yahoo! Sports)Jamie Lundmark scored with just over five minutes left in the third period to give the Calgary Flames a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild. Tony Amonte scored for the first time since January 14 to give the Flames a 1-0 lead early in the first period. The game […]

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