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Jarome Iginla, 500 goals

Jarome Iginla scores 500th NHL goal

Calgary Flames captain, Jarome Iginla, has become the 42nd player in NHL history to score 500 goals. At 8:33 of the third period, Iginla shot the puck towards the Minnesota Wild net and it bounced off Mikko Koivu’s skate and into the net past Nicklas Backstrom. The Saddledome crowd erupted, as did Flames fans watching […]

Calgary Flames- Jarome Iginla, Scott Hannan, Derek Smith, Olli Jokinen, Curtis Glencross

Flames outlast Wild for 2-1 win at the Saddledome

Jarome Iginla scored his 497th career goal in the second period and added an assist on Curtis Glencross’ first period goal to lead the Flames to a 2-1 win against the Minnesota Wild tonight. It seems that Iggy likes playing the Wild as he has scored 33 career goals against the Wild, more than any […]

Rene Bourque suspended 2 games for hit on Brent Seabrook

Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque has been suspended for two games for this hit from behind on Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Brent Seabrook: Brendan Shanahan, NHL Vice President of Player Safety and Hockey Operations released the standard explanation video (below). Here are the Cole’s notes version of why it’s a 2-gamer: – Although he lost the […]

Flames can’t help Irving to his first win and lose 3-2 in the shootout

Stephen Weiss scored the only goal in the 4th round of the shootout to give the Florida Panthers a 3-2 shootout win over the visiting Calgary Flames tonight. The shootout loss foiled Leland Irving’s attempt to get his first win in his first NHL start, but he shouldn’t be upset with how he played. Sean […]

Iginla vs Malone

Calgary Flames look for Florida split

After clawing back from a 2-goal, third period deficit to tie the game in Tampa last night, the Flames ended up losing on a Steven Stamkos goal thirty seconds into overtime. They will be looking to add to their road trip point total tonight against the surprisingly good Florida Panthers. The Flames haven’t had the […]

43 Kiprusoff stops not enough: Preds burn out Flames 2-1

Quality scoring chances add up, but are not enough for the Flames as Nashville finds a way to squeeze an extra past Kipper, in the 3rd, to make it a 2-1 win. The low-scoring was set by two battling Fins for a win, and with two outstanding butterfly saves before the first 10 minutes, it […]

Flames can’t figure out how to beat Canucks

The Calgary Flames struck first, but the Vancouver Canucks countered with 5 unanswered goals to win the second match of the season 5-1. After a strong first period where the Flames kept the Canucks off the scoreboard by taking away time and space, Alex Tanguay gave the Flames a 1-0 lead with a bank-in goal […]

Jarome Iginla is not getting traded

Flames GM Jay Feaster squashes Jarome Iginla trade rumours

Calgary Flames GM Jay Feaster squashed any “trade Iggy” rumours that were floating around. Or did he? “Jarome Iginla has not been asked to waive his no-trade, and Jarome Iginla has not demanded a trade or asked for a trade,” Feaster said. “There is no list. There is no smoking gun. There is nobody on […]

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Flames streak continues with Battle of Alberta win

The Calgary Flames survived an early two-goal deficit and came back to steal a 5-3 win in the Battle of Alberta tonight. Mikael Backlund netted the winner for the Flames, who have won both games versus Edmonton this season. Edmonton jumped out to a 2-0 lead just 3 minutes into the game after goals from […]

Late penalties give Red Wings 5-3 win over Flames

Pavel Datsyuk and Valteri Filppula scored goals 1:14 apart to break a 3-3 tie and give the Detroit Red Wings a 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames tonight. All told, Detroit capitalized on 3 of their 4 powerplay opportunities, and the Flames have nobody to blame except themselves for taking stupid penalties late in the […]

Flames team effort puts up a 5-2 victory over red hot ‘Hawks

A solid, early effort by Miikka Kiprusoff gave the Calgary Flames a massive confidence boost in a 5-2 victory over the top team in the NHL tonight. With only 5 minutes into a fast-paced first period, a scramble in front of Kipper’s crease became a no-goal off the stick of Jonathan Toews – allowing the […]

Niklas Hagman claimed off waivers

Niklas Hagman claimed off waivers by Anaheim

Via flames.nhl.com: Forward Niklas Hagman was claimed off re-entry waivers by the Anaheim Ducks on Monday. Hagman was placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames on November 10th. The 31-year-old from Espoo, Finland was unclaimed and sent down to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. He was then placed on re-entry waivers where […]

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