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Jarome Iginla traded to Pittsburgh Penguins

Holy crap. What a roller coaster tonight has been. After an almost certain consensus that Jarome Iginla was going to Boston, the Calgary Flames announced tonight that their captain would, instead, be going to the Pittsburgh Penguins. This time, it’s for real though. It’s on NHL.com and the Flames Tweeted it. The #Flames have traded [...]

INCORRECT: Jarome Iginla has NOT been traded to the Boston Bruins

UPDATE: The Flames announced tonight that this information was incorrect and that Calgary has traded Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins. After an evening full of speculation, it is now official. TSN’s Aaron Ward has reported that the Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins have come to an agreement that sends Calgary Flames Captain Jarome Iginla to [...]

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Jarome Iginla trade with Boston Bruins is apparently “imminent”

Jarome Iginla is a healthy scratch for the Calgary Flames game versus Colorado tonight. The reason can only be that the long-time Flames captain is in the process of being traded. The main, and most reputable rumour seems to indicate that Iggy is bound for the Boston Bruins. If this is true, TSN’s Bob McKenzie [...]

San Jose Sharks suck, help Calgary Flames to victory

No really, with the exception of a few shining moments, the Sharks did suck big time tonight. Their horrible play definitely helped the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory at home. The win was a great one for the team, and especially for Miikka Kiprusoff, who made his return to the ice after nursing an [...]

Danny Taylor gets his first NHL win, Flames beat Canucks

Calgary Flames goaltender Danny Taylor has his first NHL win, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The Plymouth, UK-born goaltender stopped 29 shots to help the Flames beat the Canucks 4-2, and in doing so, becomes only the 3rd UK-born goaltender to win an NHL game. Taylor had a lot of help [...]

Calgary Flames sign Ryan O’Reilly to an offer sheet

Whoa, Nelly. The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed restricted free agent Ryan O’Reilly to an offer sheet. “The Calgary Flames have signed restricted free agent Ryan O’Reilly to an offer sheet. Under the rules pertaining to an offer sheet, we will allow the process to transpire. We will not provide any further [...]

Flames explode late in 3rd for win over Coyotes

Oh boy! It’s a win streak. It seems like a long time since I’ve said that when speaking about the Flames, but it’s true, and it came in a dramatic fashion last night. Trailing the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 with less 2 minutes to play in the 3rd period, it seemed that the Flames would end [...]

Flames outscore Wild for 3-1 win at home

The Calgary Flames haven’t had a lot of mojo at home this season. It might be too early to say for sure, but that might have changed last night, after Matt Stajan lead the Flames with 2 goals in a 3-1 win over the visiting Minnesota Wild. Alex Tanguay scored a highlight reel goal early [...]

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 [...]

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