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Fan Poll Friday: Which Flames Goalie Mask Do You Like Best?

Fan Poll Friday: Which Flames Goalie Mask Do You Like Best?

With all the Flames talk about goaltending we want to know... It seems all the Calgary Flames talk lately is about goaltender Chad Johnson and his amazing season so far. In 13 starts Johnson has 8 wins, 4 losses and an overtime loss. He has a pretty impressive 2.06 goals against average and a 0.930 save percentage and an even more impressive 3 shutouts. But us here at Matchsticks & Gasoline don’t want to talk about games and numbers right now. We want to talk goalie masks. Chad Johnson has three (photo cred to Jason Bartziokas) and as far as I could find, Brian Elliott has just the one...

Islanders get break in OT on Flames’ broken stick

Islanders get break in OT on Flames’ broken stick Thomas Hickey scored 1:53 into overtime, helping the Islanders rebound from a vexing West Coast trip with a 2-1 win over the Flames. New York captain John Tavares wheeled around the zone with the Flames momentarily shorthanded before backhanding a shot that Hickey tipped off goalie Brian Elliott and in. Tarasenko took a pass from Jori Lehtera and fired a wrist shot past Dallas goalie Antti Niemi for 10th of the season and team-leading 23rd point. Stars defenseman Jamie Oleksiak scored twice, including the tying goal with 50 seconds left...

Flames Implode in 2nd, Lose to Sabres

Calgary took on Buffalo on the second night of a back-to-back The Flames made their only visit of the season to Buffalo tonight as they took on the Sabres. These two teams met earlier in the season with the Flames taking a 4-3 overtime victory at the Saddledome. Calgary enters coming off a win over the Red Wings last night, and are trying to win for the fourth time in five games. The Sabres snapped a losing streak against the Penguins off the back of a 46 save performance from Anders Nilsson. Jyrki Jokipakka was a last minute addition in place of Brett Kulak and Brian Elliott got his first...

Projected Lines: Calgary Flames @ Buffalo Sabres

Johnson is out and Brian Elliott is in as the Flames take on the Sabres tonight. Chad Johnson will get a breather after starting 4 straight as the Flames travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres. The Flames will try to get Brian Elliott going as he is 0-4-0 this month. Here's the rest of the Flames and Sabres lines for tonight's contest (per the Calgary Flames): FLAMES PROJECTED LINEUP FORWARDS Sam Bennett - Sean Monahan - Troy Brouwer Matthew Tkachuk - Mikael Backlund - Michael Frolik Hunter Shinkaruk - Matt Stajan - Alex Chiasson Micheal Ferland - Freddie Hamilton - Garnet...
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Brian Elliott is expected to start Thursday - Brian Elliott (G) Calgary Flames

Brian Elliott will play between the pipes on Thursday.

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