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Calgary Sun 14 hours ago
Dillon Dube capitalizes on audition, leads Flames to exhibition win

Dillon Dube capitalizes on audition, leads Flames to exhibition win

On this night, Dillon Dube didn’t mind being the third wheel. He made a case for first star. (And settled for second.) Dube was buzzing in Wednesday’s 6-4 victory over the San Jose Sharks in pre-season action at the Saddledome, clearly amped about the opportunity to audition alongside the top-line tandem of Johnny Gaudreau and […]
Calgary Sun 17 hours ago
Mangiapane thrilled to rejoin Flames teammates

Mangiapane thrilled to rejoin Flames teammates

Even during the leisurely laps that precede practice, you couldn’t wipe the smile off his face. Heck, Andrew Mangiapane barely stopped beaming during Wednesday’s end-of-session bag-skate. After a brief contract stalemate with the Calgary Flames, the 23-year-old left-winger is back where he wants to be. Back at the Saddledome. Back with his buddies. Back to […]

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Matchsticks and Gasoline 14 hours ago
Calgary Earns Second Preseason Win Wednesday Night

Calgary Earns Second Preseason Win Wednesday Night

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports The Flames pumped in six goals to sink the Sharks at the Saddledome. Calgary Flames (6) - San Jose Sharks (4) Complete Stats The Flames and Sharks tangled at the Dome in a high scoring affair with Calgary collecting their second win of the preseason by a score of 6-4. Ten goals combined is never a good thing, but at least it was a preseason game and the Flames came out on top. The win puts the Flames at 2-0-1 so far on the preseason and the Sharks at a record of 0-2-0. Calgary had quite the mixed lineup tonight and their “bubble” players certainly...
The Mercury News 15 hours ago
Shaky second period dooms Sharks in preseason loss to Flames

Shaky second period dooms Sharks in preseason loss to Flames

Manuel Wiederer scored two goals and Jayden Halbgewachs and Tony Sund each added two assists in the Sharks' 6-4 preseason loss to the host Calgary Flames
Preview: Calgary Flames vs San Jose Sharks (9/18/19)

Preview: Calgary Flames vs San Jose Sharks (9/18/19)

Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports The Flames host their second preseason game tonight, this time against the San Jose Sharks. Calgary Flames vs San Jose Sharks, 7 PM MT, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary AB Radio: Sportsnet 960 The Flames will hit the ice tonight to take on the San Jose Sharks in their third game of the preseason. Calgary is 1-0-1 after splitting with the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. The Sharks meanwhile are 0-1-0 after dropping a 4-3 decision to the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night at SAP Center. Calgary was a true split squad on Monday with the big guns playing at home and...
Fear The Fin Sep 18, 2019
Pacific Peeks: Calgary Flames

Pacific Peeks: Calgary Flames

Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Expect Calgary to cool down, if only a little. There’s no love lost between the San Jose Sharks and the Calgary Flames. While the fires of competition may not burn with the same intensity they do between the Sharks and the Vegas Golden Knights, or the Flames and the Edmonton Oilers, the two teams have an ugly history all their own. The most recent chapter was written on New Years Eve 2018, when Calgary’s Sam Bennett laid a nasty, unnecessary hit to the head of Radim Simek in the waning moments of an already decided game. While San Jose exacted their...
Calgary Sun Sep 17, 2019

Flames PTO MacDonald’s connection to Straschnitzki family proves hockey is a small world

The hockey world is a spiderweb, interconnecting players, coaches, management — anyone, really, involved in the game. Someone who knows someone who knows someone. So, how Andrew MacDonald was able to connect with Ryan Straschnitzki and his family last summer when the Humboldt Broncos defenceman was in Philadelphia for rehabilitation at the Shriners Hospitals for […]
Calgary Sun Sep 17, 2019

Grill-master Gryba hoping to cook up contract offer from Flames

In Calgary for a training-camp tryout, rugged rearguard Eric Gryba didn’t pack all the tools of his other trade.  So when his former — and hopefully future — teammate Milan Lucic pitched the idea of a Friday night feast, Gryba had some shopping to do.  “I brought Looch a bunch of beef from Saskatchewan, and […]
The Hockey Writers Sep 17, 2019

NHL Rumors: Lightning, Jets, Avs, Flames, Stars, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on some of the biggest restricted free agent names yet to sign their deals. What’s the latest on Brayden Point? Where are the Winnipeg Jets at with the Patrick Laine negotiations? What did the GM’s of the Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars say about moves and deals […] The post NHL Rumors: Lightning, Jets, Avs, Flames, Stars, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Sep 17, 2019

Flames’ Czarnik Notches Pair Against Canucks in B.C.

VICTORIA — Austin Czarnik scored two goals to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win Monday over the Vancouver Canucks in a pre-season game. The two teams also met in Calgary Monday, where the Canucks beat the Flames 3-2 on an overtime goal by&... The post Flames’ Czarnik Notches Pair Against Canucks in B.C. appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Sep 17, 2019

Canucks’ Virtanen Scores OT Winner Against Flames

CALGARY — Jake Virtanen scored twice, including the overtime winner, as the Vancouver Canucks opened the pre-season with a 3-2 comeback win over the Calgary Flames on Monday. After tying the game with just over four minutes left in the third, Virtanen ... The post Canucks’ Virtanen Scores OT Winner Against Flames appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Calgary Flames Split Squad Splits With Canucks

Calgary Flames Split Squad Splits With Canucks

Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports The Flames couldn’t hold on at home and barely held on on the road in their first preseason action. Calgary Flames Preseason The Flames played their first two games of the preseason as a split squad, taking on the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night. The Flames “A” team dropped a 3-2 OT decision at home to Vancouver’s “B” squad while Calgary’s “B” squad held on for a 4-3 victory over the Canucks “A-ish” squad in Victoria, BC. Calgary Flames (2) - Vancouver Canucks (3) (OT) The Flames big guns were at home Monday night taking on...
Calgary Sun Sep 17, 2019

Phillips feeling right at home in Flames’ pre-season win in Victoria

VICTORIA — He received a standing ovation when the Calgary Flames’ starting lineup was announced. He was toasted with a video tribute prior to the first intermission. In between, Matthew Phillips gave the fans reason to roar again when he collected an assist. The Flames might have been the visitors for Monday’s split-squad date at […]
Calgary Sun Sep 17, 2019

Flames goalie Talbot knocks off the rust in pre-season OT loss

The last time Cam Talbot saw actual game action was in the springtime, a lopsided loss to the Dallas Stars while he was a member of the Philadelphia Flyers. It was a forgettable year, one that prompted an off-season change of scenery and motivated him to ink a one-year contract with the Calgary Flames on […]
Calgary Sun Sep 17, 2019

Flames lose to young Canucks in pre-season overtime

Pre-season games are a yearly exercise to see who has had a good summer of off-season training, to see what works, what doesn’t and to shake off the rust, Or, in Cam Talbot’s case, to REALLY shake off the rust. The 32-year-old Calgary Flames netminder was on the hook for three goals on nine shots […]

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