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Matchsticks and Gasoline 3 hours ago
NHL 20 Sim: Mangiapane scores in third straight, Flames fall to Jets

NHL 20 Sim: Mangiapane scores in third straight, Flames fall to Jets

Flames love getting scored on at home still Make sure to follow us on Twitter to get live updates on our sim games Flames sim record: 5-2-1 Leaders: (G): Monahan 4, Gaudreau 4, Mangiapane 4 (A): Lindholm 7, Giordano 6, Monahan 5. Pts: Monahan 9, Giordano 8, Lindholm 7 Calgary Flames 3 - Winnipeg Jets 5 Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: None 2nd: 3:49- Mangiapane (21) (Tkachuk, Hanifin) 3rd: 4:51- Ryan (14) (Dube, Forbort), 12:16- Rieder (7) (Lucic, Jankowski) Winnipeg Jets 1st: 12:12- Wheeler (Connor, Poolman) 2nd: 11:44- Wheeler (Connor), 14:29- Eakin (Laine, Ehlers) 3rd: 1:20- Scheifele...
Sportsnet.ca 11 hours ago
Ward grades Flames performance since taking over as interim head coach

Ward grades Flames performance since taking over as interim head coach

Calgary Flames interim head coach Geoff Ward joins HC to discuss his and the club’s performance since he took over behind the bench, says they accomplished the three goals they set out to complete, and is happy with the overall progress. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Calgary Sun Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19: Flames announce temporary layoffs, wage reductions for full-time staff

With the COVID-19 pandemic pausing play, Calgary Sports & Entertainment Corporation — the company that owns the NHL’s Flames, the CFL’s Stampeders and two other local teams — has laid off approximately half of its full-time workforce for a 60-day period. That move, announced Monday, will impact about 150 employees. The remaining staff will face […]
CBC News Mar 30, 2020
Oilers, Flames announce temporary layoffs due to coronavirus pandemic

Oilers, Flames announce temporary layoffs due to coronavirus pandemic

The Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames have announced temporary staff reductions because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sportsnet.ca Mar 30, 2020
Future of Flames goaltending full of uncertainty

Future of Flames goaltending full of uncertainty

Beyond David Rittich, there are a number of question marks for the Calgary Flames between the pipes. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
NHL Logo Bracket Challenge: It’s The First 16 Logos Of The Round Of 32

NHL Logo Bracket Challenge: It’s The First 16 Logos Of The Round Of 32

It’s time to send 8 logos home as we move along in the NHL Logo Bracket Challenge. We’ve reached the Round of 32! Here’s what happened in the first round to get us to this point: Calgary Flames (W) vs Phoenix Coyotes Kachina: 53-4 Powder Blue Penguins (W) vs NJ Devils Red & Green: 4-2 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Vancouver Canucks Skate (W): 10-6 Anaheim Muscle Duck vs Quebec Nordiques (W): 12-0 Vancouver Canucks Orca (W) vs Dallas Stars: 2-0 Winnipeg Jets (Jet) (W) vs Pittsburgh Penguins: 6-2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Rockies (W): 7-2 Colorado Avalanche vs Toronto Maple Leafs 80’s...
The Hockey Writers Mar 29, 2020

Calgary Flames: Best and Worst Drafts in Team History

Since the Atlanta Flames relocated to Calgary in 1980, the team has taken part in 30 NHL Entry Drafts. In the 1980s, they drafted numerous top-tier NHL stars – including Al MacInnis, Mike Vernon, Gary Roberts, Brett Hull, Theoren Fleury, and Joe Nieuwendyk. Some of these players played key roles in the team’s 1989 Stanley […] The post Calgary Flames: Best and Worst Drafts in Team History appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
NHL 20 Sim: Flames score at will in 7-1 rout of Canucks

NHL 20 Sim: Flames score at will in 7-1 rout of Canucks

David Rittich made 40 saves Make sure to follow us on Twitter to get live updates on our sim games Flames sim record: 5-1-1 Leaders: (G): Monahan 4, Bennett 4, Gaudreau 4. (A): Lindholm 7, Giordano 6, Monahan 5. Pts: Monahan 9, Giordano 8, Lindholm 7 Calgary Flames 7 - Vancouver Canucks 1 Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: 6:49- Bennett (12) (Rieder), 10:05- Gaudreau (22) (Monahan), 18:02- Rieder (6) (Czarnik, Brodie) 2nd: 14:16- Mangipane (20) (Tkachuk, Backlund), 14:56- Brodie (6) (Giordano), 16:11- Giordano (7) (Lindholm, Gaudreau) 3rd: 17:23- Dube (7) (N/A Vancouver Canucks 1st: None 2nd:...
Calgary Sun Mar 27, 2020

Flames captain Giordano holds out hope for ‘one of the best playoffs ever’

Joining a hat-trick of Pacific Division foes Friday on a media video conference, Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano couldn’t resist a friendly dig at Edmonton Oilers speed demon Connor McDavid and fellow forward Bo Horvat of the Vancouver Canucks.
The Hockey Writers Mar 27, 2020

Flames’ Goaltending Has Real Depth

There are a lot more goalies in the system than you might be aware of. Learning more about these players and where they stand in terms of contracts, might help you decide where you stand on the goalie controversy. NHL Goalies David Rittich The 27-year-old, Czechoslovakian native has spent his career with the Calgary Flames. […] The post Flames’ Goaltending Has Real Depth appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
NHL Logo Bracket: Next 16 Logos

NHL Logo Bracket: Next 16 Logos

It’s a bracket filled with some classic NHL logos. NHL Logo Bracket Challenge We’ve got 16 down, here’s another 16 to vote for. This bracket has some classic team logos that could make for the most interesting brakcet of all! You’ve got the Hartford Whalers, Montreal Canadiens and the classic Calgary Flames Flamming C! Look the logos over and then vote which team you think wins the match-up and should move on to the next round! (This poll closes on March 30th)
The Hockey Writers Mar 26, 2020

NHL Rumors: Flames, Maple Leafs, Capitals, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is speculation that a couple of Calgary Flames forwards may have dodged a bullet when it comes to trades because of the NHL stoppage, the Toronto Maple Leafs and forward Kyle Clifford are interested in an extension and what will the Washington Capitals do with a three specific pending […] The post NHL Rumors: Flames, Maple Leafs, Capitals, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Calgary Sun Mar 25, 2020

Flames try to stay prepared, productive during COVID-19 pause

These are fierce competitors. So it should hardly come as a surprise that some of the Calgary Flames, despite being separated in self-isolation for the past two weeks, are still finding ways to go toe-to-socially-distanced-toe during the NHL’s pandemic pause. “For the guys that are still in Calgary, our bikes from the gym were distributed […]
Calgary Sun Mar 24, 2020

Flames prospects Pelletier, Zavgorodniy look to future after junior season ends

Plus-minus can be a misleading stat. But when you’re this far on the bright side, it can’t be anything but a very good sign. Calgary Flames first-round pick Jakob Pelletier posted a plus-57 rating in the now-truncated season, the second-best mark in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and good for fifth among the 1,200-plus […]
NHL 20 Sim: Gustafsson gets first as a Flame in 6-4 Victory over Sharks

NHL 20 Sim: Gustafsson gets first as a Flame in 6-4 Victory over Sharks

Calgary still can’t keep puck out their net at home Calgary Flames 6 - San Jose Sharks 4 Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: 12:59- Monahan (26) (Lindholm, Giordano), 18:59- Rieder (5) (Andersson, Tkachuk) 2nd: 4:48- Lucic (10) (Hamonic), 13:33- Giordano (6) (Lindholm, Gaudreau) 3rd: 11:35- Gustafsson (6) (N/A), 19:50 EN- Gaudreau (20) (Lindholm, Giordano) San Jose Sharks 1st: 14:45- Noesen (Kellman, M. Karlsson) 2nd: 3:23- Gregor (Simek, Burns) 3rd: 2:00 PPG- Meier (Vlasic, Thornton), 2:42- Labanc (Knyzhov, Heed) Recap Even in the virtual world, the Flames can’t keep the puck out of their...

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