Found October 31, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Follow Colin on Twitter!: @ColinDJD The Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs took to the ice last night for the first game since February 14th, 2012 when Calgary walked away with a 5-1 win. Between the two clubs, Toronto had a poor record coming into the game as the last time they have won at the Saddledome was in December of 2002. That said, the Leafs were coming off a game the previous...

Calgary Flames Make Skate Guards Mandatory

from Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun, The only thing shocking about the edict is how long it took for the Flames and various other clubs to start instituting a simple policy aimed at protecting multi-million dollar assets from an injury bound to occur over time given the demand on shot-blocking. “If it doesn’t affect your game, I don’t see why you wouldn’t wear them...

Flames captain Mark Giordano out 6-8 weeks (broken ankle)

Mark Giordano, the Calgary Flames 29 year old captain was put on injured reserve due to a broken ankle that will keep him out 6-8 weeks, while their veteran winger Lee Stempniak will also be lost for 3-4 weeks with a broken foot. Before making his NHL debut in 2005-06, Giordano was a former standout with OHL Owen Sound, signed with the Flames as an undrafted free agent in 2004,...

Brian Burke defends fighting in the NHL

Brian Burke, current Director of Hockey Operations with the Calgary Flames, is an outspoken personality who loves the game of hockey as much as anyone. And his philosophy regarding the way the game should be played is well publicized. On October…Read more →The post Brian Burke defends fighting in the NHL appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Colin Dambrauskas: Calgary Flames Game Day blog vs Detroit Red Wings

The Calgary Flames will be challenged tonight at home against the Detroit Red Wings who have been playing quite well of late. With a stronger current record of 7-4-2, the Wings should be a good test for the Flames given their level of veteran presence in addition to the quality of their youth. That said, the Flames are currently 3-1-1 at home and have been playing quite well...

USA Today offers a slate of articles discussing fighting in hockey

USA Today engaged in an intriguing exercise this morning, having Calgary Flames president Brian Burke pen a "guest column" in support of fighting, USA Hockey's Michael J. Stuart and the Mayo Clinic's David W. Dodick and Aynsley M. Smith pen a guest column aruging for the abolishment of fighting in hockey, and USA Today's Kevin Allen speaking with NBC Sports...

Brian Burke defends fighting in USA Today column.

Calgary Flames president of hockey operations & former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke wrote a special column for USA Today addressing fighting in hockey. It is no surprise that he supports it 100%. Burke knows what it’s like building a tough hockey club like he did in Vancouver, Anaheim and Toronto. He has provided a model for a tough, bruising style of hockey...

Colin Dambrauskas: Calgary Flames vs Toronto Maple Leafs... Ex-players, Ex-cited?

Follow Colin on Twitter!: @ColinDJD The Calgary Flames will host the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight in what may seem like a reunion to some. Having several ex-Leaf players on their roster, and even management staff, the Flames will look to use said players to their advantage tonight against their former clubs. With Matt Stajan centering the first line and Joe Colborne appearing...

Red Wings-Flames set-up and overnight report: Wings in tough vs. MacDonald, Hudler & the Saddledome

The Red Wings will be running a gauntlet starting tonight when they battle the Calgary Flames (9 PM EDT, FSD+/Sportsnet West/97.1 FM) this evening. As the Wings' road trip shifts from 4 games over the course of 6 nights to 3 in 4, the 5-5-and-2 Flames await the Wings this evening, having lost 3 of their past 4 games, though Calgary fired 43 shots on Jonathan Bernier in their...

Maple Leafs' Ashton faces hearing over hit on Flames' Smith

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Carter Ashton will have a conference call hearing on Friday with the NHL Department of Player Safety over his hit on Calgary Flames defenceman Derek Smith. During Wednesday night's game in Calgary, Ashton drove Smith into the boards from behind.
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