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Tweet CALGARY, AB -- Calgary Flames general manager Jay Feaster tackled trade rumours on Friday morning, adamantly stating captain Jarome Iginla is staying Calgary and any contrary stories are false. "Jarome Ig...

Calgary Flames C Mikael Backlund practically predicts first goal on Twitter

The 22-year-old Mikael Backlund, centre for the Calgary Flames, had a pretty good feeling about tonight, his 11th NHL game this season, and just his 108th career game. Mikael Backlund had a good feeling today on Twitter about the upcoming game against the Edmonton Oilers. He scored his first goal of the season. Earlier today, he tweeted the following: “Thnx guys! Have...

Flames D Giordano out indefinitely with ruptured tendons

Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano ruptured tendons in his leg and will be sidelined indefinitely. Giordano, who will be re-evaluated in three weeks, was thought to have suffered a pulled hamstring in Tuesday's game against the Nashville Predators. He was later placed on injured reserve. The 28-year-old Giordano, who played in every game in each of the past two seasons...

Richard Cloutier: 20 Things to Consider Before the Oilers/Flames Game

Sometimes I get lazy and write lists instead of blogs. Besides, yesterday's blog was a feel-good romp the whole family could enjoy. If I write things like that all the time, people will lose interest in me. Being great gets old fast. Here's 20 things to consider before tonight's Oilers/Flames game: 1. The Flames are the NHL's Titantic. Players, like Cory Sarich...

Flames streak continues with Battle of Alberta win

The Calgary Flames survived an early two-goal deficit and came back to steal a 5-3 win in the Battle of Alberta tonight. Mikael Backlund netted the winner for the Flames, who have won both games versus Edmonton this season. Edmonton jumped out to a 2-0 lead just 3 minutes into the game after goals from [...]

Flames 5, Oilers 3

Derek Smith tied it early in the third period and helped set up Mikael Backlund's power-play winner with 9:35 left in the Calgary Flames' 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Jarome Iginla assisted on both goals to finish the game with three assists. Olli Jokinen scored twice for Calgary, the first on a power play early in the first and the second an...

Blue Jackets defeat Flames 4-3 in shootout

CALGARY (AP) -- Rick Nash scored the tying goal with 58 seconds left in regulation and then netted the only goal in the shootout to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. Calgary led 3-1 with less than five minutes left in the third period, and appeared to be in control, but Nikita Nikitin and Nash scored to tie it. Derek MacKenzie...

Smith helps Flames beat Oilers

Derek Smith tied it early in the third period and helped set up Mikael Backlund's power-play winner with 9:35 left in the Calgary Flames' 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.

Recap: Edmonton vs. Calgary

Mikael Backlund scored the game-winner midway through the third period, pushing the Flames past the Oilers, 5-3.

The Five Takeaways: Flames vs. Blue Jackets

Tweet COMEAU COMES ALIVE When Blake Comeau was claimed off waivers by the Flames, he was pointless through 16 games with the New York Islanders. He showed promised immediately when he joined the Flames but wasn't ab...

Flames host Canadian Forces Appreciation Night

Tweet CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames are proud to announce Canadian Forces Appreciation Night at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday, December 1st when the Flames face off against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Thi...

Shaune Vetter: Blue Jackets In Town

Jarome Iginla rumors won't go away. As he's so aptly described, only wins will end the rumors. Right now the Flames sit at 2 straight wins after victories over the league leading Wild and the tight Predators. The possibility exists tonight at home for the Flames to actually post their first 3 game winning streak of the season. Accomplish that and they'll move to within...

Heat to battle Barons at the Saddledome

Tweet CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that the Abbotsford Heat, the American Hockey League developmental affiliate of the Flames, will host a regular season game versus the Oklahoma City Barons, the...

Smith's goal, assist help Flames run past Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Calgary Flames took their time getting up to full speed against the Edmonton Oilers .
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