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Coming into Tuesday’s game, the Calgary Flames had three in a row on the strength of its top line, featuring Jarome Iginla. In the previous three games, Iginla tallied six points. Linemate Brendan Morrison one-upped the captain with seven points in the same span. However, when they went toe-to-toe with the Preds on Tuesday, the Flames’ top guns didn’t get on the board.Ryan Suter and Shea Weber played big minutes – 28:22 and 28:20, respectively – most of which coming against their top line. Iginla managed to fire eight shots on goal (most were low-percentage), but Pekka Rinne was there to stop them all.When asked how the team kept Iginla off the scoresheet, Predators head coach Barry Trotz said, “Suter, Weber, Pekka Rinne and a plethora of forwards – that’s how I looked at it.”Forward Jerred Smithson elaborated more on that thought.“I thought we did a great job (against Iginla). Sutes and Webs limited their chances. Those guys are going to get their chances, but you need to mak...
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On the strength of regular offensive production from their big guns, the Calgary Flames are starting to win games with more consistency in recent weeks. Though there’s a long way to go in the season, the team feels like they are headed in the right direction.Just three weeks ago, the Flames were 8-12-1 in their first 21 games and seemed complacent with zero identity. Ever since...
Tune into Sun Sports at 7 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the Calgary Flames! NHL Lightning territory.
Getting outplayed on both ends of the ice, the Tampa Bay Lightning find themselves in the midst of another ugly slump.
Hoping to avoid an eighth loss in nine games, the Lightning host a Calgary Flames team looking to pick up its play away from home during a road...
Calgary Flames 14-13-2
Nashville Predators 14-11-4
On Tuesday night, the Nashville Predators will attempt to win their third game in a row when the Calgary Flames visit Bridgestone Arena. The Flames sit 11th in the Western Conference and have won three straight contests.
When the Flames are in town, all eyes turn to a goaltending duo between two of the finest Finnish...
The Calgary Flames got off to a slow start this season along with their captain, but as Jarome Iginla has heated up, so too has his team.
Iginla was named the NHL's First Star for this past week, with Minneso...
Game 30/82:7:00 CT – Flames (14-13-2) @ Predators (14-11-4)Players to watch:CGY- Brendan MorrisonThe veteran center has played well of late, racking up seven points in the last three games. He also has good career numbers vs. Nashville (32 points in 38 games).NSH- Colin WilsonThe Preds have had a lot of power play success lately, and Wilson has been a key part of that. They need...
Quality scoring chances add up, but are not enough for the Flames as Nashville finds a way to squeeze an extra past Kipper, in the 3rd, to make it a 2-1 win. The low-scoring was set by two battling Fins for a win, and with two outstanding butterfly saves before the first 10 minutes, it [...]
Jarome Iginla is asked for his views on the coaching style of Darryl Sutter.
Game Night in Smashville as the Nashville Predators welcome the Calgary Flames to Music City for a critical Western Conference showdown, both of these teams are trying to solidify their position in the conference and recover from slumps that impacted the race. Calgary started off slow this season but has heated up over the past ten games or so. The Flames are riding a three game...
With captain Jarome Iginla leading the way, the Calgary Flames have picked up the pace following a mostly sluggish first two months.
Enjoying a season-best three-game winning streak, the Flames look to continue their recent domination of the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena.
Calgary (14-13-2) won eight of its first 21 games but has since gone 6-1-1, completing...
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Some would say that the games between the Nashville Predators and the Calgary Flames are a snooze fest. Other would argue that it is two defensive-minded teams in a chess match to see who will make the first mistake. What it boils down to is an exciting and frustrating game where neither team is willing to give an inch and one small mistake...
Calgary Flames forward Jarome Iginla, Minnesota Wild goaltender Matt Hackett and Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the week ending December 11.
CARSON'S SEASON DEBUT
Defenceman Brett Carson suited up for his first first game of the year on Tuesday night. He suffered a back injury in the off-season and had to endure a lengthy recovery process.
The Nashville Predators will continue a four-game homestand this evening versus the Calgary Flames at Bridgestone Arena.
If the slumping Tampa Bay Lightning need any motivation for tonight's meeting with the Calgary Flames, there is probably a tape of a certain 2004 celebration lying around somewhere in the St. Pete Times Forum that could provide a bit of a spark.
Ed Cohen takes a look at the possibility of L.A. Kings Coach Terry Murray being fired, some Hall of Fame inductees and Calgary's Jarome Iginla being named the No. 1 star of the week. (NBC Sports)