Found October 10, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun, Forget the crowd, anyone in Canada watching on TSN could see the kid is the real deal, including Canadian golfer/Flames fan Graham DeLaet, who tweeted last night about how “special” Monahan is. Less than two weeks in, scoring seems par for the course for the youngster who now has three goals and five points in four outings to lead the team. “I don’t learn very much about him anymore, I just pinch myself wondering if I need to check his birth certificate,” head coach Bob Hartley said with a smile after his crew survived a late surge by the Montreal Canadiens to hold on to a 3-2 win. “The poise he’s showing for an 18-year-old. He’s having fun and bringing passion and excitement. He’s a pretty special kid. It seems every game we’re changing actors but racking up points. It’s a long season — no sense being cocky. But this is huge.” Nothing seems to faze this club or the former Ottawa 67’s captain, who routinely faced off against To

Monahan lifts Flames over Habs

Rookie forward Sean Monahan had a goal and an assist, and Joey MacDonald made 33 saves in the Calgary Flames' 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. Sven Baertschi and Curtis Glencross also scored for Calgary (2-0-2). The last time the Flames earned at least one point in their first four games was in 2009 when they had a 4-0 start. MacDonald made his third...

Today’s 5: Good Monahan? Bad Hertl? Avs/Bruins forever linked by Ray Bourque

Today’s 5 observations on current events in the National Hockey League. 1. Monahan Earns Points In Every Game This Season Would the Calgary Flames be 2-0-2 right now if Sean Monahan didn’t produce a point in every single game so…Read more →The post Today’s 5: Good Monahan? Bad Hertl? Avs/Bruins forever linked by Ray Bourque appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Flames recall Jones, assign Breen to the Heat

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled centre Blair Jones from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. Flames winger David Jones has been placed on Injured Reserve (retroactive to October 9th) with an upper body injury and is week-to-week. Defenceman Chris Breen has been activated from Injured Non-Roster and has been assigned to Abbotsford on conditioning...

Flames swap in Jones for Jones

Suddenly the Calgary Flames’ most talented forward trio might be the hat-trick of guys on injured reserve. Right-winger David Jones suffered a suspected shoulder injury during Wednesday’s 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens and joins left-winger Michael Cammalleri (hand) and centre Matt Stajan (leg) in the infirmary. For those keeping score at home three of Calgary’s...

Flames concerned David Jones might have an upper-body injury

In what seems to be a trend in the early part of the new NHL season, another player, winger David Jones of the Calgary Flames may have an upper-body injury. It appears he was hurt during Wednesday’s game against the Montreal Canadians as reported by Sportsnet’s Roger Millions. Renaud Lavoie of RDS reported that Jones was shaken up in the second period from a hit by Francis...

The Flames Are Hot Right Now

Wait a minute, aren’t the Calgary Flames supposed to lose every single game they play this season? So far, not happening. They are off to a pleasantly suprising start in 2013-14, recording a 2-0-2 record in their first four games.…Read more →The post The Flames Are Hot Right Now appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Monahan lifts Flames past Devils

Sean Monahan scored with 2:43 left in the third period to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Monahan scored in his fourth straight game when he took a cross-ice feed from Sven Baertschi and buried it behind Martin Brodeur. The win extended Calgary's streak to five games without a regulation-time loss to begin a season. It is...

NHL Team Talk Thursday – Avs & Flames Surprise

Today is “Team Talk Thursday” folks so we are going to take a look at the standings from just a hockey perspective rather than from a fantasy perspective. There are quite a good number of surprises so far, the biggest of which is the Calgary Flames. The Flames have yet to lose a regular season game and are 2-0-2 with two overtime losses. The Flames have certainly not lacked for...

Monahan sparks Flames 3-2 win over Habs

Monahan mania is spreading. Midway though the first period of the Flames 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens the nation's favourite golfer weighed in on the Calgary rookie. “Absolutely loving this Monahan kid!” avid Flames fan Graham DeLaet wrote on Twitter. Monahan the prized No. 6 pick in this year's NHL draft is giving DeLaet and the Flames faithful plenty to...

Devils-Flames Preview

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Flames down Devils, 3-2

This cast of Calgary Flames was expected to make history. Just not like this. For the first time since the NHL started offering a reward for extra-time losses the Flames have collected at least one point in each of their first five outings of a new season. With Friday’s 3-2 triumph over the New Jersey Devils at the Saddledome they became the first crew in Calgary’s history...
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