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Tweet “The cupboards are bare” is a refrain we’ve heard plenty over the last number of seasons when it comes to Calgary Flames prospects, and it’s something that I can understand.  The...

Flames C Jokinen plays in 1,000th NHL game

Calgary Flames veteran center Olli Jokinen notched an assist while playing in his 1,000th career NHL game on Sunday. The 33-year-old Finn set up captain Jarome Iginla for his 499th career goal just 3:47 into the first period. Jokinen entered the contest with 281 goals, 372 assists and 943 penalty minutes during his NHL career.

Calgary Flames star Jarome Iginla nears 500-goal milestone

NHL Insider: Flames forward Jarome Iginla, who entered Friday two goals shy of 500 for his career, isn't picky about how or where his tallies come.

Cory Sarich Fined

NEW YORK (Dec. 31, 2011) – Calgary Flames defenseman Cory Sarich has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for making contact with the head of an opponent who did not play the puck, Ottawa Senators forward Erik Condra, in NHL Game No. 552 in Ottawa on Friday, Dec. 30, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced...

Flames recall Clay Wilson from Abbotsford

Tweet CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that defenceman Clay Wilson has been recalled and Joe Piskula has been assigned to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. Wilson, a native of Sturg...

New Years Weekend Goats: A Minus on Defense

1st Goat: Jay Bouwmeester The first and only game on Sunday included a matchup between the Nashville Predators and Calgary Flames. Calgary's defenseman Jay Bouwmeester had a sour start to 2012 after finishing the night a minus five in twenty-five plus minutes of ice time. In his defense, there wasn't much he could've done on Sergei Kostitsyn's second goal. However...

Milestones reached and barely missed in Predators 5-3 win over Flames

In the NHL’s only game on New Year’s Day, the Nashville Predators beat the Calgary Flames 5-3, taking the season series 3-1. It was a game of milestones and milestone misses. For the Flames, Olli Jokinen played his 1000th NHL game. Jarome Iginla was just two goals shy of his 500th career NHL goal entering Sunday night’s contest. With two shots on goal, the Flames captain was...

Travis Yost: Gameday: Calgary Pays Rare Visit to Scotiabank Place

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter and Facebook! -- A pair of losses to the Carolina Hurricanes and Montreal Canadiens may have tempered optimism a bit, but a win against the Calgary Flames on Friday night might go a long way in righting the proverbial ship in the ever-tight Eastern Conference. The visiting Calgary Flames had been riding an impressive four-game winning streak...

Calgary Flames vs. New York Islanders Highlights

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Calgary Flames continued their 7-game road trip with a 3-1 loss in Long Island on Thursday, December 29, 2011. Here are the game highlights:

Flames-Senators Preview

The Calgary Flames had been playing well of late, making their most recent loss to one of the league's worst teams all the more surprising. In the midst of a seven-game road trip, Calgary looks to get back on track with its ninth victory in 11 tries over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night. The Flames (18-16-4) had won four straight - including victories over Detroit and Vancouver...

Flames-Predators Preview

ANDY LEFKOWITZ STATS Writer The fatigue that comes with the grind of a seven-game road trip seems to be catching up with the Calgary Flames. The Nashville Predators would like to take advantage of a weary opponent as they look to move up the Western Conference standings. Hoping to avoid a third straight loss, the Flames continue their trip Sunday afternoon against the Predators...

Game 39: Calgary @ Nashville – Burning Down the House

Photo Credit: Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images Happy New Year to all The Predatorial readers out there. Nashville came into the New Year on a high note winning the last two games against the Blues and the Wild in a shootout. The Calgary Flames, however, ended the year going 0-1-1. In the month of December, the Flames did not relinquish many points; recording only 4 regulation losses...

The Skinny: Islanders 3, Flames 1

Game 35 Isles 3, Flames 1 John Tavares scored a highlight reel goal for the winning score and the Islanders had one of their best all-around efforts of the season as they defeated the Calgary Flames 3-1 in front of 14,819 at the Nassau Veteran...

Calgary Flames (18-16-4) at Ottawa Senators (17-15-5), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

After a solid start to their seven-game road trip, the Flames hit a bit of a bump last night. Calgary seeks to rebound this evening in Ottawa as it battles the Senators at Scotiabank Place.

Calgary Flames (18-16-5) at Nashville Predators (20-14-4), 6 p.m. (ET)

A milestone goal defeated the Calgary Flames last time out.
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