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Flames waive veteran Raymond, Byron

The Calgary Flames placed veteran Mason Raymond and fellow forward Paul Byron on waivers Monday.Signed to a three-year, $9.45 million contract in the summer of 2014, Raymond has two years remaining at a cap hit of $3.15 million. The 30-year-old Alberta native is expected to clear waivers and be sent to Stockton of the American Hockey League. Many veterans on waivers: #flames Mason...
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NHL teams waiving players with big contracts

NHL teams are putting big-money players on waivers. On Monday, the final day of waivers before opening-night rosters must be set, the Philadelphia Flyers waived defenseman Andrew MacDonald and the Calgary Flames waived Mason Raymond amid a flurry of transactions. MacDonald has five years left on his contract at a salary-cap hit of $5 million. He'll still count $4.05 million against...
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Special Teams, Ferocious Fore-check and Terrific Goaltending help Calgary Flames take Game 4

  Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller, left, stares down Calgary Flames’ Mason Raymond during the second period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) If you look at game 4 between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks from just a statistical standpoint, both basic and...
Via The Sports Journal
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Mason Raymond out tonight with upper-body injury

The Calgary Flames will be down a winger tonight when they take on the Eastern Conference leading Montreal Canadiens in Calgary. According to Roger Millions of Sportsnet-Calgary, Mason Raymond will be out of the lineup with an upper-body injury and David Jones will likely take his place. #457228846 / Raymond has been off to a good start in 2014-2015, his first...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Hockey Daily Fix, October 25th 2014

  Thursday was quite painful, as eight of my nine lineups would’ve cashed in the $27 GPP, with 38 points minimum, had silly Mason Raymond been involved in any of the five Calgary goals in their 5-0 victory over the hapless Hurricanes, but today is a new day thankfully. There are ten games on tonight’s slate, which is why I opened with a comparison to the Thursday slate. Hidden...
Via The Fantasy Fix
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Raymond has 3 points to lead Flames past Jets 4-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Mason Raymond had a goal and two assists, and the Calgary Flames beat Winnipeg 4-1 on Sunday to hand the Jets their fourth straight loss. Dennis Wideman, Johnny Gaudreau and Raymond scored against Ondrej Pavelec in a span of 6 minutes, 42 seconds, during the second period as Calgary (4-3-0) finished a six-game road trip with its fourth win away from home...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fed-up Oilers fan throws hoodie and phone onto ice after loss to Flames (PHOTO)

The Edmonton Oilers haven't been very good for nearly a decade and losing to Calgary on the first game of the season, at home, isn't a very good start to this season. But after the Flames' new winger, Mason Raymond, burned the O-men for the third hat-trick of his career, one hoser had enough. After the loss, the aggravated Oilers fan angrily tossed his hoodie onto the ice — with...
Via The Other Paper
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Raymond nets hat trick to as Flames spoil Oilers' opener

  Mason Raymond scored three goals and the Calgary Flames spoiled the season opener for their provincial rivals, beating the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Thursday night. Jiri Hudler and T.J. Brodie also scored for the Flames, who lost 4-2 at home to Vancouver in their first game Wednesday night. Teddy Purcell and Taylor Hall scored for the Oilers. Calgary silenced the home crowd early...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Mason Raymond's failed spin-o-rama

Mason Raymond tried to pull off an ambitious spin-o-rama against the Phoenix Coyotes. It's safe to say things didn't go according to plan. As he backed in towards the Phoenix net, he first lost the puck and then lost his balance in what might be the most embarrassing play of the month.  Maybe this is why you only see the spin-o-rama in the shootout.  (H/T Reddit Hockey) [follow]
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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