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Matthew Tkachuk Is An Elite Agitator

Since he made his National Hockey League debut in the fall of 2016, Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has burnt an indelible image in the memories of players throughout the league. That image isn’t a goal celebration or a glare after battles in the trenches – it’s a devilish, mischievous smirk, often punctuated by a dangling mouth-guard. Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk...
Via The Hockey Writers
8 days ago

3 Things From Week 19: Matthew Tkachuk, 3 Firsts & Goaltending

Tkachuk is almost better than last year already, the Flames had 3 firsts in one game this week and goalies are dropping like flies? The Flames are currently winding down a 6 game road trip and the results have been pretty good so far. The Flames had 4 games this past week and they went 3-1-0. Calgary’s only loss was a hard fought 4-3 defeat at the hands of the NY Rangers. Otherwise...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
9 days ago

Early Momentum Disappears In Islanders 3-2 Loss to Flames

NEW YORK — It was another night of the same old story with the Islanders on Sunday. Two points squandered away as the Islanders watched a two-goal lead evaporate into a 3-2 loss to the Calgary Flames at the Barclays Center. Matthew Tkachuk scored twice in the third period to help vault the visiting Flames past the Isles, with former Islander defenseman Travis Hamonic assisting on...
Via Islanders Insight
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tkachuk scores 2 in 3rd to rally Flames past Islanders, 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk scored twice in the third period, getting the tiebreaking goal with 1:05 left, to rally the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night. Mark Jankowski also scored for the Flames, who pulled into a tie with Minnesota for the second wild card in the Western Conference. Mike Smith made 23 saves before leaving due to an...
Via MyNorthwest.com
10 days ago

WATCH: Matthew Tkachuk fakes wrap-around, tucks goal past Marc-Andre Fleury

Watch as Matthew Tkachuk fakes the wrap around but still manages to tuck his 17th goal of the season past Marc-Andre Fleury.
Via SportsNetCanada
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacific Notes: Flames looking for winger, Nugent-Hopkins' injury won't change Oilers' plan

Although Flames winger Micheal Ferland has emerged as a top-six winger this season, Calgary could still be on the lookout for winger help between now and the trade deadline.  In an appearance on Sportsnet 960, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman suggested (audio link) that Ottawa’s Mike Hoffman is a player that they’re at least keeping tabs on, calling them a team on the periphery. Hoffman...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
January 20, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Flames’ Matthew Tkachuk beats buzzer to end first period

Watch as Matthew Tkachuk scores with 0.7 left on the clock in the first period to give the Calgary Flames the lead over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Via SportsNetCanada
December 31, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL Weekender: Caps gain ground, Kings ready to rule?

At the end of every work week, we will take a look at what the NHL has in store for the weekend. We'll see whose stock is soaring, who needs to get their act together, and what tilts are promising to keep you on the edge of your seat.Who's on fire heading into the weekend Yes, the Tampa Bay Lightning remain the team to beat, but they aren't the only squad out east that had a good...
Via Yardbarker
December 08, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: What are the main factors in a suspension decision on Flames' Tkachuk?

Reports are being released that Matthew Tkachuk has been suspended for one game for his role in Wednesday's brawl with the Detroit Red Wings. Even though they are just reports, Jeff Marek and Doug MacLean discuss what could go into such a decision.
Via SportsNetCanada
November 17, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tkachuk steals Burns' stick, refuses to give it back

Calgary Flames rookie Matthew Tkachuk gets hold of San Jose Sharks star Brent Burns's stick and ends up taking it back to his own bench. Flames Coach Glen Gulutzan gave some more insight into the incident after the game.
Via SportsNetCanada
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

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