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Devils get ‘Kiprusoffed’ by Rammo, Flames

In theory, the New Jersey Devils are out of the Wild Card race after having dropped a 1-0 decision (which included a controversial no-goal call against the Devils), to the Calgary Flames on Monday night, but Jaromir Jagr was defiant while speaking with the Associated Press: "In my opinion, I think we're going to get one more chance (to make the playoffs)," New...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff announces retirement

With the same lack of fanfare as his arrival to the Stampede City Calgary Flames star goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff announced his retirement Monday morning. Via statement the franchise's all-time leader in wins (305) games played (576) and shutouts (41) over nine oustanding seasons said he was calling it a career. “I’ve been very lucky to have spent 10 years of my career...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames G Miikka Kiprusoff retires from NHL

Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff is retiring from the NHL after 12 seasons. The 36-year-old Kiprusoff, who began his career with the San Jose Sharks, joined the Flames in 2003 and spent nine seasons with Calgary. Kiprusoff says he made the decision to retire at the end of last season, but wanted to think about it over the summer before making an official announcement on Monday...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Miikka Kiprusoff gives up center ice goal vs Red Wings (Video)

Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff gave up a brutal goal to Detroit Red Wings defenseman Johan Franzen late in Wednesday night's game at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Franzen's shot from center ice took a short hop and bounced through Kiprusoff's pads into the net. Fortunately, the goal wasn't enough to rally the Red Wings from behind, as the Flames were able...
Via Holdout Sports
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Johan Franzen scores from center ice on Miika Kiprusoff

The Detroit Red Wings are in danger of missing the NHL Playoffs for the first time since the 1989-1990 season.  Losing 3-1 to the Calgary Flames, the Red Wings were in need of a break and with 2:42 left in the third period they got one.  Johan Franzen dumped a weak backhand shot in from center ice and it skipped just far enough in front of Flames goalie Miika Kiprusoff that he...
Via Diehardsport
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Kiprusoff playing hardball with Flames?

After a disappointing season, the Calgary Flames may be geared towards a rebuild. And if that happens, Miikka Kiprusoff could garner great interest form teams looking to bolster their goaltending. While Kiprusoff has been struggling this season, he could still demand a sizeable return based on previous play. With his no-movement clause expiring at end of last season, Kiprusoff may...
Via RumorMeThis
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames win game, deflect trade rumors

Maybe the Miikka Kiprusoff trade rumors will simmer down now that he returned from his knee injury to throttle the San Jose Sharks 4-1 after a month-long layoff.Or perhaps that stellar performance will only intensify interest in the Calgary Flames netminder, who has one year left on his current deal.Kiprusoff feels ready to shoulder a big load as his team prepares for the stretch...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

G Kiprusoff day-to-day for Flames

The Calgary Flames signed goaltender Danny Taylor to a one-year, two-way contract a day after Miikka Kiprusoff had a lower-body injury in a 4-1 win over Detroit. Kiprusoff, who left Tuesday's game after the second period, is listed day to day. ''In the second period I felt some discomfort in the lower body area,'' Kiprusoff said in a statement. ''During...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Miikka Kiprusoff is killing the Calgary Flames

Calgary Flames goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff played brilliantly last season even as his team struggled.He won 35 games and posted excellent ratios (2.35 goals-against average, .921 save percentage). The outmanned Flames lost 16 games in overtime or in the shootout, but Kiprusoff kept them competitive almost every night.This season has not gone nearly as well. His ratios (3.76 GAA,...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Iginla And Kiprusoff Appear To Be Staying In Calgary, So Who Gets Moved?

from George Johnson of the Calgary Herald, And if Hartley’s philosophical reputation holds true, that ticking time bomb doesn’t even have a fuse now. Which, reading between the lines, only strengthens the assumption that Iginla will be staying. As well, old linemate and pal Marty Gelinas has been brought aboard as an assistant coach, to act as a bridge between the War Room and...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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