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Calgary Flames Make T.J. Brodie Signing Official

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenseman TJ Brodie to a five-year contract.  A native of Chatham, Ontario, Brodie has started the season with three goals and four assists for a six game point streak which is the longest in the NHL this season and a career high. His 176 minutes of ice time leads all players in the NHL and his seven points...
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The Surprising Calgary Flames

from Craig Custance of ESPN, Before the season, if you were to handicap the Connor McDavid sweepstakes, the Flames would have been right near the top of the favorites on that list along with the Buffalo Sabres. Well, somebody seems to have forgotten to alert the Flames that you need to lose a bunch of games to enhance your chances of picking No. 1 overall and getting McDavid...
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Flames re-sign TJ Brodie

For the price he’s being re-signed for, maybe T.J. Brodie can’t claim to be underrated anymore. The 24-year-old defenseman, according to Elliotte Friedman, is going to sign a new five-year, $23.25 million contract extension with the Calgary Flames. He’s off to a hot start this year, with six points in six games after picking up […] The post Flames re-sign TJ Brodie appeared...
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TSN, Sportsnet: Flames to sign T.J. Brodie to 5-year extension today

Per TSN... The Calgary Flames are expected to complete a contract extension with defenceman TJ Brodie on Monday.  The deal is believed to be for five years, in the range of $23 million, according to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie. The 24-year-old has three goals and four assists in seven games this season for the Flames, as well as a plus-5 rating. The Flames selected...
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Flames’ Josh Jooris Scores First NHL Goal In First NHL Game, Family Goes Nuts

Calgary Flames rookie Josh Jooris took the ice in his first NHL game and wasted no time having an impact. He scored a real nice goal on Sergei Bobrovsky and his family loved it. .@JJooris19 with the puck from his first @NHL goal — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) October 18, 2014 [@myregularface] [@myregularface] The post Flames’ Josh Jooris Scores First...
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Flames News: Johnny Gaudreau starts slow

John Gaudreau hasn't gotten off to the start he was hoping for with the Calgary Flames.#456889386 / gettyimages.comThe reigning Hobey Baker award winner, has struggled in his first five games as a Flame, posting no points to date, and has only one shot on goal.Flames Head Coach Bob Hartley told Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun about keeping realistic expectations for Gaudreau...
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Hiller stops 49 shots to help Flames get OT win over Blackhawks

  Jonas Hiller made 49 saves and Mikael Backlund scored at 4:35 of overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Dennis Wideman also scored for the Flames, who were coming off a 3-2 win at Nashville on Tuesday. The Blackhawks controlled the action for much of the night, enjoying a whopping 50-18 advantage in shots on goal....
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Chicago Blackhawks vs Calgary Flames: Preview and Pick

Chicago 2-0-0 (Crawford) vs Calgary 1-2-0 (Hiller) The Calgary Flames come into town tonight on the 2nd game of a back to back to play the well rested Blackhawks. Brandon Bollig is making his return to the UC after being traded this off season. Jonas Hiller is in net for Calgary. He has struggled this year in his 2 starts posting a 3.53 GAA. However, Hiller is 4-2-0 with a 1.82 GAA...
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Brandon Bollig’s Top 5 NHL Fights

In honor of Brandon Bollig coming back to the United Center with his new team the Calgary Flames we wanted to take a trip down memory lane and take a look at B-52’s top 5 NHL fights. The top 5 was determined based on the ratings from These don’t include preseason or AHL fights. 5. Chris Stewart vs. Brandon Bollig (January 22, 2013) It’s no secret that Bollig...
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AHL affiliate of Calgary Flames fires team mascot

In telling of his story, Scorch overpowered a firefighter. That happened. — Diana C. Nearhos (@dianacnearhos) October 9, 2014 The American Hockey League affiliate of the Calgary Flames has — wait for it! — fired its mascot. Before even playing its first game. The Adirondack Flames are the new Triple-A team for Calgary, though frankly we were unaware...
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AHL's Gillies suspended 12 games for slamming opponent's head to ice

  An Adirondack Flames player has been suspended 12 games by the American Hockey League for slamming an opposing player's head onto the ice during a game. Left-wing Trevor Gillies skated up to Rochester rookie forward William Carrier during a scrum, punched him several times and slammed his head on the ice as he went down. Gillies was assessed two game misconducts, a fighting...
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Flames Injury Report: Jiri Hudler Likely Out Tonight With The Flu

Early reports from the Daily Faceoff have the Calgary Flames without their center Jiri Hudler tonight as he is suffering from the flu.  The Flames are in St. Louis tonight for their game against the Blues.#452988555 / gettyimages.comHudler was unable to participate in practice this morning and coach Bob Hartley is not expected to have him tonight. Hudler has been active the first...
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Trevor Gillies deserves to be kicked out of hockey after AHL assault

It’s time to kick Trevor Gillies out of hockey. Gillies’ actions late in an AHL game between the Adirondack Flames and the Rochester Americans were inexcusable as the enforcer jumped rookie William Carrier and slammed his head into the ice. The incident, one which Gillies initiated seemingly at random, earned him 27 penalty minutes, but a far more severe punishment is in...
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WATCH: Trevor Gillies slams opponent's head into ice

Trevor Gillies is known in the hockey world for two things. One, he’s not very good. Two, he’s pugilist who many consider a dirty player. Gillies was back at it Friday night in the American Hockey League, where he’s currently a member of the Calgary Flame’s AHL affiliate. In a game that eventually turned pretty ugly, Gillies probably crossed the line yet again. The 35-year...
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Adirondack Flames sorry for ill-conceived mascot inception tale

Scorch. Has. ARRIVED! — Adirondack Flames (@AHLFlames) October 9, 2014 The Adirondack Flames, the... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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