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Colin Dambrauskas: Is the KHL Slowly Becoming A Threat?

While not something the NHL has to concern themselves with too heavily at the moment, several former KHL players have been returning to overseas league of late. With respect to the Flames, specifically, they have lost three players in the past couple of months to the KHL as Anton Babchuk, Danny Taylor, and most recently Roman Cervenka have all fled to Europe. Although the above...
Via HockeyBuzz
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Colin Dambrauskas: Flames Playing Abroad

Flames Playing Abroad During Lockout Now that we’re caught up on the Heat (who played last night, more on that in a bit) I thought we could take a look at Flames players who have found places to play during the lockout. Anton Babchuk Babchuk has found a place to play this season in the KHL with Donbass HC.  Averaging 22min a night he has yet to really find his offensive...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Re-visiting the past

Among those who pay attention to advanced statistics in the NHL, the general rule of thumb is that the better a team is at controlling possession, the more likely they are to have success in the future. Teams like Chicago, Detroit, Pittsburgh, San Jose and, most recently, Los Angeles have backed up this theory as they are perennial playoff teams and are consistently some of the best...
Via Shutdown Line
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames 5, Ducks 2

Nigerian-born Akim Aliu scored his first two NHL goals Saturday to lead the Calgary Flames to a season-ending 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. The performance by the 22-year-old prospect, playing just his second NHL game, provided a positive finish to another disappointing season for Calgary. By winning their final two games, the Flames reached the 90-point mark for the eighth...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Ducks' season ends with road loss to Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Nigerian-born Akim Aliu scored his first two NHL goals Saturday to lead the Calgary Flames to a season-ending 5-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. The performance by the 22-year-old prospect, playing just his second NHL game, provided a positive finish to another disappointing season for Calgary. By winning their final two games, the Flames reached the 90...
Via Fox Sports West
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Flames-Stars Preview

Just over a week ago, the Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames were both charging hard toward the playoffs. They've done little to fortify their postseason aspirations since. Having squandered several opportunities to improve their position in the Western Conference in the last week, the Stars and Flames open a critical home-and-home set Saturday afternoon in Dallas. The Stars ...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Projected Lines: Flames vs. Islanders

Tweet PROJECTED LINES, DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS & GOALTENDERS - The Flames lines are from practice on Wednesday. Anton Babchuk slotted in for Scott Hannan, who missed the skate for maintenance. If he is unabl...
Via nhl.com
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Matthew Barry: Turkey Week Trades? WHAT Trades?

Turkey Week Trades?? There hasn’t been an impact Turkey Week deal since Joe Thornton was done thanking the Bruins for the great season he was having in Boston and was then promptly traded on November 30th of 2005. Here’s a walk down memory lane: 2010 Carolina trades Anton Babchuk/Tom Kostopolous to Carolina for Ian White and Brett Sutter Ducks trade Ryan Carter...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

The Five Takeaways: Flames vs. Blackhawks

Tweet ROSTER OVERHAUL The Flames made some major roster adjustments before jetting off to the Windy City on Thursday. Niklas Hagman was placed on waivers, Brendan Morrison (knee) and Anton Babchuk (hand) were placed...
Via nhl.com
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Flames Make Moves!! Is Jarome on the Block?

Attention Flames Fans-the excitement that is roster management peaked today with a pair of personnel moves. In the wake of another ebb of Flames 2011-12 success, GM J-Feast has summoned last preseason’s heart’s desire-TJ Brodie. Exciting times. This came as the repercussion of Anton Babchuk’s Injury Reserve assignement. His biggest asset, his sniper mitt, has been deemed tres...
Via Kukla's Korner
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Flames place D Babchuk on IR

The Calgary Flames placed defenseman Anton Babchuk on injured reserve Wednesday with a hand injury. Babchuk was hurt in Wednesday's 3-0 loss to the Minnesota Wild. He has three assists in eight games this season. To replace Babchuk on the roster, the Flames called up defenseman T.J. Brodie from their AHL affiliate in Abbotsford.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Flames recall T.J. Brodie from Abbotsford

Tweet CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled defenceman T.J. Brodie from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL) as a result of Flames defenceman Anton Babchuk having been placed on Injured ...
Via nhl.com
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Babchuk ready to go

Tweet CALGARY, AB -- The 2011-12 season hasn't started out well for Calgary Flames defenceman Anton Babchuk. Playing in a mere two games this season and having been relegated to the press box for the last three cont...
Via nhl.com
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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