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The Vancouver Canucks have made some puzzling decisions this summer

The Vancouver Canucks have made some puzzling decisions of late. General manager Jim Benning isn’t exactly putting on a clinic on how to GM. It’s hard to forget he handed out sizable extensions to bit-players. Derek Dorsett is a solid fourth liner, but is he really worth $10.6 million over four seasons? Benning thought so. The same day he signed Dorsett, he also signed defenseman...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Vancouver Canucks have made some puzzling decisions this summer

The Vancouver Canucks have made some puzzling decisions of late. General manager Jim Benning isn’t exactly putting on a clinic on how to GM. It’s hard to forget he handed out sizable extensions to bit-players. Derek Dorsett is a solid fourth liner, but is he really worth $10.6 million over four seasons? Benning thought so. The same day he signed Dorsett, he also signed defenseman...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday's best: Johnson produces late goals for Lightning; Forsberg responds to snub

Best game:  Vancouver 2, Calgary 1. We know what you're thinking. How can Tampa Bay's rally not be the best game? Well, for about 55 minutes, it was actually a pretty dull game. The Canucks and Flames never suffered that fate. David Jones gave Calgary an early 1-0 lead, but the Canucks just kept coming, firing 43 shots at Flames goalie Jonas Hiller. Radim Vrbata got the rally started...
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames-Canucks Preview

The Calgary Flames took home-ice advantage from Vancouver with a Game 1 win, though it's been awfully hard to call playing at the Rogers Centre in recent postseasons a benefit for the Canucks. Before heading to Calgary, Vancouver will try to even the first-round Western Conference series Friday night and end a seven-game home losing streak in the playoffs. The Flames' 2-1 win Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell scores late to lift Flames over Canucks 2-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Defenseman Kris Russell scored with just under 30 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Wednesday night. David Jones also scored for the Flames, who were down 1-0 entering the third period. Bo Horvat opening the scoring for Vancouver...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell scores in final minute to lift Flames over Canucks in Game 1

  Defenseman Kris Russell scored with just under 30 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Wednesday night. David Jones also scored for the Flames, who were down 1-0 entering the third period. Bo Horvat opening the scoring for Vancouver midway in the second period...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames complete season sweep of Coyotes

CALGARY, Alberta -- Sean Monahan scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period to lift the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Monahan carried the puck up ice and into the Coyotes' zone and, after hitting the brakes in the slot, sent a shot past Mike Smith for his 31st goal of the season. It came less than 2 minutes after Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars have identical winning percentages this month to rank among the NHL's best. Only one of them is in position to make the playoffs. The Flames look to continue their postseason push Wednesday night at home against a surging Stars team that is increasingly desperate. Calgary is 7-2-2 in March while Dallas is 8-3-0 for winning percentages of .727....
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs drop pivotal matchup with the Flames

The Colorado Avalanche dropped a pivotal matchup with the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Monday. Former Avalanche forward David Jones led the way for the Flames with one goal and one assist. The Avalanche were unable to convert on three power play opportunities while outshooting the Flames 27-26. “They deserve credit for the thing they’ve done,” Avalanche head...
Via Mile High Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames’ Offensive Depth Shines, Team Buries Colorado Avalanche 3-2

Markus Granlund #60 of the Calgary Flames skates against Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 23, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Mandatory Credit: Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images) The Calgary Flames took down the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 at the Scotiabank Saddledome on March 24th, giving themselves a much-needed cushion in the standings...
Via The Sports Journal
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Bouma, David Jones supply offense in Flames' win over Avs

  Lance Bouma and David Jones had a goal and an assist each to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. Jiri Hudler also scored for the Flames, and Kari Ramo made 25 saves to earn his 15th win of the season. Calgary held onto third place in the Pacific Division, ahead of the Los Angeles Kings, who won at New Jersey earlier Monday. Gabriel...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bouma, Jones lead Flames to 3-2 win over Avalanche

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Lance Bouma and David Jones had a goal and an assist each to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. Jiri Hudler also scored for the Flames, and Kari Ramo made 25 saves to earn his 15th win of the season. Calgary held onto third place in the Pacific Division, ahead of the Los Angeles Kings, who won at New Jersey earlier...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Excellent Third Period Propels Flames To Comeback Win Over Bruins

The Boston Bruins couldn’t have asked for a better start to Monday night’s game against the Calgary Flames. They set the tone in the first period by controlling the majority of puck possession and opening up a two-goal lead with tallies from Brad Marchand and Zdeno Chara. Torey Krug scored on a beautiful backhand goal just 50 seconds into the second period, which gave the B...
Via NESN.com
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames down Sharks, continue to beat up on Pacific Division

  The Calgary Flames responded to a potential momentum-shifiting, last-second goal in the second period with a typical strong third to earn another win against the San Jose Sharks. Jiri Hudler scored a power-play goal for his fifth goal of the season against San Jose, and the Flames overcame the bad break at the end of the second to beat the Sharks 4-1 on Monday night for their...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Hudler leads Flames past Sharks 4-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jiri Hudler scored his fifth goal of the season against San Jose to help the Calgary Flames win for the fourth time in five games, 4-1 over the Sharks on Monday night. Mason Raymond, Lance Bouma and David Jones also scored for the Flames, who won four of five meetings this season against San Jose to move ahead of the Sharks into second place in the Pacific...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames score 3 goals in third period to beat Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Joni Ortio is making the most of his latest stint with the Calgary Flames. The 23-year-old goalie is on top of his game, and he turned aside 27 shots in the Flames' 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. Five days after a 36-save shutout of the Vancouver Canucks, Ortio starred again and earned his second win in two starts this season. "We did a good...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Three-goal 3rd lifts Flames over Coyotes

  David Jones, Mark Giordano and Sean Monahan scored third-period goals, and Joni Ortio made 28 saves in his second win in two starts this season to lead the Calgary Flames past the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Thursday night. Jones broke a 1-1 tie, and Monahan scored into an empty net with 1:25 left. Calgary has won all four meetings against Arizona this season. Mikael Backlund sent...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames score 3 goals in third period in win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) David Jones, Mark Giordano and Sean Monahan scored third-period goals, and Joni Ortio made 28 saves in his second win in two starts this season to lead the Calgary Flames past the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Thursday night. Jones broke a 1-1 tie, and Monahan scored into an empty net with 1:25 left. Calgary has won all four meetings against Arizona this season. Mikael...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames score 3 goals in third period to beat Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- David Jones, Mark Giordano and Sean Monahan scored third-period goals, and Joni Ortio made 28 saves in his second win in two starts this season to lead the Calgary Flames past the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Thursday night. Jones broke a 1-1 tie, and Monahan scored into an empty net with 1:25 left. Calgary has won all four meetings against Arizona this season. Mikael...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tanev lifts Canucks over skidding Flames 3-2 in OT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Chris Tanev scored 18 seconds into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the skidding Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Radim Vrbata and Yannick Weber scored in regulation for the Canucks. Ryan Miller made 26 saves in his first win since Dec. 2 at Washington. Johnny Gaudreau and David Jones had the goals for...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames give head coach Bob Hartley extension

            Bob Hartley, head coach of the Calgary Flames, has earned himself a new deal. Hartley, who has guided the scrappy Flames to a surprising 17-14-2 record and are tied with the Los Angeles Kings for the last wild card spot in the Western Conference, got a multi-year extension on Wednesday. He’s led them to a 71-79-13 record...
Via Sports-Glory
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith, Coyotes burned by Flames

CALGARY, Alberta -- Josh Jooris scored three goals in the latest impressive performance of his terrific rookie season, leading the Calgary Flames past the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Tuesday night. David Jones and Sean Monahan also scored for surprising Calgary, which has won seven of nine to move within one point of Western Conference leaders Vancouver and Anaheim. Jiri Hudler had two...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jooris nets hat trick; Flames beat Coyotes 5-2

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Josh Jooris scored three goals in the latest impressive performance of his terrific rookie season, leading the Calgary Flames past the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Tuesday night. David Jones and Sean Monahan also scored for surprising Calgary, which has won seven of nine to move within one point of Western Conference leaders Vancouver and Anaheim. Jiri Hudler had...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith, Coyotes burned by Flames

CALGARY, Alberta -- Josh Jooris scored three goals in the latest impressive performance of his terrific rookie season, leading the Calgary Flames past the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Tuesday night. David Jones and Sean Monahan also scored for surprising Calgary, which has won seven of nine to move within one point of Western Conference leaders Vancouver and Anaheim. Jiri Hudler had two...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Senators-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames have done a nice job of following losses with victories. Stringing wins together hasn't been quite as easy. After opening a five-game homestand on a positive note, they've got a chance to change that Saturday night against an Ottawa Senators team that's dropped six of seven in Calgary. Thursday's 5-3 win over Arizona improved the Flames to 7-0-1 following a loss...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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