Flames Injury Update: Matt Stajan and Joe Colborne leave game

The Calgary Flames had a tough night. It wasn't just that the Flames out-shot the Habs 38-19, or the fact that they lost 2-1 in a shootout, but they also lost Joe Colborne and Matt Stajan to injuries last night in a hard fought game at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.#479583495 / gettyimages.comAccording to, Colborne's injury is still a bit of a mystery...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Flames Preview

Hopeful that Sean Monahan is back on track offensively, the Calgary Flames might have another reason to believe their early success will continue. The Flames expect their talented, young forward to build on a two-goal performance when they host the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Monahan ranked fourth among NHL rookies with 22 goals last season, but didn't have any before...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colborne's goal in shootout lifts Flames over Predators

  Joe Colborne scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators Tuesday night. T.J. Brodie and Mark Giordano also scored for Calgary, which improved its record to 2-2-0. Filip Forsberg and Mike Ribeiro scored for Nashville, which suffered its first loss of the season. Forsberg scored the game's first goal at 8:46 of the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames News: Joe Colborne re-signs

According to Thomas Drance, Joe Colborne, 24-year-old forward, has been re-signed on the Calgary Flames. His contract is a two-year deal worth $2.55 million.#483379513 / gettyimages.comThe Flames have acquired Colborne as a trade from the Toronto Maple Leafs:JOE IS BACK! The #Flames have signed forward Joe Colborne to a two-year deal ~—...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Top Five Players Under 25

#483379453 / The Calgary Flames finished last season with a 35-40-7 overall record and missed the playoffs. The Flames ranked 23rd in goals per game last season and come in at 24th in power play percentage out of 30 NHL teams. The Flames leading scorer last season was 30 year-old center Jiri Hudler. Hudler scored 17 goals and had 37 assists for 54 points. But Calgary...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

20 Players in 20 Seconds

Follow me on twitter @IanEsplen for Fun, Flames and all your draft needs. On that last note I'm planning on covering the hell out of the NHL draft and making it my goal to line up exclusive interviews with some interesting prospects - from 1-350 in the rankings. Let me know who you want to know more about and I'll dig in a find out for you.     The season is done...
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former BC Star Johnny Gaudreau Scores First NHL Goal Against Canucks (Video)

Just three days ago, Johnny Gaudreau scored for Boston College in its Frozen Four matchup against eventual national champion Union. On Sunday, “Johnny Hockey” made his NHL debut for the Calgary Flames and scored his first career goal in the second period. A shot from the point deflected off Flames center Joe Colborne and off Gaudreau’s stick as the puck trickled past Canucks...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning's Ondrej Palat collects Rookie of the Month honors again

Ondrej Palat has earned another NHL Rookie of the Month honor. The winger was named the league's best rookie for March, topping Calgary Flames center Joe Colborne, Anaheim Ducks winger Patrick Maroon, Florida Panthers center Nick Bjugstad and Lightning center Tyler Johnson for the award. Palat, who was named NHL Rookie of the Month for January, had five goals and 11 assists in...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames finally ended a team-record home losing streak, though a slew of other problems remain. The Nashville Predators added to the overall woes last week, and now the Flames get a rematch Friday as they seek their first back-to-back victories in over a month. The Flames (17-27-7) own 41 points - only slightly better than Edmonton (36) in the Western Conference - and...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 1/7/14

Sorry, I passed out during the Team Canada intros and am just waking now to post the Dump. The Top Line Here it is, Team Canada. ESPN, Sports Illustrated, TSN,   Scoreboard New York Islanders 7, Dallas 3 - John Tavares scored a hat trick. It's like a whole new Isles team. Columbus 4, New York Rangers 3 (SO) - Of some note, Rick Nash had two...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames end 4-game losing streak; Avs' hot rookie goes for X-rays

The Calgary Flames broke out of their offensive doldrums in a big way. Jiri Hudler and Joe Colborne had a goal and assist each, and Mike Cammalleri scored a power-play goal at 16:30 of the third period to lift Calgary to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. Sean Monahan also scored and Karri Ramo stopped 22 shots for the Flames, whose snapped a four-game skid...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colborne's SO goal lifts Flames over Blues 4-3

Joe Colborne scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Calgary Flames an improbable 4-3 come-from-behind win over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night. Colborne took the first attempt in the shootout and beat Jaroslav Halak on a deke for his third goal on four attempts this season in the tiebreaker. Reto Berra turned aside T.J. Oshie, Derek Roy and Magnus Paajarvi in the...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Blues fall to Flames 4-3 in shootout

CALGARY, Alberta -- Joe Colborne scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Calgary Flames an improbable 4-3 come-from-behind win over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night. Colborne took the first attempt in the shootout and beat Jaroslav Halak on a deke for his third goal on four attempts this season in the tiebreaker. Reto Berra turned aside T.J. Oshie, Derek Roy and Magnus...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Flames Preview

The Chicago Blackhawks' record 24-game streak without a regulation loss to open 2012-13 earned them plenty of headlines. Going into their 26th game this season, they aren't too far off that pace. A win Wednesday night in Calgary would bump them to an NHL-best 40 points, five shy of where they were through 26 games a season ago. It would also give them four straight regulation...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Monahan tally lifts Flames past Panthers in shootout

Sean Monahan scored in the sixth round of the shootout to lift the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Joe Colborne had a goal and an assist in regulation for his first multiple-point game with the Flames since being acquired from Toronto in the offseason. Sven Baertschi and Blair Jones also scored for Calgary, which has secured at least one point...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The Jets-Flames Shootout Marathon Was A Doozy

The Calgary Flames snapped a six-game losing streak when the prevailed and came out on top in a marathon shootout last night against the Jets in Winnipeg. During that shootout, a couple awesome displays of quick hands and smooth stick-handling led to goals for either side. First, the Flames’ Joe Colborne flashed his quick stick with this display: Then, Winnipeg’s Blake Wheeler...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Leafs Send Joe Colborne To Calgary For Fourth Rounder by   Steven Ellis

The Calgary Flames announced have acquired centre Joe Colborne from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Calgary’s fourth round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Colborne was drafted in the first round, 16th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft by the Boston Bruins. On February 18, 2011 he was traded from the Boston Bruins along with a first [...]
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Colborne looks to crack the Maples Leafs Roster

Bruce Bennett – Getty Images By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio) It was a busy summer for Joe Colborne, who witnessed first- hand the devastating flooding in his hometown of Calgary. “I’ve never seen anything like it. You would think it would never happen,” said Colborne as he described the scene. Colborne’s home was not hit, but he said he was “so proud” of his community...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Sleeper Buses, Midget Wrestling, And Casinos: An Interview With Chris Bailer Of The Southern Professional Hockey League

Chris Bailer is a minor league hockey player from Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Bailer is best described as a real defenseman’s defenseman, as he likes to play tough, yet within himself, and will do anything he can to help his team win. After playing four years at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, Bailer signed with the Columbus Cottonmouths of the Southern Professional Hockey League...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Decisions Looming for Dave Nonis and the Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo courtesy of Veronica Henri/Toronto Sun/QMI Agency By Tony Ambrogio (@SNTonyAmbrogio) Dave Nonis could have a busy few months ahead. And his decisions could impact the Leafs now and moving forward. Nonis traded a 4th liner in Mike Brown to Edmonton and Matt Frattin is coming off a knee injury. An issue that promises to be interesting to watch will be finding a spot for Joffrey...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Luongo to Toronto. Maybe. What would it take?

Let's armchair GM this summer's upcoming blockbuster trade between Vancouver and Toronto, shall we?For all the success Luongo has had in Vancouver, I'm going to suggest his days here are done. He was given a chance to close out the deal and win a cup last spring. It didn't happen. This year, when his coach wanted to give his team the best possible chance to win against...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Frattin's 6th goal of the year

In his fourth game back since his call up former Fighting Sioux forward Matt Frattin scores for the Maple Leafs to tie the game against the Montreal Canadians. That's the sixth goal of the year for Frattin. Related articles Matt Frattin's second career goal. ( Matt Frattin assists on Joe Colborne's first NHL goal... ( ...
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March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs Need Help ASAP

By absorbing a 6-2 thrashing from Vancouver Saturday night, the Toronto Maple Leafs issued a cry for help. “We played a really good team tonight with probably our battery down a little bit,” Leafs coach Ron Wilson told reporters. “They really took advantage of us. Every little opening, they moved the puck really well and we had our heads spinning at times in our own end....
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February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlies beat Bulldogs 7-2 in AHL outdoor game

Greg Scott scored twice to help the Toronto Marlies beat the Hamilton Bulldogs on Saturday in the American Hockey League's Outdoor Classic. A crowd of 20,565 attended the game in sunny, 25-degree conditions at Ivor Wynne Stadium. ''It was great fun to watch our guys be so excited before the game,'' Marlies coach Dallas Eakins said. ''They were like little...
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January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Leafs cruise past Lightning

Tyler Bozak scored two goals and added an assist and Tim Connolly had a goal and two assists to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 7-1 over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Clarke MacArthur, Joe Colborne, Joffrey Lupul and Joey Crabbe also scored for the Maple Leafs, who had lost four of five. Vincent Lecavalier scored for Tampa Bay, which has lost four of five. Toronto...
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November 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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