Flames beat Sharks 4-3 in overtime

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Sean Monahan scored 24 seconds into overtime to help the Calgary Flames win their fourth straight road game, 4-3 over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Dennis Wideman, Joe Colborne, Jiri Hudler also scored for the Flames, who have their longest road winning streak since taking six straight from Feb. 12-March 5, 2009. Joni Ortio made 19 saves and has all...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders-Flames Preview

It's becoming increasingly clear that the New York Islanders aren't going away. Tied for the highest point total in the Metropolitan Division, the Islanders got a long trip off to a strong start, and they'll continue their seven-game road stretch against the streaking Calgary Flames on Friday night. New York (25-11-1) has gone 6-1-1 since a three-game losing streak, putting it in...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames needed a win against the Stanley Cup champions this past week to stop a season-worst skid and rejoin the playoff conversation in the Western Conference. After earning that key victory over Los Angeles, the Flames and Kings get a rematch Monday night in Calgary. The Flames (19-15-3) opened with 17 victories in 27 games, highlighted by a four-game win streak from...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Gaudreau scores two rapid-fire goals as Flames beat Oilers

  Calgary rookie Johnny Gaudreau continued his torrid scoring Saturday night with two goals to lead the Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Gaudreau's goals came 16 seconds apart early in the first period as the Flames blew the game open with three goals in less than two minutes. Coming off a natural hat trick in Tuesday's comeback victory over Los...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Canucks Preview

Facing the Vancouver Canucks may not be a boon to the Calgary Flames, who are riding their longest losing streak since setting a team record nearly three decades ago. The Flames will try to snap their seven-game skid by beating the Canucks on the road for the first time in three years Saturday night. Calgary (17-15-2) has been outscored 23-11 while losing seven in a row in regulation...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 12/19/14

What everyone is talking aboutThe pending Edmonton implosion continues to capture the imagination of at least two sports writers. Who will the Oil unload, and where twill they be unloaded to? Here is some speculation. Sporting News, SportsNet ScoreboardPittsburgh 1, Colorado 0 (OT) – Blake Comeau got the Penguins over the mump. Carolina 4, Toronto 1 – This is the most Maple Leaf...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The trouble with tanking

Flames(14-8-3) at Coyotes (9-11-3) When: Saturday, 6 p.m. Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale TV: FOX Sports Arizona Injuries: Arizona: F David Moss (upper body and D Brandon Gormley (lower body) are day to day. Calgary: Sam Bennett (shoulder surgery), Mikael Backlund (abdominal surgery), Joe Colborne (upper body), Matt Stajan (knee), Mason Raymond (shoulder). Quick facts: Flames...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Treliving enjoying early success as Flames GM

Coyotes at Flames When: Thursday, 7 p.m. Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alta. TV: FOX Sports Arizona Records: Calgary 9-6-2; Arizona 6-8-1 Injuries: For Calgary, F Mason Raymond (shoulder), C Mikael Backlund (upper body), C Joe Colborne (upper body), C Matt Stajan (lower body), F Michael Ferland (upper body) and F Sven Baertschi (illness) are out. Arizona F David Moss (upper...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Mikael Backlund placed on IR

As if losing Matt Stajan, Joe Colborne and Mason Raymond wasn't enough to aggravate any Flames fan, add veteran center Mikael Backlund to the ever-growing list of injured players for Calgary. Dhiren Mahiban of is reporting that Backlund was placed on injured reserved yesterday. #482030323 / Backlund suffered an abdominal injury this past summer...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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 / According to, Colborne's injury is still a bit of a mystery...
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October 29, 2014  |  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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October 24, 2014  |  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 opening...
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October 14, 2014  |  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, and for...
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 16...
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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 goals...
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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
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