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Bruins’ Drafting Has Improved Since Rough Patch From 2007 Through 2009

A major component to winning in the salary cap era is surrounding veterans with young, talented players on cheap entry-level contracts. It’s difficult to keep a veteran core intact long-term because eventually players are due raises that force teams to make tough decisions to fit under the salary cap. This makes building through the draft extremely important. The Bruins, since...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks seek 3-1 lead Friday night in Calgary

Bob Hartley's business-like approach inspired a 20-point improvement and helped the Calgary Flames reach the second round of the playoffs for the first time since they came within a victory of winning the Stanley Cup 11 years ago. The Jack Adams Award finalist put his team right back to work after the Flames' thrilling comeback victory gave them an opportunity to tie the series Friday...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks drop Game 3 to Flames in OT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Mikael Backlund didn't need to see the biggest goal of his NHL career go in. The crowd and the rest of the Calgary Flames told him he'd scored the winner. Backlund scored on a delayed penalty call in overtime, lifting the late-charging Flames over the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Tuesday night. "It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe," said Backlund. "I...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks seek 3-0 advantage in Game 3 in Calgary

The Calgary Flames needed the "C of Red" to help them hit their stride during a first-round series win. Facing an unbeaten opponent, it may take an even more spirited crowd to inspire the Flames against the Anaheim Ducks. Down 2-0 to the Western Conference's top seed, the Flames return to home ice in desperate need of a victory Tuesday night and hope an energetic Calgary crowd can...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames needed the "C of Red" to help them hit their stride during a first-round series win. Facing an unbeaten opponent, it may take an even more spirited crowd to inspire the Flames against the Anaheim Ducks. Down 2-0 to the Western Conference's top seed, the Flames return to home ice in desperate need of a victory Tuesday night and hope an energetic Calgary crowd can...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL playoffs full of collegiate hockey alums

While the Colorado Avalanche may not be present in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs, fans of hockey in Colorado will still have a rooting interest. A total of 12 players who formerly featured for Colorado schools will feature in this year’s fight for the Cup. PODCAST: Avalanche season ending podcast That list includes nine University of Denver alums and three Colorado College...
Via Mile High Sports
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hiller gets shutout in relief as Flames blank Oilers

  Dennis Wideman had a goal and two assists and Jonas Hiller made 27 saves for the shutout and the Calgary Flames earned a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Markus Granlund had a pair of goals and Joe Colborne also scored for the Flames, who have won three of their past four. Calgary is also holding on to one of the final playoff positions in the Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames blank Oilers 4-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Dennis Wideman had a goal and two assists and Jonas Hiller made 27 saves for the shutout and the Calgary Flames earned a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Markus Granlund had a pair of goals and Joe Colborne also scored for the Flames, who have won three of their past four. Calgary is also holding on to one of the final playoff positions in...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche Set to Settle Season Series in Final Meeting

Jiri Hudler #24 of the Calgary Flames skates against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 21, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Mandatory Credit: Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images) The Calgary Flames will kick off their final ten games of the season with a clash against a few familiar faces. Former Flames captain and franchise star, Jarome Iginla, will...
Via The Sports Journal
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau scores 2; Flames hand Sabres 12th straight loss

  Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau scored twice to lead Calgary past Buffalo 4-1 on Tuesday night, extending the Sabres' team-record losing streak to 12 games. Joe Colborne and Josh Jooris also scored to help Calgary win for the fifth time in six games. Chris Stewart had the lone goal for Buffalo (14-31-3). Jooris gave the Flames a 2-1 lead at 9:05 of the third period. He dropped the...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Gaudreau scores twice to lead Flames in 4-1 win over Sabres

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau scored twice to lead Calgary past Buffalo 4-1 on Tuesday night, extending the Sabres' team-record losing streak to 12 games. Joe Colborne and Josh Jooris also scored to help Calgary win for the fifth time in six games. Chris Stewart had the lone goal for Buffalo (14-31-3). Jooris gave the Flames a 2-1 lead at 9:05 of the third...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2015  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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 ProHockeyTalk.com is reporting that Backlund was placed on injured reserved yesterday. #482030323 / gettyimages.com Backlund suffered an abdominal injury this past summer...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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 / gettyimages.com According to Flameforthought.com, Colborne's injury is still a bit of a mystery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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 ~ http://t.co/etbpXqnRIx pic.twitter.com/PmHLW2vVtN—...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Top Five Players Under 25

#483379453 / gettyimages.com 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...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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