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Penguins-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames have made it clear they plan to hang around in the Western Conference race in pursuit of their first playoff appearance in six years. It's been even longer since they've beaten the Pittsburgh Penguins. Calgary seeks a fourth consecutive victory while looking to end an eight-game skid against the visiting Penguins on Friday night. The Flames (29-20-1) last qualified...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell's 1st goal, Hiller's 28 saves lead Flames past Sharks

  Kris Russell scored his first goal of the season, Jonas Hiller stopped 28 shots, and the Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Jiri Hudler and Mason Raymond also scored to help the Flames improve to 4-1-0 on a six-game homestand, which concludes Friday against Pittsburgh. John Scott scored for San Jose, which lost in regulation for the first time in its...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell, Hiller lead Flames past Sharks, 3-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Kris Russell scored his first goal of the season, Jonas Hiller stopped 28 shots, and the Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Jiri Hudler and Mason Raymond also scored to help the Flames improve to 4-1-0 on a six-game homestand, which concludes Friday against Pittsburgh. John Scott scored for San Jose, which lost in regulation for...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: January 29th

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images Below I’ve got a discussion of the best matchups and potential stacks of the day followed by cash game rankings for tonight’s DraftKings contests. At the bottom of the post I’ve embedded my research chart for the day. Here is just a snippet of the chart I’ll use to explain what you’re looking at. First the colors. Blue is...
Via The Fantasy Fix
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers edge Flames in 11-goal thriller

CALGARY, Alberta -- Tomas Fleischmann scored with 3:09 left in the third period to lead the Florida Panthers to a wild 6-5 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. Fleischmann lifted a backhander over both Calgary defenseman Kris Russell and goalie Jonas Hiller for the winning goal just 45 seconds after Matt Stajan scored his second of the game for the Flames. Fleischmann, Jonathan...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Fleischmann's late goal gives Panthers victory over Flames

  Thomas Fleischmann scored with 3:09 left in the third period to lead the Florida Panthers to a wild 6-5 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. Fleischmann lifted a backhander over both Calgary defenseman Kris Russell and goalie Jonas Hiller for the winning goal just 45 seconds after Matt Stajan scored his second of the game for the Flames. Fleischman, Jonathan Huberdeau...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers edge Flames in 11-goal thriller

CALGARY, Alberta -- Tomas Fleischmann scored with 3:09 left in the third period to lead the Florida Panthers to a wild 6-5 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. Fleischmann lifted a backhander over both Calgary defenseman Kris Russell and goalie Jonas Hiller for the winning goal just 45 seconds after Matt Stajan scored his second of the game for the Flames. Fleischmann, Jonathan...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames are in danger of losing seven straight games in regulation for the first time in 15 seasons, but management still believes Bob Hartley is the right man to end that skid and guide the team for years to come. Two days after the veteran coach earned a multiyear contract extension, the Flames try again to end their slide Friday night against the visiting Dallas Stars...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 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

Coyotes drop preseason game in OT

SYLVAN LAKE, Alberta -- Curtis Glencross scored on a power play at 3:10 of overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes in an exhibition game Wednesday night. Sylvan Lake hosted the game as part of its winning Kraft Hockeyville bid. The community of 13,000 is just west of Red Deer. Glencross tipped Kris Russell's shot from the blue line past goalie Brendan...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes drop preseason game in OT

SYLVAN LAKE, Alberta -- Curtis Glencross scored on a power play at 3:10 of overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes in an exhibition game Wednesday night. Sylvan Lake hosted the game as part of its winning Kraft Hockeyville bid. The community of 13,000 is just west of Red Deer. Glencross tipped Kris Russell's shot from the blue line past goalie Brendan...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames at Lightning game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Now that the Tampa Bay Lightning have secured a playoff spot, their next goal is to gain home-ice advantage in the first round. The Lightning are in control of their destiny to do so and will continue a six-game homestand Thursday night against the lowly Calgary Flames. Tampa Bay (42-25-9) beat Montreal 3-1 on Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Extend Kris Russell by   Curtis Morrison

The Calgary Flames have resigned defenseman Kris Russell to a two-year deal worth 2.6 million dollars annually, a total of 5.2 million dollars over the course of the deal. He previously signed a one-year, 1.5 million dollar contract with the team in the 2013 offseason. Russell is having a career year on offense for the Flames, recording 20 points in [...]
Via The Hockey House
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers-Flames Preview

What's probably surprising about the latest edition of the "Battle of Alberta" is that both the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers enter it off victories. One of the Western Conference's worst teams will make it two straight Friday night when the Flames try to hand the Oilers a fifth straight road defeat. Both teams entered a three-day holiday break by ending losing streaks Monday...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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