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Five NHL players who could regress in 2015-16

Here are five players who I think are bound for regression in 2015-16 following great seasons in 2014-15. Disagree? Sound off in the comments or add players you think we missed. Dennis Wideman – Calgary Flames  UNIONDALE, NY – FEBRUARY 6: Dennis Wideman #6 of the Calgary Flames in action against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on February 6, 2014 in Uniondale, New...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NHL players who could regress in 2015-16

Here are five players who I think are bound for regression in 2015-16 following great seasons in 2014-15. Disagree? Sound off in the comments or add players you think we missed. Dennis Wideman – Calgary Flames  UNIONDALE, NY – FEBRUARY 6: Dennis Wideman #6 of the Calgary Flames in action against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on February 6, 2014 in Uniondale, New...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Flames bolstered their defense for the present and the future on draft day

To say the Calgary Flames had a good weekend, would be a huge understatement. First, the Flames pulled off a surprise move, acquiring defenseman Dougie Hamilton from the Boston Bruins. While Hamilton’s name was being floated around in trade rumors, it seemed improbable the club was actually going to move their best young defenseman. But, this is the Bruins after all, and with...
Via Bloguin Best
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Flames bolstered their defense for the present and the future on draft day

To say the Calgary Flames had a good weekend, would be a huge understatement. First, the Flames pulled off a surprise move, acquiring defenseman Dougie Hamilton from the Boston Bruins. While Hamilton’s name was being floated around in trade rumors, it seemed improbable the club was actually going to move their best young defenseman. But, this is the Bruins after all, and with...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Giordano to be Ready for Training Camp

View image | gettyimages.com According to Dan Rosen of NHL.com, Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano is ahead of schedule on his rehab from a torn biceps injury.  The initial prognosis was that he’d be out for five months after the injury suffered in February. This is positive news for the Flames and is one of the first bits of positive news that has released regarding...
Via TopSportsReport
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Giordano: 'Every day is getting better'

While the Flames have been pushing on and on through the playoffs, they have done so without their captain and one of their best players, Mark Giordano.Giordano has been out since since late February with a torn bicep, and has been working hard each day to make sure he can comeback better than ever. And just yesterday, Giordano took part in the longest practice the Flames have held...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames’ Raphael Diaz Brings Speed, Experience in Return

CALGARY, AB – MARCH 21: Raphael Diaz #33 of the Calgary Flames carries the puck against Nick Foligno #71 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 21, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Blue Jackets defeated the Flames 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)   The hockey community has been abuzz lately with the news of Calgary...
Via The Sports Journal
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Captain Mark Giordano Practices, Nears Return

CALGARY, AB – FEBRUARY 2: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames skates against the Winnipeg Jets in his 500th career NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 2, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Brad Watson/NHLI via Getty Images) The Calgary Flames got a rude awakening in Game 1 of their second-round match-up with the Anaheim Ducks, enduring a sixty minute beatdown...
Via The Sports Journal
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL playoffs: Flames eliminate Canucks, advance to play Ducks

  The Calgary Flames pulled off another third-period comeback to escape the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in 11 years. The Flames erased a three-goal deficit and defeated the Vancouver Canucks 7-4 in Game 6 of their Western Conference First Round series at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday. Calgary  advanced to the second round of the playoffs...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 4/19/15

CALGARY, AB – FEBRUARY 14: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames fights Alex Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 14, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) What everyone is talking aboutIt’s late and the scoreboard will still be about Saturday, but the other outlets of the world have moved...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Dennis Wideman Flourishing in Increased Role, Guiding Calgary Flames Towards Playoffs

Dennis Wideman #6 of the Calgary Flames skates with the puck past Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 16, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Jets defeated the Flames 5-2. (Mandatory Credit: Derek Leung via Getty Images North America) Following the loss of defensive leader and team captain Mark Giordano, the Calgary Flames...
Via The Sports Journal
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames look poised to end one of the NHL's longest postseason droughts, but they aren't taking anything for granted entering their final 10 games. They can severely damage the Colorado Avalanche's already slim playoff chances Monday night. Calgary (39-27-6) is in third place in the Pacific Division and seeking its first playoff bid since 2009, as it's tied with Carolina...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: continuing to prove critics wrong

There have been a few notable surprises for the NHL in the 2014-2015 season, such as the mumps and the emergence of the Nashville Predators as a Western Conference powerhouse. One of the more interesting surprises, however, has been the Calgary Flames. Many speculated that the Flames were going to be a bottom feeder Western Conference team. After finishing 27th in the 2013-2014 season...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Thriving off Elite Top Line and Resilient Defense

Karri Ramo #31 of the Calgary Flames tracks the puck as Chris VandeVelde #76 of the Philadelphia Flyers looks for a scoring opportunity at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 19, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Mandatory Credit: Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images) After falling out of a playoff spot briefly, the Calgary Flames reclaimed their third-place seat in the Pacific division...
Via The Sports Journal
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames soldier on without Mark Giordano

In the event of an emergency decompression in an airplane, the oxygen masks drop from the overhead bins. The Flames must have felt like they were scrambling for the oxygen masks after learning that their best defenseman (and one of the best defensemen in the NHL) was going to miss the remainder of the season […] The post Flames soldier on without Mark Giordano appeared first on Along the Boards.
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings look to extend winning streak to four games Friday

The Detroit Red Wings have fared well against the Western Conference this season, but an overreliance on goaltending could derail that dominance. They'll look for an improved defensive effort Friday night against the visiting Calgary Flames, who have showed they're capable of winning without captain Mark Giordano (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 face-off on FOX Sports Detroit PLUS). Detroit...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings have fared well against the Western Conference this season, but an overreliance on goaltending could derail that dominance. They'll look for an improved defensive effort Friday night against the visiting Calgary Flames, who have showed they're capable of winning without captain Mark Giordano. Detroit (36-15-11) topped the New York Rangers 2-1 in overtime Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Flames

BOSTON —  The Bruins and Calgary Flames will meet Thursday night at TD Garden with key players out of their lineups. The Flames are without No. 1 defenseman and captain Mark Giordano, who will miss the rest of the season with torn biceps. Giordano was the top Norris Trophy candidate and also deserved consideration for the Hart Trophy. His absence will force T.J. Brodie (Calgary’s...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Flames Preview: Important Points At Stake As Playoff Race Intensifies

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames conclude their regular-season series Thursday night at TD Garden in desperate need of two points. Both clubs have a slim lead for a playoff spot in their respective conferences. Boston is two points ahead of the Florida Panthers and four points ahead of the Ottawa Senators for the last wild-card playoff berth in the Eastern Conference...
Via NESN.com
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Sportsnet has no idea what Mark Giordano looks like

The injuries to Patrick Kane and Mark Giordano were devastating to their respective teams. Which team will suffer the most? That’s exactly what Sportsnet asked, but they made one huge mistake. this is not good pic.twitter.com/NrOW0e8REY — Rich Miller (@pensbender) March 5, 2015 Boy, Giordano looks a lot like P.K. Subban. The post Photo: Sportsnet has no idea what Mark Giordano...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Sportsnet has no idea what Mark Giordano looks like

The injuries to Patrick Kane and Mark Giordano were devastating to their respective teams. Which team will suffer the most? That’s exactly what Sportsnet asked, but they made one huge mistake. this is not good pic.twitter.com/NrOW0e8REY — Rich Miller (@pensbender) March 5, 2015 Boy, Giordano looks a lot like P.K. Subban. The post Photo: Sportsnet has no idea what Mark Giordano...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames-Flyers Preview

The Calgary Flames were perhaps the league's biggest surprise this season, but their playoff hopes suffered a heavy blow with the injury to Mark Giordano. The Philadelphia Flyers won't feel any sympathy toward their opponents Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center as they try to continue their own postseason push. Giordano had 11 goals and a team-leading 37 assists before suffering...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames dealing with loss of Giordano at trade deadline

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Dealing with the news of a season-ending injury to defenseman Mark Giordano but with Calgary in a playoff spot, Brad Treliving's first NHL trade deadline as general manager of the Flames was unique. In the end, admitting it was difficult to replace a player of Giordano's caliber - team captain and Norris Trophy candidate - Treliving opted to mostly stay the...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals Acquire Curtis Glencross From Flames For Two Draft Picks

CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have traded Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals. The 32-year-old forward is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. He has nine goals and 19 assists in 53 games this season for Calgary, which is in the playoff race but wasn’t likely to re-sign him. The Flames also claimed defenseman David Schlemko off waivers from the Dallas...
Via NESN.com
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Flames put captain Giordano on IR, claim Stars d-man Schlemko

CALGARY, Alberta -- The Calgary Flames have claimed defenseman David Schlemko off waivers from the Dallas Stars and placed captain Mark Giordano on the injured list with an undisclosed upper-body injury. Giordano, a front-runner for the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman, was listed as out indefinitely several days ago. Giordano has 11 goals and 37 assists for 48 points. He...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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