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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Daily Fix, December 19th

Johnny Gaudreau, Jiri Hudler, and Josh JoorisSource: Jenn Pierce / Calgary Herald Five games are on tap in the NHL tonight. My strategy tonight in cash games is to pay for some high talent names, and fill out the rest of my roster with some good cheap secondary players. Targeting games with a high goal total is a good idea, and with some teams playing back-to-back games, be on...
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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...
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Calgary Flames give head coach Bob Hartley extension

            Bob Hartley, head coach of the Calgary Flames, has earned himself a new deal. Hartley, who has guided the scrappy Flames to a surprising 17-14-2 record and are tied with the Los Angeles Kings for the last wild card spot in the Western Conference, got a multi-year extension on Wednesday. He’s led them to a 71-79-13 record...
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Calgary Flames give head coach Bob Hartley extension

Bob Hartley, head coach of the Calgary Flames, has earned himself a new deal. Hartley, who has guided the scrappy Flames to a surprising 17-14-2 record and are tied with the Los Angeles Kings for the last wild card spot in the Western Conference, got a multi-year extension on Wednesday. He’s led them to a 71-79-13 record over the last three years, not bad for...
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Flames, coach Hartley agree to multiyear contract extension

  Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the club. The announcement was made on Wednesday, despite the fact the Flames are mired in a six-game skid. Calgary dropped to 17-14-2 with a 5-2 home loss to the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. The Flames, 71-79-13 since Hartley was hired in May 2012, are tied for eighth place in the Western...
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Rangers steamroll Flames, extend winning streak to four

The New York Rangers took everything the Calgary Flames gave them, which was odd-man rushes, turnovers, and facepalm moments that turned into goals. The Rangers jumped out to a 4-0 lead, scoring twice at even strength, once on the powerplay, and once shorthanded, en route to a 5-2 win. The Rangers weren’t perfect, surrendering a […] The post Rangers steamroll Flames, extend winning...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 5, Calgary 2

The New York Rangers (14-10-4) defeated the Calgary Flames (17-13-2) by a score of 5-2. For a box score, click here. Coming into this stretch of 3 games in 4 nights in Western Canada, you would’ve been happy to see the Rangers come away with 4 out 6 points. Instead, the Rangers won all 3 games handily by a combined score of 12-3 and now get a well deserved 3 days off. I was surprised...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nash scores twice to reach 20; Rangers top Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Rick Nash scored two goals to reach 20 for the season, and the New York Rangers beat the Calgary Flames 5-2 on Tuesday night to sweep a three-game Western trip. Chris Kreider, Derek Stepan, and Carl Hagelin also scored for New York, which will finish its road swing at Carolina on Saturday. Jiri Hudler and Curtis Glencross - with just 1:15 left - scored for...
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Game 29: Build on the winning streak in Calgary

The Rangers are in Calgary tonight to take on the Flames and potentially expand their winning streak to four in a row, including a three game sweep against the Western Canadian teams. After a hot start, with equally hot goaltending from Jonas Hiller, the Flames have crashed back down to Earth, losers of six in […] The post Game 29: Build on the winning streak in Calgary appeared...
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Gameday Thread- Rangers @ Calgary

The New York Rangers (14-10-4) wrap up the Western Canada trip by taking on the Calgary Flames (17-13-2) at the Scotiabank Saddle tonight starting at 9 pm. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG+ Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Stepan-Zuccarello Kreider-Miller-St.Louis Stempniak-Hayes–Hagelin Glass-D. Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle J.Moore...
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Rangers-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames' offense has become dormant during their longest losing streak of the season. A matchup with the stingy New York Rangers might not help matters. Calgary looks to avoid a sixth straight loss Tuesday night when it hosts New York. The Flames (17-13-2) averaged 3.1 goals in their first 27 games to rank fifth in the league but have only eight during a five-game skid...
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Brandon Saad's third-period goal lifts Blackhawks over Flames

  Brandon Saad scored with 7:03 left in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Sunday night for their 12th victory in the last 14 games. After motoring past Calgary defenseman Mark Giordano, Saad took a centering pass from Jonathan Toews and lifted a shot past Jonas Hiller's glove. Toews also set up Patrick Sharp's power-play goal as the surging...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 28 – That’s Per Year, Pens beat Flames 3-1

By: Meesh Shanmugam Here’s a link to the Postgame Thoughts archive, in case you want to catch up on what you may have missed. Pens 3  Flames 1 Record: 19-6-3 Goals Comeau (9) from Malkin, Bortuzzo Letang (5) from Despres, Spaling Klinkhammer (4) from Downie, Malkin Click here to read the goal assessments Penalties Megna (roughing) – Inconsequential (gets into a scrum with...
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GIF Cap: Pens vs Flames

12/12/14  – Pittsburgh Penguins vs Calgary Flames (Final score: 3-1, Win) GIF’s by @JustPuckIt   [Goal 1] Comeau (Malkin, Bortuzzo) [Goal 2] Letang (Despres, Spaling) [Goal 3] Klinkhammer (Downie, Malkin) Video Source: Pens TV/Root Sports
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Key Observations Heading Into Game 28 Between the Flames and Penguins

When the NHL schedule was first released over the summer, no one exactly circled tonight’s game between the Calgary Flames and Pittsburgh Penguins at CONSOL Energy Center. The Flames were not seen as a team that would do much damage in the Western Conference, but they’ve proved many people wrong so far this year. The Flames (17-11-2) has been hot at times this season, but the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 28: Calgary Flames at Pittsburgh Penguins

Calgary Flames (17-11-2) at Pittsburgh Penguins (18-6-3) 7:00 PM – ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh has relied heavily on their offense and top ranked power play for much of this season.  Then the sky fell and everyone got hurt.  The Pens power play, which has accounted for 29.1% of their total goals this season –fifth most in the league...
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Good, Bad and Ugly: Sabres vs Calgary Flames

From Hometown Hockey: Following every Sabres game, we’ll be taking a little look at the previous night’s action with a little segment called “good, bad and ugly”. Expect a loooooooot of ugly. Another game, another win. Let’s dive right into last night’s 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames. The Good Enroth stopped 42 of 45 […] The post Good, Bad and Ugly: Sabres vs Calgary...
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Flames-Penguins Preview

Over the past seven seasons, the Pittsburgh Penguins had the luxury of facing a Calgary Flames team that ranked in the bottom half of the league in scoring, and the results in the series followed suit. Despite a recent slide, this season's group in Calgary has nearly kept pace with Pittsburgh's scoring and could make it difficult for the Penguins to extend a seven-game winning streak...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NHL Surprises for Christmas

When the season began there was a lot of expectations for a lot of different cities/teams, but the most exciting happenings are the ones that come out of nowhere. The feel good stories, and at the quarter pole of the season these are my five best Christmas surprises: The Calgary Flames Getty Images In professional sports there is a certain air of arrogance and self-righteousness...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Official Preview: Sabres vs Calgary Flames

From Hometown Hockey: Who: Calgary Flames Where: First Niagra Center, Buffalo, NY When: 7:00PM Know thine enemy: The Flames continue to exceed expectations. At 6-4-0 in their last 10, the Flames hold down the third spot in the very good Pacific Division with 36 points, trailing second-place Vancouver by just one win. Leading the way […] The post Super Official Preview: Sabres vs...
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Flames-Sabres Preview

The Calgary Flames have lost consecutive games in regulation for the first time this season, and their next destination might at first glance seem likely to help end such a skid. The Buffalo Sabres, though, have been a stingy home team lately and will try to win for a sixth time in seven games at First Niagara Center Thursday night against the Flames. Calgary (17-10-2) is making...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bernier, van Riemsdyk power Maple Leafs past Flames

  Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots, James van Riemsdyk scored the winning goal early in the second period, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 Tuesday night. Peter Holland scored midway through the first period and Phil Kessel and Mike Santorelli had empty-net goals in the final minute of the game for the Maple Leafs. Markus Granlund got the Flames on the scoreboard...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Maple Leafs Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to make life difficult for their goaltenders, though Jonathan Bernier most recently bailed them out for another home victory. The Calgary Flames have relied on third-period scoring, and it cost them their winning streak. Toronto will try to hand Calgary a second straight loss for the first time in more than a month Tuesday night when it hosts the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The 11 Most Embarrassing Moments In Boxing

Mammy’s Boy There’s no shame in losing to the better man, as light heavyweight Tony Wilson learning in the 3rd round of his 1989 fight with Steve McCarthy. What is shameful though is that Wilson’s mother, 62 year old Minna Wilson, couldn’t bear to witness her son taking a beating any longer and so climbed into the ring and began beating McCarthy round the head with her shoe...
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Couture plays huge role, leads Sharks to win over Flames

  Logan Couture scored and set up Patrick Marleau's tiebreaking goal as the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 3-2 on Saturday night. Justin Braun also scored and Antti Niemi finished with 33 saves to help the Sharks get their fourth straight win. Mark Giordano and Johnny Gaudreau scored for Calgary, which snapped its four-game winning streak. Karri Ramo stopped 27 shots and...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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