CALGARY FLAMES NEWS

Hiller makes 34 saves, Flames beat Canucks 4-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Jonas Hiller made 34 saves, helping the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Michael Frolik, Mikael Backlund and Sam Bennett each had a goal and an assist, and Sean Monahan also scored for Calgary, which rebounded from a 2-1 loss to Columbus on Friday night. T.J. Brodie added two assists. Emerson Etem had...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Canucks Preview

Vancouver and Calgary both made surprising runs to the playoffs last season and were expected to contend for a spot again in a Pacific Division that seemed wide open. Goals have been tough to come by lately for both teams, though, resulting in them sitting near the bottom of the Western Conference standings. The Canucks will have a new look on defense with Dan Hamhuis back in...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Karlsson nets two, Blue Jackets beat Flames 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Columbus rookie William Karlsson broke out of a slump with two goals to lead the surging Blue Jackets to a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal 1:42 into the third period, taking advantage of a miscue by Dougie Hamilton. The Flames defenseman had the puck knocked off his stick at the Columbus blue line and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Karlsson snaps slump, Blue Jackets beat Flames 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Columbus rookie William Karlsson broke out of a slump with two goals to lead the surging Blue Jackets to a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal 1:42 into the third period, taking advantage of a miscue by Dougie Hamilton. The Flames defenseman had the puck knocked off his stick at the Columbus blue line and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Column: There's a troubling new game in town: attack the ref

Usually, we come to criticize referees, umpires and those who officiate the games we play. Today, we come to give them props for the thankless job they do. And, more important, to plead for their protection. Unless you've gone off the grid the past few months, it's impossible to miss what seems to be a disturbing new sport. Attack the referee. From a high school official in Texas...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Korpisalo in midst of strong streak

While one win doesn't necessarily signal the start of a turnaround, the Calgary Flames are desperate for positives right now.Playing without another key defenseman certainly wouldn't qualify.Calgary tries to put together consecutive victories for the first time in over a month Friday night when it hosts the Columbus Blue Jackets.Coverage begins at 8:30 on FOX Sports OhioOne the same...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Monahan Delivers

Even though the Flames offense has been prospering lately, they've done it without their number 1 center producing. Before Wednesday night, Sean Monahan had 3 points in his last 13 games. Well, he broke out of his slump and in a big way with a goal, three assists and three shots in the 4-1 win over the Hurricanes. He now has 15 goals and 18 assists through 49 games, a bit...
Via Razzball Hockey
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: Mind Games

Even with superstar players like Johnny Gaudreau on the team, the Calgary Flames usually do not get the top headline in the NHL news. Sometimes it is a good thing to stay out of the media’s crosshairs, and what has recently happened in Calgary confirms it. The only question remaining is whether it was intentional or not. “It” refers to the cross check that Calgary defenseman...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Flames Preview

While one win doesn't necessarily signal the start of a turnaround, the Calgary Flames are desperate for positives right now. Playing without another key defenseman certainly wouldn't qualify. Calgary tries to put together consecutive victories for the first time in over a month Friday night when it hosts the league-worst Columbus Blue Jackets. One the same day they learned they...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames' Wideman apologizes, says he's 'disappointed' in suspension

Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman made a public appearance on Thursday, issuing another apology to linesman Don Henderson before declaring he was "disappointed" with the 20-game suspension handed down by the league for making contact with the official.Wideman had been suspended indefinitely by the NHL following his cross-check to an unsuspecting Henderson during Calgary's...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Wideman speaks out on 20-game suspension

Calgary Flames defensemen Dennis Wideman spoke out publicly Thursday for the first time for since being suspended 20 games by the NHL for hitting linesman Don Henderson in the back."Firstly, I want to apologize to Don Henderson," Wideman said. "I feel awful about what happened. Hopefully he's recovering and is going to be back on the ice soon. I feel bad about the whole situation...
Via Yardbarker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Down a Wideman

The Calgary Flames had to know that they would be missing out on Dennis Wideman for a while, just as soon as he cross checked a linesman before the all star break. Punishment was handed down yesterday, and it was rather harsh: 20 games. Knowing what we know now (that Wideman was concussed and likely not in his right frame of mind, and how suspensions have worked in the past…...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deryk Engelland accidentally hits referee in face with puck (Video)

Calgary Flames defenseman Deryk Engelland accidentally hit NHL referee Mike Leggo in the face with the puck during Wednesday night's game against Carolina.It happened during the final minutes of the first period as Engelland was attempting to clear the puck along the boards from the defensive end. Leggo left the game and did not return.This comes just days after Flames defenseman...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Monahan's first 4-point game powers Flames over Hurricanes

CALGARY, Alberta — Sean Monahan broke out of a slump in a big way for the Calgary Flames.The third-year center had a goal and three assists for his first career four-point game to lead the Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night."It can get frustrating when you're getting chances and they're not going in," said Monahan, who had just three points...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Monahan powers Flames to 4-1 win over Hurricanes

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Sean Monahan had a goal and three assists to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night. Calgary broke a 1-1 tie midway through the second period when Monahan set up goals 38 seconds apart by All-Stars Mark Giordano and Johnny Gaudreau. Dougie Hamilton also scored for Calgary, which snapped a three-game losing...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames’ Dennis Wideman Suspended 20 Games for Viciously Checking Linesman

Calgary Flames’ Dennis Wideman was suspended 20 games for a hit he carried out on a linesman last week. No, he didn’t kill the linesman, not that kind of hit, but could have severely injured the linesman as a result of the check. Wideman was hit viciously in the corner and then slams his stick to the ice in apparent anger and then seeks retribution for the non-call, savagely...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Throws Book at Dennis Wideman

The NHL has thrown the book at Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman. Seriously, Wideman was given a 20-game suspension for running over NHL linesman Don Henderson. Wideman said this of the hit on Henderson. "At the last second, I looked up and saw [Henderson] and couldn't avoid it, Wideman said. "I went up to Donnie and apologized to him on the ice," he said after the game. ...
Via Goon's World
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL suspends Wideman 20 games for abuse of official

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL suspended Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman 20 games Wednesday for cross-checking a linesman during a game last week. Wideman was suspended for violating the league rule on physical abuse of officials after he struck linesman Don Henderson and knocked him down during the Flames' game against Nashville on Jan. 27. The 32-year-old will forfeit $564,516...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames' Wideman suspended 20 games for cross-checking official

Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been suspended 20 games by the NHL on Wednesday for cross-checking linesman Don Henderson to the ice.Wideman, who had been suspended indefinitely by the league following the hit, met with NHL officials in Toronto on Tuesday to discuss the incident. Wideman had told reporters following the team's 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators that...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Wideman suspended 20 games for hitting linesman

The National Hockey League has suspended Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman for 20 games for knocking over a linesman according to Bob Mckenzie of TSN. 20 games for Dennis Wideman. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 3, 2016 During the play, Wideman gets crunched across the boards and gets up and starts skating towards linesman Don Henderson. Wideman slogs his way...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Wideman suspended 20 games for hitting linesman

The National Hockey League has suspended Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman for 20 games for knocking over a linesman according to Bob Mckenzie of TSN. 20 games for Dennis Wideman. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 3, 2016 During the play, Wideman gets crunched across the boards and gets up and starts skating towards linesman Don Henderson. Wideman slogs his way...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Flames Preview

Some teams were surely looking forward to the All-Star break and a few days off. The Carolina Hurricanes probably weren't among that group. Carolina tries to continue its resurgence with a third straight win when it opens a three-game trip Wednesday night against the sinking Calgary Flames. Two months ago, this seemed to be another lost season for the Hurricanes, who after a listless...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames offer well wishes to former WWE champ Bret Hart

The Calgary Flames tossed their hat in the ring by sending well wishes to former WWE heavyweight champion Bret Hart, who announced he is battling prostate cancer on Monday.Hart, who is a Calgary native and nicknamed  "The Hitman" in the squared circle, is the founding owner of the Calgary Hitmen - a Western Hockey League team that competes on the major junior level. The club's...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Dennis Wideman Suspended Indefinitely for Hit on Referee

The NHL has suspended Calgary Flames player Dennis Wideman indefinitely after he collided with a linesman Wednesday night in a game against the Nashville Predators. Dennis Wideman was bodychecked hard in the corner and appears visibly woozy in video. After receiving the hit, and no call, Wideman skates to his bench and on the way crosschecks official Don Henderson to the ice. After...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames' Wideman suspended indefinitely for hitting linesman

NEW YORK (AP) Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been suspended indefinitely pending a hearing for checking and knocking down linesman Don Henderson on Wednesday night. Wideman will have a hearing Tuesday with the NHL's department of hockey operations. During the second period of the Flames' game against Nashville, Wideman got up after being hit and struck Henderson on...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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