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Flames Get Burned By Controversial No-Goal Call, Beat Ducks Anyway (Videos)

The Calgary Flames nearly had their playoff hopes all but extinguished by a controversial no-goal call Tuesday night. The Flames trailed the Anaheim Ducks by one goal early in the third period in Game 3 of their Stanley Cup Playoff series when forward Sam Bennett slid a puck on net. The puck was about to cross the goal line, but Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen made a pad save...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flames' refusal to flicker out vs. Ducks highlights Tuesday's best

Best game: Calgary 4, Anaheim 3 (OT). If you haven't fallen in love with the Calgary Flames by now, you must at least respect their indomitable spirit. Down two games to none, down a goal in Game 3 at home, and down on their puck luck after a controversial call went against them and negated the tying goal with less than seven minutes to play, the Flames could have rolled up the tents...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Backlund's OT goal lifts Flames over Ducks 4-3

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Mikael Backlund scored on a delayed penalty call in overtime, lifting the late-charging Calgary Flames over the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Tuesday night. Johnny Gaudreau scored with 19.5 seconds left in the third period to tie the game for the Flames, who had an apparent goal disallowed minutes earlier. Anaheim leads the second-round Western Conference series 2-1...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flames end Ducks' playoff win streak when Backlund scores in OT

  Mikael Backlund scored on a delayed penalty call in overtime, lifting the late-charging Calgary Flames over the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Tuesday night. Johnny Gaudreau scored with 19.5 seconds left in the third period to tie the game for the Flames, who had an apparent goal disallowed minutes earlier. Anaheim leads the second-round Western Conference series 2-1, with Game 4 on Friday...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Backlund's OT goal lifts Flames over Ducks 4-3

Mikael Backlund scored on a delayed penalty call in overtime, lifting the late-charging Calgary Flames over the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Tuesday night. Johnny Gaudreau scored with 19.5 seconds left in the third period to tie the game for the Flames, who had an apparent goal disallowed minutes earlier. Anaheim leads the second-round Western Conference series 2-1, with Game 4 on Friday...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Refs Make Controversial ‘No Goal’ Call During Flames-Ducks Game

The Calgary Flames nearly tied up Tuesday’s Game 3 with the Anaheim Ducks with what appeared to be a Sam Bennett goal in the third period. With refs ruling it a ‘no goal’ on the ice, even after a long replay, the call was upheld due to inconclusive evidence the refs ruled. You be the judge: right […] The post Refs Make Controversial ‘No Goal’ Call During Flames-Ducks...
Via Diehardsport
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames better in Game 2, but not good enough

Terms such as “better effort” and “more competitive” usually mean a lot to rebuilding teams, however those terms have very little meaning when that rebuilding team is in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Calgary Flames had a much better effort against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, and while they were arguably […] The post Calgary Flames better in Game 2,...
Via Along the Boards
19 hours ago  |  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
22 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ducks beat Flames 3-0 for two-game lead in 2nd Round

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Six games deep in the Stanley Cup playoffs, nobody has been able to beat the Anaheim Ducks. Although the Flames kept it uncomfortably close for 50 minutes Sunday night, Frederik Andersen kept Calgary off the scoreboard until his teammates grinded out another win in a championship chase that gathers momentum with every outing. Andersen made 30 saves in his...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flames’ Cinderella Season Crashing Down Against Better, More Experienced Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks are a runaway freight train with six straight wins to open the Stanley Cup playoffs — the first team since the 2008 Pittsburgh Penguins to accomplish this feat. There is little the Calgary Flames can do to stop them after two demoralizing Round 2 losses, most recently a 3-0 defeat Sunday night in Anaheim. The Flames have defied the odds and analytics all season...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Ducks top Flames 3-0 in Game 2

Frederik Andersen made 30 saves in his first career postseason shutout, Matt Beleskey scored in the first period and the Anaheim Ducks remained unbeaten in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night in Game 2 of their second-round series. Hampus Lindholm scored his first career playoff goal with 8:45 to play for the Ducks, who have followed...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames get blown away in Game 1

I really didn’t want to write this summary. Up until this point, writing about the Calgary Flames has been fun; writing this column is anything but fun. On Thursday night, the Flames were completely crushed and dominated by an Anaheim Ducks team that imposed their will on the younger, inexperienced and smaller Flames. Whatever work ethic […] The post Calgary Flames get blown...
Via Along the Boards
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Will Need Clutch Goaltending to Survive Against Anaheim

CALGARY, AB – MARCH 26: Karri Ramo #31 of the Calgary Flames makes a save against Rickard Rakell #67 of the Anaheim Ducks during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 26, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)   The Calgary Flames will play Game 2 of their second-round series against the Anaheim Ducks tonight, looking to redeem themselves...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames need to wake up

Jonas Hiller was surely amped to play in this series opener against the Anaheim Ducks.The Flames' goaltender played for the Anaheim Ducks, but was cast off by the Ducks as an afterthought, and the Ducks instead rolled with the much younger goaltenders Frederik Andersen and John Gibson. It was almost like Hiller's seven seasons with the Ducks meant nothing.But Hiller's revenge will...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hartley updates on Ferland, Gaudreau, speculation for Hudler

In just about every possible aspect, the Flames had a nightmare of a Game One, and that included the injury department.Jiri Hudler and Micheal Ferland both exited the game and never returned, causing a great deal of panic within Calgary.Hudler, the team's leading scorer with 76 points in the regular season, battled with an apparent leg injury, though that is pure speculation based...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks blast Hiller, Flames 6-1 in Game 1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Corey Perry had two goals and two assists and the Anaheim Ducks routed the Calgary Flames 6-1 on Thursday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series. Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and three assists, and Matt Beleskey, Patrick Maroon and Emerson Etem also scored for the top-seeded Ducks, who had a seven-day layoff following their first-round sweep...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: X-Factors against the Ducks

Tonight the Calgary Flames enter the rarefied air of a second round playoff series as they take on the Ducks in Anaheim,. This marks the first time that the Flames have gone to the second round of the playoffs since the run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2004. After a roller coaster first round […] The post Calgary Flames: X-Factors against the Ducks appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
5 days ago  |  Discuss

EC Red Bull Salzburg extend forward Ben Walter

Ben Walter extended in Salzburg. (Photo/Getty Images)EC Red Bull Salzburg has opted to extend the contract of forward Ben Walter through the end of the 2015-16 season the team announced on Thursday. Walter had a great 2014-14 season with Salzburg, tallying 53 points (15g, 38a) over 63 league contests. He also added another 10 points (2g, 8a) with six penalty minutes over the Red...
Via Mill City Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames vs. Anaheim Ducks Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Calgary Flames vs. Anaheim Ducks.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hiller's return to Anaheim highlights Ducks-Flames 2nd round matchup

  Stirring comebacks have been normal during this postseason for both the Calgary Flames and the Anaheim Ducks, who open their second-round series Thursday. Yet the biggest comeback in Anaheim will be made by goalie Jonas Hiller. He's going strong in Calgary after the Ducks unceremoniously dumped him last summer. ''I can't deny that it's something special,'' Hiller told reporters...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens, Flames show different paths to playoff success

There's more than one route toward playing in the NHL, and there is more than one route to winning a Stanley Cup. The Calgary Flames and Montreal Canadiens are great proof of the latter this postseason. The Flames are a team that is all about offense. Calgary averages three goals per game in the playoffs thanks in large part to the electrifying play of Jiri Hudler, Sean Monahan...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Calgary Flames are going to Disneyland

The unlikely season that nobody wants to end continues thanks to a victory over the Vancouver Canucks by the unsustainable cardiac kids. The Flames closed out the season for the Canucks in Game 6 in Calgary by doing what they have done so often this season: by overcoming a multi-goal deficit. For Flames fans this […] The post The Calgary Flames are going to Disneyland appeared...
Via Along the Boards
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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