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Flames Injury Update: Matt Stajan placed on IR, out 6 weeks

Wednesday afternoon, the Calgary Flames placed center Matt Stajan on IR, and he is expected to miss approximately six weeks. He injured his knee on a hit by Montreal Canadien’s defenseman Jarred Tinordi during the Flames 2-1 shootout loss. Check out the video of the hit below: Stajan has gotten off to a slow start this season with only one goal and one assist through eleven games...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predators-Flames Preview

Matt Cullen's return has provided another spark for the Nashville Predators, who are off to a solid start with first-year coach Peter Laviolette and a host of newcomers. The Calgary Flames, meanwhile, are having trouble staying healthy. Nashville looks to avenge an earlier loss the Flames, who complete a five-game homestand Friday night. The Predators (6-1-2) fired longtime coach...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Matt Stajan and Joe Colborne leave game

The Calgary Flames had a tough night. It wasn't just that the Flames out-shot the Habs 38-19, or the fact that they lost 2-1 in a shootout, but they also lost Joe Colborne and Matt Stajan to injuries last night in a hard fought game at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.#479583495 / gettyimages.comAccording to Flameforthought.com, Colborne's injury is still a bit of a mystery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens beat Flames 2-1 in shootout

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) P.A. Parenteau scored the deciding shootout goal to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night Tom Gilbert scored in the second period for the Canadiens, who had lost their previous seven games in Calgary. Montreal also bounced back from a 3-0 loss at Edmonton on Monday night. Mark Giordano scored the lone goal for the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Mason Raymond out tonight with upper-body injury

The Calgary Flames will be down a winger tonight when they take on the Eastern Conference leading Montreal Canadiens in Calgary. According to Roger Millions of Sportsnet-Calgary, Mason Raymond will be out of the lineup with an upper-body injury and David Jones will likely take his place.#457228846 / gettyimages.comRaymond has been off to a good start in 2014-2015, his first year...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Flames Preview

The Montreal Canadiens' three-game trip through Western Canada is off to a bumpy start, and it's about to get tougher. The Eastern Conference-leading Canadiens attempt to bounce back from just their second defeat of the season Tuesday night with their first road win over the Calgary Flames in almost 13 years. Montreal (7-2-0) is tied with Anaheim for the league's overall...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts On Things In Vancouver And Calgary So Far

Follow me @IanEsplen   It’s been awhile since I’ve done this, so bear with me folks while I get my blogging fingers under me. So much excitement across the league, but today – and every time going forward – I want to talk a bit about how the Flames and Canucks are doing this season. You see, for those of you that don’t know, I grew up in Victoria, so the Canucks...
Via Puckrant.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brooks Orpik destroys Josh Jooris twice on one shift

Surprisingly, the Capitals’ game against the Calgary Flames last night was very chippy. Toward the end of the second period, the Capitals were up 2-1. The Flames cleared the puck into the Caps’ zone. Flames forward, Josh Jooris tried to pass the puck to one of his teammates, but Brooks Orpik wasn’t going to let that happen. Orpik came from behind to knock Jooris off his skates...
Via DC Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Hockey Daily Fix, October 25th 2014

  Thursday was quite painful, as eight of my nine lineups would’ve cashed in the $27 GPP, with 38 points minimum, had silly Mason Raymond been involved in any of the five Calgary goals in their 5-0 victory over the hapless Hurricanes, but today is a new day thankfully. There are ten games on tonight’s slate, which is why I opened with a comparison to the Thursday slate. Hidden...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Flames Preview

Hopeful that Sean Monahan is back on track offensively, the Calgary Flames might have another reason to believe their early success will continue. The Flames expect their talented, young forward to build on a two-goal performance when they host the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Monahan ranked fourth among NHL rookies with 22 goals last season, but didn't have any before...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nine Games In – What do we know about the Calgary Flames?

Nine Games In What do we know about the Flames? As of Thursday’s dominating home shutout victory over the hapless Carolina Hurricanes, the Flames are 9 games in to the 2014/2015 campaign; just over 10% through. Before the season started, we at 2PS asked Five Questions about the Flames. I’d like to take a moment […] The post Nine Games In – What do we know about the Calgary...
Via Two Pad Stack
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Monahan (2 goals), Hiller (16 saves) help Flames blank Hurricanes

  Sean Monahan scored his first two goals of the season, and Jonas Hiller stopped all 16 shots he faced as the Calgary Flames beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-0 on Thursday night. Matt Stajan and Lance Bouma also scored their first goals of the season for the Flames (5-3-1), who bounced back from a 2-1 overtime loss at home to Tampa Bay on Tuesday. Dennis Wideman also scored for the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes shut out by Flames

CALGARY, Alberta -- Sean Monahan scored his first two goals of the season, and Jonas Hiller stopped all 16 shots he faced as the Calgary Flames beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-0 on Thursday night. Matt Stajan and Lance Bouma also scored their first goals of the season for the Flames (5-3-1), who bounced back from a 2-1 overtime loss at home to Tampa Bay on Tuesday. Dennis Wideman...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Monahan, Hiller lift Flames over Hurricanes 5-0

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Sean Monahan scored his first two goals of the season, and Jonas Hiller stopped all 16 shots he faced as the Calgary Flames beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-0 on Thursday night. Matt Stajan and Lance Bouma also scored their first goals of the season for the Flames (5-3-1), who bounced back from a 2-1 overtime loss at home to Tampa Bay on Tuesday. Dennis Wideman...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Flames Preview

Following some solid play during a six-game trip, the Calgary Flames stumbled with an overtime loss to open a long-awaited homestand. Now the Flames will try to bounce back Thursday night with their sixth consecutive home win against the injury-ravaged Carolina Hurricanes, who are looking to avoid a club-record six straight losses to open the season. Calgary (4-3-1) allowed just...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Calgary Flames game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 8:30 P.M. While the Calgary Flames used Monday's off day to give a top defenseman an extension, the Tampa Bay Lightning began getting used to playing without their top blue-liner. The upbeat Flames return home Tuesday night to host the Lightning, who are making their third stop on a five-game trip with injuries mounting. The Flames...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Forward Johnny Gaudreau Scores 1st Goal of the 2014-15 Season

Former Boston College Eagles All-American forward Johnny Gaudreau scored his first goal of the 2014-15 season last night. As you can see, Johnny Hockey's first goal was a thing of beauty. The Calgary Flames rookie has scored (1g-1a--2pts) in six games.
Via Goon's World
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames Sign Defenseman T.J. Brodie To 5-Year Contract Extension

CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have signed defenseman T.J. Brodie to a five-year contract extension. Brodie is in the final year of a two-year deal signed in 2013 which paid him an average annual salary of $2.1 million. The 24-year-old has three goals and four assists in seven games this season for the Flames. Calgary drafted Brodie in the fourth round in 2008. The defenseman...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames sign Brodie to five-year extension

The Calgary Flames locked up defensemen T.J. Brodie for five years on Monday afternoon. #480755823 / gettyimages.comAccording to NHL.com, the deal will pay Brodie $23.25 million over the course of the contract. The cap hit oF the deal will be $ 4.65 million per season, according to Capgeek.Brodie has been a key defender for the Flames over the past three seasons. At only 24 years...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames sign T.J. Brodie to 5-year extension

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) The Calgary Flames have signed defenseman T.J. Brodie to a five-year contract extension. Brodie is in the final year of a two-year deal signed in 2013 which paid him an average annual salary of $2.1 million. The 24-year-old has three goals and four assists in seven games this season for the Flames. Calgary drafted Brodie in the fourth round in 2008. The defenseman...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames re-sign TJ Brodie

For the price he’s being re-signed for, maybe T.J. Brodie can’t claim to be underrated anymore. The 24-year-old defenseman, according to Elliotte Friedman, is going to sign a new five-year, $23.25 million contract extension with the Calgary Flames. He’s off to a hot start this year, with six points in six games after picking up […] The post Flames re-sign TJ Brodie appeared...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau’s Beautiful Wrap-Around Goal Gives Flames Win (Video)

Johnny Hockey finally is on the score sheet this season. Johnny Gaudreau scored his first goal of 2014-15 for the Calgary Flames with a pretty power-play tally against the Winnipeg Jets. The former Boston College star beat Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec on a wrap-around that broke a second-period tie and eventually became the game-winner in the Flames’ 4-1 road victory. Gaudreau...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames’ Josh Jooris Scores First NHL Goal In First NHL Game, Family Goes Nuts

Calgary Flames rookie Josh Jooris took the ice in his first NHL game and wasted no time having an impact. He scored a real nice goal on Sergei Bobrovsky and his family loved it. .@JJooris19 with the puck from his first @NHL goal pic.twitter.com/eNta4wc5gk — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) October 18, 2014 [@myregularface] [@myregularface] The post Flames’ Josh Jooris Scores First...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames News: Johnny Gaudreau starts slow

John Gaudreau hasn't gotten off to the start he was hoping for with the Calgary Flames.#456889386 / gettyimages.comThe reigning Hobey Baker award winner, has struggled in his first five games as a Flame, posting no points to date, and has only one shot on goal.Flames Head Coach Bob Hartley told Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun about keeping realistic expectations for Gaudreau...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonas Shines, But It Amounts To A Hiller Of Beans

Often when a goalie makes 49 saves the focus is on how stellar the goalie performed and why not? Making that many saves in a single game is quite the feat. When I saw that Jonas Hiller (W, 49 SV, 1 GA, .980 SV%) accomplished that very feat last night my immediate reaction was not “Wow, killer game from Hiller!” it was “Jesus, the Flames gave up 50 shots on goal?” Make no...
Via Razzball Hockey
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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