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United States hammer Slovakia to go top, Sweden qualify
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Johnny Gaudreau scored twice as the United States beat Slovakia 6-1 to move above Russia at the top of IIHF World Championship Group A, while Sweden beat Denmark to seal a quarter-final spot. The USA and Russia will meet on Tuesday in a contest which will decide who will finish at the summit after Gaudreau inspired a […]

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Corey Perry caps off Ducks record-setting comeback with double OT goal (Video)
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No doubt about it: Corey Perry had a horrible regular season (by Corey Perry standards) and was off to a relatively lackluster start in the playoffs. The first was scored in overtime against the Calgary Flames when the Ducks overcame a three goal deficit to win in overtime. The second came after the Ducks record […]

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Marek Vs. Wyshynski: Crosby concussion, Elliotte Friedman on Rob Rossi
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– The Sidney Crosby concussion, and what it means for the Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins series going forward. – Analyzing the play that injured Sid The Kid. – A wide-ranging discussion with Elliotte Friedman about the Penguins, the Calgary Flames, the Buffalo Sabres and especially the state of hockey writing today in light of ESPN […]

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Report: Sabres interviewed Flames’ Conroy for GM gig
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Yesterday, Associated Press sources revealed that six candidates have already interviewed for Buffalo’s vacant general manager gig. Add a seventh name to that list. Per Postmedia, Flames assistant GM Craig Conroy has also spoken to the Sabres about

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Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey: Friday picks
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CALGARY, AB – APRIL 19: John Gibson #36 of the Anaheim Ducks in action against the Calgary Flames in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Saddledome on April 19, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta

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Flames ‘likely’ to leave Brouwer unprotected: Calgary Herald
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The acquisition of Curtis Lazar at the trade deadline for a second round pick came with a public assurance from GM Brad Treliving that Lazar was a reclamation project he planned to protect. Brouwer had just 13 goals in 74 games for the Flames this season. As the Herald notes, there’s no guarantee that Vegas […]

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Eulogy: Remembering the 2016-17 Calgary Flames
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(Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we’re bound to lose some friends along the journey. We’ve asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hated them the

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Ducks D Sami Vatanen is late scratch for Game 2 vs Flames
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ducks defenseman Sami Vatanen was a late scratch from Game 2 of Anaheim's first-round playoff series with the Calgary Flames. Korbinian Holzer made his NHL playoff debut Saturday night in place of Vatanen, who has an upper-body

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Flames booth caught trashing ‘stupid’ Dougie Hamilton on hot mic (Video)
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Like the Calgary Flames booth that worked Game 2 against the Anaheim Ducks for Sportsnet. After the game, a 3-2 Flames’ loss that put them in an 0-2 hole for the series, there was a conversation in the booth about Calgary defensemen T.J. Brodie and Dougie Hamilton that, well, didn’t exactly flatter them. For context: […]

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Jarome Iginla on NHL future: 'I would like to keep playing'
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LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 6: Jarome Iginla #88 of the Los Angeles Kings lines up for a face-off during the game against the Calgary Flames on April 6, 2017 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via Getty Images) LOS ANGELES

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Sharks, Flames meet with playoff martchups still up in air (STATS/TSX)
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The San Jose Sharks and Calgary Flames will play past the regular season, but questions surrounding their postseason openers still remain. Some of those issues may be addressed when the Sharks and Flames wrap up their regular-season schedules Saturday night in northern California. The Sharks spent most of the season atop the Pacific Division before […]

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Glen Gulutzan makes most of Calgary Flames opportunity (Puck Daddy)
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When Glen Gulutzan arrived last as the Calgary Flames’ head coach last summer he saw a team that played a little too loose. Under the previous coaching regime, the Flames were known as a group that threw long stretch passes up the ice to try to create opportunities. While this worked well in 2014-15 when […]

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