FN's All-Time Greatest Flames Team: Joe Mullen

Ryan Pike
September 15 2015 03:00PM

Our latest entry in the All-Time Flames Team is probably one of the most underrated National Hockey League Players of all-time. And stop me if you've heard this one.

A smaller player with incredible offensive talent and a fair amount of fearlessness in the corners, this player plied his trade with the NCAA's Boston College Eagles before an NHL club took a chance on him. His name? Joe Mullen.

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Could The 2026 Olympics Get CalgaryNEXT Built?

Ryan Pike
September 15 2015 01:15PM

Out east, the folks in Toronto seem to be waning on the idea of bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. After all, developing and submitting a bit would cost some money, and being that we're in a recession, they probably don't want to put too many of their eggs in one basket.

But out west? Well, a report by Postmedia's Vicki Hall earlier today indicated something both eyebrow-raising (but not the least bit surprising) - there's some work being done in Calgary on a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

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5 Quotes From Brad Treliving's Chat With Bob McKenzie

Ryan Pike
September 15 2015 09:00AM

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Bob McKenzie was in Penticton this past weekend. While TSN didn't cover the Young Stars Classic tournament in astounding depth, McKenzie did have a chance to chat with the general managers in attendance.

Of note for Flames fans was McKenzie's 31-minute chat with Brad Treliving. While we heartily encourage you to watch the entire thing, as McKenzie is a great interviewer and Treliving has a tendency to reveal a lot with his lengthy answers, we attempted to distill the half-hour into five digestible morsels.

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Less Than Jake: Flames Lose on Virtanen OT Winner

Ryan Pike
September 14 2015 08:22PM

For the third straight contest at the Young Stars Classic tournament, the Calgary Flames opened the scoring. For the second straight game, the Flames had a heck of a time holding a lead. Tonight, in the final game of the tournament, the host Vancouver Canucks battled back from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to force overtime. Then they won in a pretty entertaining 3-on-3 overtime via a Jake Virtanen break-away goal.

The Flames finish the tournament with a regulation win, a regulation loss and an overtime loss - finishing exactly at .500 at the event.

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Flames Sign Rasmus Andersson To Entry-Level Deal

Ryan Pike
September 14 2015 05:19PM

Hockey is a results-oriented business. After a pair of strong outings for the Calgary Flames at the 2015 Young Stars Classic, defender Rasmus Andersson has been rewarded with an entry-level contract.

Per the CBA, it's a three-year deal for the 18-year-old product of Malmo, Sweden.

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