Sabres Start Memorial Scholarship for Ex-Flame Steve Montador

Ryan Pike
April 10 2015 11:00AM

Folks, we all recall that former Calgary Flames defender Steve Montador passed away back in February. It was sad, and his loss is obviously still felt around the hockey world.

But the Buffalo Sabres have done something pretty cool, setting up a scholarship fund in Montador's memory.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
April 10 2015 06:30AM


Canucks, Jets and Flames all headed to the playoffs, Brendan Shanahan's tight ship, Kings miss, can the Oilers ever change, Keegan Lowe fights twice in NHL debut, breaking down trade deadline a month after the deals and more in this weeks Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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Post-Game: Mission Accomplished

Ryan Pike
April 09 2015 10:24PM

The Kings are dead. Long live the Kings.

After a fever-pitched 60 minute battle with the Los Angeles Kings, the Calgary Flames skated away with a 3-1 victory for their 45th win of the season. The victory clinched a playoff berth for the Flames, and represented Classic Flames Hockey Version B - get a lead and hold on for dear life. (Version A is the comeback recipe.)

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Flames Clinch Playoff Spot

Ryan Pike
April 09 2015 09:36PM

The dream 2014-15 season for the Calgary Flames will continue.

The Flames have clinched a berth in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs by virtue of their 3-1 win earlier tonight over the Los Angeles Kings.

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Several Flames Have Experience In One-Game Playoffs

Ryan Pike
April 09 2015 02:07PM

Tonight's game with the Los Angeles Kings is effectively the first of two potential one-game playoffs, with the winners likely advancing to the Stanley Cup playoffs. (Granted, the game against Winnipeg is moot if the Flames can win tonight.)

That led me to think about which Flames in tonight's line-up have experience in games that are one-and-done.

Here's what I found. This list excludes players who played in Game 7s in an effort to keep things simple.

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