The Playoff Chase - April 3 2015

Ryan Pike
April 03 2015 01:00PM

The NHL season ends in 8 days. There are nine teams competing for eight spots.

Here's where things stand as the Flames enjoy an off night.

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Flames Recall Tyler Wotherspoon, Use Last Regular Recall

Ryan Pike
April 03 2015 11:06AM

The Flames have made a roster move, but it's not the one you may have expected.

The team announced this morning that they have summoned defender Tyler Wotherspoon from the American Hockey League's Adirondack Flames, using up the team's fourth and final non-emergency recall. (We think.)

This means that Sam Bennett likely won't be joining the NHL club, at least for the time being.

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Report: Sam Bennett to Calgary (Or Maybe Not)

Ryan Pike
April 03 2015 09:00AM

Sam Bennett's Kingston Frontenacs were finally swept by the North Bay Battalion last night, ending their first round Ontario Hockey League series and, potentially, Bennett's junior career.

Mark Edwards of HockeyProspect.com tweeted this post-game:

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
April 03 2015 06:30AM

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The Oilers tank continues, Leafs draft plans, Flames luck and new arena plans, Byfuglien suspended for brutal cross-check, the Calder Trophy race, 2015 draft prospects and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.

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Post-Game: Flames Lose To Better Team (Again)

Ryan Pike
April 03 2015 02:12AM

A few weeks back, the Calgary Flames lost 4-0 to the St. Louis Blues.

The Blues are, in so many ways, what Calgary wants to turn into in a few years. The Blues are a deep, deep team. They've drafted well. They have good coaching. They have a team that can roll four good lines and hurt you in many ways.

They hurt Calgary in many ways tonight. The Flames lost 4-1. It was a game many expected Calgary to lose, and it provided many lessons.

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