Post-Game: Arizona Gets 86ed by Jooris

Ryan Pike
December 02 2014 11:45PM

A year ago, Josh Jooris was a relatively anonymous complementary player for the AHL's Abbotsford Heat. But life's weird sometimes, and tonight he scored three goals.

Seriously, in an NHL game. He now has 8 goals this season. He had 11 all of last season in the American League.

The Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes by a 5-2 score tonight at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Their string of strong play, combined with occasional good bounces, continues.

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FGD #26: A Rematch with Arizona (7pm; SNW)

Ryan Pike
December 02 2014 11:58AM

The Calgary Flames (15-8-2) meet up with the Arizona Coyotes (10-12-3) tonight at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

It'll be their second meeting in four days - part of a home and home series between the Flames and the team from Phoenix - though the Coyotes had a stop-over in Edmonton to play the Oilers in-between games. The Coyotes won 5-2 by way of a special teams bonanza (two short-handed goals and a power-play goal) in the second period.

And after yet another successful road trip - the Flames have gone over .500 on every single trek they've taken - the Flames are trying to continue their steady play.

The puck drops at 7pm MT and you can catch the action on Sportsnet West and Sportsnet 960 The Fan!

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News and Notes - December 1 2014

Ryan Pike
December 01 2014 01:10PM

Some rapid-fire news and notes for your Monday afternoon!

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Where Do Scoring Chances Come From?

Ryan Pike
December 01 2014 11:30AM

It's Monday and we're all on a high after a really fun Grey Cup game last night, so it's probably good time to chat stats!

We've been tracking two key metrics here at FlamesNation: scoring chances and zone entries. The interesting thing is how they mesh together.

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Revenge of Revenge of the Nerds: A Comic

Ryan Pike
December 01 2014 08:15AM


Folks, we have something new for you this morning.

Ryan Lambert, who you all know, and Matt Lubchanksy (@lubchansky) have collaborated on a comic that we hope you enjoy. Check it out after the jump and let us know if you like it in the comments. We may have more in store for you in the future!

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