The Flames announce 2016-17 main camp roster and schedule

Ryan Pike
September 21 2016 06:51PM

The 2015-16 season was not very good for the Calgary Flames. They had bad goaltending, bad defensive zone play, bad special teams and, ultimately, a pretty disappointing result in the standings.

The first step to a better result kicks off this week, as main training camp for the 2016-17 season gets underway with medical testing on Thursday and on-ice action beginning on Friday.

Full roster after the jump: [inj. = injured; WC = World Cup]

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WCOH: North America Wins a Thriller, Sweden Clinches with Loss

Megan Kim
September 21 2016 06:23PM

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Exhale, everybody. That was undoubtedly the best game of the tournament so far, and if you were watching, count yourself lucky. It will probably end up being the best game of the tournament, period. With a semifinal berth at stake, Team Sweden and Team North America turned in a high-octane thriller that ended in a fitting fashion: An electrifying 3-on-3 OT with end-to-end rushes, dramatic saves, and a beauty of a game-winning goal. 

If you missed this one, you'll want to go ahead and watch a replay of the entire game, because this matchup was one for the ages. Sure, there's no history or bad blood between Sweden and this North America team, but there was a whole lot of skill and talent on the ice between the two teams, and we sure saw plenty of it.

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WCOH Game 10: Canada vs. Europe

Jonathan Willis
September 21 2016 05:53PM

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Canada and “Europe” are both bound for the playoff round of the World Cup, but that doesn’t make this final game of the preliminary round meaningless. The winner finishes the group segment with a perfect record; the loser draws Sweden in the semifinal. It’s a game worth winning.

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Brian Elliott could prove valuable in fantasy

Ari Yanover
September 21 2016 03:30PM

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Today, we're going to talk about why Brian Elliott should be a shrewd fantasy pickup.

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Flames finally right a wrong: Retros are the third jerseys once again

Ari Yanover
September 21 2016 02:00PM

The Calgary Flames have one of the best jerseys in the entire NHL.

Not their away ones. Not their regular home ones. Nothing with black, nothing with piping.

Just clean, simple, and what they wore when they won the Stanley Cup.

And at long last, outside of one "retro night" a season, they are back.

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