Flames Sign Joni Ortio

Kent Wilson
March 31 2011 08:48AM


The Flames recently announced they signed former 6th round pick Joni Ortio. The 19-year old has spent his time bouncing around various junior and pro leagues in Finland since he was drafted in 2009, so his results are all over the place. This year, he's appeared primarily with TPS of the SM-liiga league (Finnish Elite League) and managed a .910 SV% in 15 games.

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Postgame: The End

Pat Steinberg
March 30 2011 11:22PM

In their final game this season against a team within their reach, the Calgary Flames saw their season all-but-mathematically slip away against a team they just couldn't beat all season.  Corey Perry showed why he's in the Hart Trohpy conversation, leading the way in a 4-2 Anaheim Ducks win over the Flames.  Needing to win out down the stretch was not the ideal situation, but it's the situation they were in...and not surprisingly, that didn't happen.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 78 versus Anaheim

Kent Wilson
March 30 2011 10:20PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 21149

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Game No. 78: Back against the wall

Ryan Lambert
March 30 2011 06:27PM

It feels like I've written this same thing 10 times already, but...

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FGD: By a Thread

Pat Steinberg
March 30 2011 11:36AM

The Calgary Flames have hopes for the playoffs.  Very, very, very thin hopes for the playoffs...at best.  Those thin chances may be completely extinguished tonight, depending on the result of Calgary's last game against an opponent their chasing.  The Flames take on the Anaheim Ducks tonight at the 'Dome, once again, the "biggest game of the year" (7:30 pm, TSN and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).

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