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The Flames need forwards: who could get called up?

On Sunday morning, the Flames had 14 forwards to pick from. In the just over 24 hours since, that list has dropped down to 12. Micheal Ferland is out with a mumps scare and Matthew Tkachuk has been suspended for two games. The team is about to embark on a three game road trip and…

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Matthew Tkachuk suspended two games for elbowing Drew Doughty

The Calgary Flames begin a three game eastern road trip Tuesday evening against the Washington Capitals. But they’ll be doing it without a key piece of their team, as the National Hockey League has suspended rookie winger Matthew Tkachuk for two games for elbowing Drew Doughty during last night’s game. Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk suspended two…

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Hickey Watch begins as Frozen Four brackets set

This past weekend featured an annual rite in the college hockey world: Selection Sunday. The 16 teams slated for participation in the annual Frozen Four tournament were set and two Calgary Flames prospects will take part in this year’s event. One of them may be participating for the final time. Headed to The Dance Making…

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FN Mailbag – March 20, 2017

It’s been a very up and down season for the Flames, but one thing has been consistently good for them so far: health. Aside from Johnny Gaudreau’s broken finger, the Flames have mostly sidestepped serious injury this year. The only other players to miss significant time to date are Lance Bouma (shoulder), Troy Brouwer (finger),…

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This is the Brian Elliott we’ve been waiting for

The excitement level was high when the Calgary Flames acquired Brian Elliott in June, and for good reason. Elliott was fresh off a Western Conference Final appearance with the St. Louis Blues and only cost the team a second round pick. After a miserable start to his first season in Calgary, Elliott has put together…

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Will Tkachuk face discipline for Doughty elbow?

It’s probably safe to say at this point that Calgary Flames rookie forward Matthew Tkachuk is a player that plays on the edge. One third of one of the best lines in the entire National Hockey League, a lot of Tkachuk’s effectiveness is derived from his ability to crash, bang, and generally tick off everybody…

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Flames 5, Kings 2 post-game embers: Abdicate that throne, Los Angeles

Maybe it was Curtis Lazar’s perfect angel smile? A smile crafted from pixie dust, unicorn farts, and really strong brushing habits, but the Calgary Flames looked extremely capable last night. Extremely capable against a Los Angeles Kings team that is known for their grinding style that often resembles death by an iron maiden. If anything, beyond…