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Flames to play Ducks in first round playoff matchup, starts April 13

Just two short years ago, the Calgary Flames faced their latest playoff opponent: the Anaheim Ducks. After defeating the Vancouver Canucks six games in the first round, the 2014-15 Flames quickly met their end at the hands of the Ducks. While the Canucks series had been tight and aggressive, the second round wasn’t even comparable….

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Guess who’s back? Jon Gillies recalled from Stockton

The goaltender movement continues for the Calgary Flames. Just hours after returning David Rittich back to the American Hockey League’s Stockton Heat, the Flames have recalled Jon Gillies from their minor league affiliate on an emergency basis. Gillies was previously up twice this season on emergency recalls: once when Brian Elliott had an illness and…

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The Flames will play Edmonton or Anaheim in the first round

After 82 games of battling, the Calgary Flames will sit idly by on Sunday and watch other teams determine who they will face in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. There are two potential first round opponents for the Flames – the Anaheim Ducks or Edmonton Oilers – and a pair of Sunday…

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Rasmus and Rittich reassigned to the Stockton Heat

After making their NHL debuts last night, the Flames have reassigned rookies Rasmus Andersson and David Rittich to the AHL. The #Flames have assigned Rasmus Andersson and David Rittich to the @AHLHeat. https://t.co/AyrSzwqO61 — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) April 9, 2017 Andersson was called up almost a month ago on an emergency basis after it was…

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The Flames barely touched their LTIR cap room

The Calgary Flames were snug up against the National Hockey League’s salary cap for much of this season. Because of some wrangling with the long-term injured reserve, the Flames bought themselves a bit of breathing room. Ultimately, though, they barely utilized the space they gave themselves with all of their wranglings. The cap for 2016-17…