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AHL Post-Game: Late goals in Game 3 put Heat in must-win position

With the series between Stockton and San Jose tied at one, Game 3 wasn’t a must win. It was the next closest thing, as with the AHL’s first round lasting just five games, the winner of this one would take a stranglehold on the series, and make things awfully precarious for the other team. David Rittich,…

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Are the Flames’ expansion draft protected spots locked in?

In roughly seven weeks, the National Hockey League will officially add a new member to its family as the Vegas Golden Knights finally become a fully-fledged team. Before the June 21 announcement of the team’s new roster, we’ll have several weeks of guesswork and speculation regarding which players will be exposed or protected in the…

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RFA Profile: Sam Bennett

Of the forthcoming contract negotiations for the Calgary Flames this summer, Sam Bennett’s might be the most interesting. Bennett is one of 12 pending restricted free agents and remains one of the team’s top prospects. His second NHL contract, however, isn’t going to be in the same range as the ones signed last summer by teammates…

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Who could make the Flames next season?

It’s been exactly three years since Brad Treliving was hired to be the Flames’ general manager. The first meaningful decision he took part in once he was given the keys to the franchise? The 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Treliving has now been at the head of three NHL drafts, and overall, that’s seen him rebuild…

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The Roundup

Edmonton Mayor makes bet with Nation beer, where is Kovalchuk going, Leafs can’t fall too in love with their season, Canucks new bench boss, the Datsyuk contract dump was actually a bad move, have the Jets improved, who do the Flames qualify, 2nd round previews, free agency and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent…