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Post-Game: Viva Nash-Vegas

Through one period of road hockey, the Calgary Flames weren’t looking great. It’ll probably shock you to learn that they took several penalties. Two power play goals from the Nashville Predators later, things looked bleak against the defending Western Conference kingpins. But the Flames turned things around, stayed out of the box and managed to…

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Flames handling Bennett the right way: patiently and quietly

Give the Calgary Flames some credit. They’ve somewhat silently and painlessly accomplished something that could have become a giant player development problem. By summoning Mark Jankowski from the AHL to replace the injured Jaromir Jagr, GM Brad Treliving and head coach Glen Gulutzan were able to bump Sam Bennett to the wing without telling him…

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FGD 9: back to basics in Nashville (6pm MT, SN Flames)

The Calgary Flames (4-4-0) have crashed back to .500 after a decent in the standings, losing their last two games. That said, they’ve played like a .500 team with the bumps and rough spots in their game that you would expect to see from an uneven team. Tonight they head to scenic Nashville, Tennessee to…

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Reviewing the Flames’ penalty kill, eight games in

[Editor’s note: Remember Mike Fail? He’s back! In pog form. Or, more accurately, to share in depth knowledge about his favourite topic: the Flames’ penalty kill. The contents below are all his, via guest post. Enjoy!] It almost feels like there are two constants in life this season for the Calgary Flames. The first: the…