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Post-Game: An Avalanche of goals against

The Calgary Flames lost to Dallas on Tuesday night. It happens, as their goaltender was really good. The Flames lost to the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night in Denver by a 5-2 score. The visitors were good enough for the first half of the game, but then some old habits crept in – shaky goaltending,…

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FGD 65: Back to the mountains (7:30pm MT, SN360)

Less than 24 hours after being shut out by the Dallas Stars, the Calgary Flames (32-23-9) dust themselves off and prepare for another critical match-up in the Western Conference playoff race. They face another team on the outside of the playoffs, and scrambling for points, in the form of the Colorado Avalanche (33-24-5). These teams…

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Post-Game: Flames blanked by Stars

Man, Ben Bishop was really good tonight. That’s the main takeaway from a game where the Calgary Flames did 90% of things correctly. Sure, their power play could’ve done a lot more with six chances. But the Dallas Stars performed reasonably well and rode a hot goaltending performance by Bishop to a 2-0 shutout victory…

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Lack of deadline moves means team needs to find new gear to make playoffs

Interpret the Calgary Flames’ deadline day moves with whichever lens you like. Optimists will look at the modest additions of winger Chris (Streaky) Stewart via waivers and Nick (not Drew) Shore for a courtesy seventh-round pick and deduce general manager Brad Treliving has confidence his group can get it done as assembled and needed nothing…

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FGD 64: Starting the homestretch in Texas (6:30pm MT, SN West)

With the trade deadline dealt with, the Calgary Flames (32-22-9) kick off the final 19 games of the season deep in the heart of Texas against the Dallas Stars (35-23-4). The Flames begin the homestretch tied for the second wild-card position with Los Angeles, but they’re both (a) within striking distance of a couple divisional…

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Nick Shore trade further damns last year’s Curtis Lazar deal

At the trade deadline, the Flames saw they had a problem they needed to rectify. The team has very few right shots, and no right-shot centres. Catching wind that they would be able to pick one up for the Ottawa Senators, they took the plunge, trading a second round pick seventh round pick for Curtis…

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Flames make some post-deadline roster moves

After all the National Hockey League trade deadline moving and shaking, the Calgary Flames have made a few roster tweaks to set things up for the home stretch. Forward Andrew Mangiapane has been returned to the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League. Newly signed blueliner Cody Goloubef has also been reassigned to Stockton. Finally,…

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Brad Treliving reflects on the 2018 trade deadline

Following a trade deadline that was simultaneously defined by big moves involving five first round picks on one hand and a bunch of smaller tinker trades throughout the rest of the league, the Calgary Flames ended up having a fairly sedate deadline day. After all the dust had settled, Flames general manager Brad Treliving chatted…