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Post-Game: Flames and Lightning go the distance

Thursday night’s game between the Calgary Flames and Tampa Bay Lightning was heavily hyped prior to puck drop. It lived up to the hype, as the two clubs engaged in a tactical battle of wills for over 60 minutes. It went to the shootout, where Tampa Bay captured a tight 5-4 victory.

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Sam Bennett hits 100 career points

The Calgary Flames faced the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome. A homegrown Flames prospect hit a big milestone as Sam Bennett earned his 100th NHL point.

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FGD 36: Measuring sticks (7pm MT, SN West)

The Calgary Flames (22-11-2, 46 points) are a pretty good hockey team. We’re not quite sure how good, but they’ve taken a step from last season. The veil of mystery surrounding the Flames will be lifted somewhat as they face a stiff test in the form of an old rival, and the best team in…

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Flames recall Ryan Lomberg and Buddy Robinson

With the statuses of James Neal and Sam Bennett up in the air, the Flames have recalled Stockton Heat forwards Ryan Lomberg and Buddy Robinson from the AHL, while also demoting recent recall Kerby Rychel. Andrew Mangiapane has also been listed on the NHL’s IR page.

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Hitmen Report: Heading into the holiday break

The Calgary Hitmen had a busy weekend, playing three games in three nights. They’re heading into the Western Hockey League’s holiday break with a solid 0.500 record and their eyes on a playoff spot.