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Facing lots of pucks is key for young Flames goalies

To many, goaltending is a bit of a mystery. The development of young goaltenders into fully-fledged National Hockey League goaltenders is a bumpy road fraught with hazards and opportunities for things to go sideways. Since Miikka Kiprusoff arrived in Calgary back in 2003, the Flames have drafted eight goaltenders. They have combined for 67 NHL…

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Slack New Year’s: How about a trade?

The Calgary Flames haven’t been getting results. Under the surface, things seem to be okay, but they just aren’t scoring goals. Unsurprisingly, that has led to a lack of wins. There are ways to fix this. The most obvious one is going to be “fire the coach!!” but, beyond that, there’s always the possibility of…