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Post-Game: Flames chase Wings, manage to win

The Calgary Flames weren’t great on Friday night against the Detroit Red Wings. They didn’t get their first lead until late in the third period and they were chasing for much of the game. But they got three goals from their second power play unit and managed to eke out a 6-4 victory over Detroit.

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FGD 49: Winging it (7pm MT, SN West)

The Calgary Flames (30-13-5, 65 points) lost on Wednesday night, but they’re still off to one of their best starts in franchise history. They’re hoping to keep their momentum rolling tonight when they host the Detroit Red Wings (18-23-7, 43 points) in the first half of a back-to-back.

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Who has been the best fit alongside Tkachuk and Backlund?

Since Elias Lindholm turned out to be a natural fit alongside Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan, the Flames haven’t had any problems with their first line. Their second line, though, has featured a rotating cast of right wingers – one that Michael Frolik seems to have laid a claim to, however long that lasts.

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Hitmen Report: A quiet week

It was a relatively quiet week for the Calgary Hitmen, as they played twice as they continued their eastern road trip. The week saw the club play well, but their win streak was snapped by a junior hockey juggernaut.

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Post-Game: Flames grind out a point against Buffalo

The Calgary Flames weren’t great on Wednesday evening at the Scotiabank Saddledome. They played a fast, desperate Buffalo Sabres squad. But the Flames managed to eke out a point, losing 4-3 in overtime in a game they probably could’ve lost by a few goals.

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FGD 48: The Flames host the Sabres (7:30pm MT, SN1/360)

Winners of five in a row, the Calgary Flames (30-13-4, 64 points) hope to keep up their torrid pace when they host the Buffalo Sabres (23-17-6, 52 points) tonight at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Flames are in the midst of a long homestand, while the Sabres