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For Your Consideration: Johnny Gaudreau for the Hart Memorial Trophy

The Hart Trophy is probably the most prestigious individual award in the NHL, and teams that have strong candidates for it are generally among the league’s best – something the now-second-place Flames haven’t been in quite some time. Their ascent to a legitimate Cup contender this season has several Flames players vying for big NHL…

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Comparing the Flames’ top 15 scorers to the rest of the league

It’s no secret that the Calgary Flames have enjoyed one of their best offensive seasons in franchise history. The team has combined for 190 goals for and a total of 520 points across their entire roster; an impressive team effort that features five players in the NHL’s top 30 scoring race. While this has been…

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Flames recall Andrew Mangiapane from Stockton Heat

The Flames’ midseason vacation is just about over. On Thursday, they’ll return to practice; on Friday, they’ll return to game action. All that’s left to do before then is the basics off-ice – such as recalling forward Andrew Mangiapane, which they have done in advance of returning to the ice.

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WWYDW: Should the Flames try to trade for Micheal Ferland?

There are two options for the Flames at the deadline: buy, or stand pat. Considering just how close the team could be to winning a Stanley Cup, though, it’s pretty difficult to see them doing something other than making an attempt to make their team better for a postseason run. One avenue they could pursue…

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Rittich comes out on top in midseason review of goals against Calgary

Calgary’s 2018-19 starting goaltending issue that persisted for what felt like forever has definitely sorted itself out. Onward from about 32 games into the season, David Rittich has taken the reigns as the Flames’ de facto number one goalie. As the Flames enjoy their rest before closing out the season and ideally a deep playoff…

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For Your Consideration: David Rittich for the Vezina Trophy

The transformation of David Rittich into a starting goaltender for the Calgary Flames has been one of the biggest stories of the season thus far. Through 51 games, Rittich is one of the biggest reasons for the Flames’ climb up the standings. Could he parlay his superb season into a Vezina Trophy?