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Post-Game: Flames withstand Avalanche of shots

The Calgary Flames returned home from a successful road trip to host the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night. The Flames were good early and good late, and they managed to withstand a barrage of shots from the Avalanche in the other 30 minutes. The Flames were good enough at key times to capture two big…

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NHL unveils black and white All-Star Game jerseys

The National Hockey League unveiled the jersey design for the upcoming All-Star Game festivities on Thursday morning. For the first time, the All-Star jerseys feature the crests of the 31 NHL clubs and are made out of “upcycled” plastic marine debris. Also for the first time, the jerseys are black and white.

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FGD 45: Back home against Colorado (7:30pm MT, SN West)

After winning three times on their four game road trip, the Calgary Flames (27-13-4, 58 points) are back at home. They kick off a lengthy five game homestand tonight at the Saddledome against the Colorado Avalanche (20-15-8, 48 points), who lost last night in Winnipeg.

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WWYDW: Is this the season the Flames should go for it?

This season, the Flames are a top team in the NHL. They have some of the league’s top scorers, they have one of the best records, and they have some of the best underlying numbers. This continues to beg the question, though: are the Flames a true Stanley Cup contender? And if they are, is…