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2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by Odds Shark- RFA signings, Waiver Day, Splitting up McDavid & Draisaitl, and chicken

Welcome to “2 Guys and a Goalie,” starring Dustin Nielson, Joaquin Gage, and Matt Kassian and presented by Odds Shark, Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken, and Sports Clips Haircuts. The show focuses on stories, notes, transactions, and everything else happening all around the NHL and the world of hockey. For Episode Five, the boys chat about @Matthew…

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A Flames roster snapshot

There’s been a lot of movement this morning, so it’s worth having a quick glance at exactly what decisions the Calgary Flames have to make prior to Tuesday afternoon’s roster deadline.

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Alan Quine placed on waivers

On the day before final rosters are due, Alan Quine has found himself placed on waivers. He is likely bound to be sent down to the Stockton Heat. #Flames have Alan Quine on waivers today. Zac Rinaldo has cleared, so he’s set to start the season in the American League. — Pat Steinberg (@Fan960Steinberg) September…

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Sam Bennett one of three Flames poised for a big offensive step

Career years from numerous key players were among the biggest reasons Calgary put together their second-best regular season in team history last year. Some suggest a few of those players are in line for backward steps this season, which is understandable. One way to mitigate the potential of that happening is with significant progression elsewhere…

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Tobias Rieder hopes to bounce back this season

Tobias Rieder hasn’t scored a goal in a meaningful National Hockey League game in over a year. With a newly-minted two-way contract with the Calgary Flames in hand, he’s hoping he can end that cold streak.

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Notes and quotes from Saturday’s win over Edmonton

The last meaningless hockey game of 2019 has been played. The Calgary Flames triumphed over the Edmonton Oilers by a 3-2 score on Saturday evening in their final pre-season contest. Here’s what was seen and heard at the ‘Dome following that gripping 60 minutes of ice hockey.

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Post-Game Wrap-Up: former Oilers beat current Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers visited the Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday night in the final contest of the pre-season for the Flames. Dressing their probable opening night roster laden with stars, the Flames instead got offensive contributions from the former Oilers in their lineup en route to a 3-2 home victory.

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Pre-FGD: One last tune-up (7pm MT, Flames.com)

Rejoice, friends. The pre-season is almost over. The Calgary Flames line up this evening for their final meaningless game of the 2019-20 hockey calendar, this one a friendly against the Edmonton Oilers. The puck drops at 7 p.m. MT and you can catch the action on Sportsnet 960 The Fan and the Flames’ social media…

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Making sense of Calgary’s goaltending depth chart

The Calgary Flames have a lot of goaltenders under contract right now, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Because goaltending is hockey’s most imperfect science, there’s nothing wrong with buying multiple lottery tickets. The downside, however, is a potential logjam at the minor league level, which can hamper development for everyone involved. So while it’s…