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Flames push the pace in win over Edmonton

The Calgary Flames are used to chasing in games. By a matter of fact, they’re third in the entire National Hockey League (trailing Detroit and Los Angeles) in time spent trailing. So it was an unfamiliar sight to see them score first on Friday against the Edmonton Oilers.

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Dustin Wolf backstops America to victory over Germany

Every year, the German national junior team puts a scare into an established hockey power. Yet every year, the Germans are taken lightly in their first couple games. The Germans caught the United States on their heels a bit on Friday morning, but the Americans rallied for a 6-3 victory over Germany.

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FGD 40: The 239th Battle of Alberta (7pm MT, SN West)

It’s finally here! The Calgary Flames (19-15-5, 43 points) are visiting Rogers Place, a nice arena inside an okay city, to face their bitter rivals, the Edmonton Oilers (20-16-4, 44 points), in the first Battle of Alberta of the 2019-20 season. It’s a big game for both teams as they hope to climb in the…

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Yuletide Battles of Alberta

As one of hockey’s fiercest rivalries on even the most mundane dates, how does the Battle of Alberta unfold when the unmatched spirit of the rivalry is infused with Christmas spirit too?

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2020 NHL Draft: the top 30 WHL prospects at mid-season

The Western Hockey League is at its holiday break and the 2020 World Juniors are upon us. It seems like a natural time to check in on the prospects for the 2020 NHL Draft. We’ve spent a lot of time in WHL arenas this fall. Based on those viewings, and asking around about other players,…

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Brad Treliving leads the 2019 Flames Christmas Wishlist

It’s that time of year again. Calgary enters the 2019 Christmas break well behind pace from one year ago, but we’ve seen signs of improvement over the last month. With Christmas upon us, general manager Brad Treliving leads the list of Flames names on Santa’a list of goodies.