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Dustin Wolf and Connor Zary named WHL divisional all-stars

A pair of Calgary Flames prospects have been honoured by the Western Hockey League for their play in the truncated 2020-21 season. Dustin Wolf and Connor Zary have been named divisional all-stars in the U.S. and B.C. Divisions, respectively. The Western Hockey League has named the U.S. Division All-Star team for the 2020-21 season. #WHLAwards…

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Dismantling the 1989 Stanley Cup champions

Last week, May 25 to be precise, was the 32nd anniversary of the Calgary Flames’ lone Stanley Cup championship win. Despite being scary good in the late ’80s – they won back-to-back Presidents’ Trophies in 1987-88 and 1988-89 – the Flames won just a single Cup. Here’s a look back at how the powerhouse 1989…

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2021 NHL Draft Rankings – almost-final edition

Folks, we’re just under two months away from the most fun and exciting weekend of the hockey year: the annual NHL Draft. The 2021 edition goes July 23 & 24 and it’ll be another unique remote draft, with the added wrinkle of the entire scouting year being disrupted by a global pandemic

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Chris Tanev: the unofficial 2021 defensive defenceman of the year

When Chris Tanev signed in Calgary in the off-season I was included in the (many) skeptical critics that questioned the signing. Some of the common critiques were: “It’s too long of a contract” “He’s already a declining asset” “His hair is better than mine” “Why didn’t they just re-sign Brodie?”

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Calgary’s new top line a big positive heading into next season

For Flames fans, the final month or so of this season was a mostly miserable slog to an inevitable playoff elimination. One positive and important trend emerged from that awful procession, though: Calgary’s new top line of Elias Lindholm, Matthew Tkachuk, and Johnny Gaudreau. The team’s three best forwards combined to form a consistently dangerous…

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New additions to the FlamesNation team

It’s the off-season and like the Calgary Flames are expected to do, we’ve made some additions to our team’s roster. We’re excited to share a couple new faces on our team. First up is Paige Siewert, who you’ve probably seen this season through her coverage of the Stockton Heat and the Flames for PuckProse and…