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Looking in the Calgary Flames prospect cupboard: forwards

It’s the holiday season! While we wait for the Calgary Flames to resume their post-Christmas schedule (hopefully) on Dec. 30 against the Seattle Kraken, we felt it was time to see what the club’s prospects could end up becoming. So, let’s do a quick rundown of the prospects in the Flames’ cupboard and their potential…

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Battle of Alberta, other NHL games, on Dec. 27 postponed

While awaiting presents from Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, hockey fans have been given a lump of coal. The previously-scheduled return to action on Dec. 27 has been postponed, so all games on that date – including a Battle of Alberta meeting between the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers, have been postponed. Here’s the league’s…

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The 2021 Flames Christmas Wish List

Knowing what the Flames have gone through the last two weeks, our number one wish is everyone comes out of COVID protocol recovered and healthy. We’re hoping to see Calgary back on the ice after Christmas, but before that we’ve got a few on-ice wishes to get to. Merry Christmas if you celebrate and be…

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Looking in the Calgary Flames prospect cupboard: goaltenders and defenders

It’s the holiday season! While we wait for the Calgary Flames to resume their post-Christmas schedule (hopefully) on Dec. 27 against the Edmonton Oilers, we felt it was time to see what the club’s prospects could end up becoming. So, let’s do a quick rundown of the prospects in the Flames’ cupboard and their potential…

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FlamesNation Radio Episode 11: the arena deal episode

This past week, the Calgary Flames arena deal hit the ditch somewhat with some very public disagreements between the city’s mayor and the hockey club on costs. This week, host Ryan Pike and co-host Shane Stevenson break down the whole situation and try to figure out where things go from here.

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Calgary Flames arena dispute: solar panels and right-of-way at the core

Friends, the Calgary Flames’ arena deal with the City of Calgary is not dead. But it’s also not quite alive at the moment either, as the two sides are at loggerheads regarding roughly $16-19 million in costs that arose from the development permit process. Based on comments from Flames CEO John Bean on Wednesday, there…

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Calgary Flames prospect update: stoppage time

The Calgary Flames season is currently paused, but before too long NHL games will be back. In the meantime, the vast majority of the club’s young prospects remain active throughout the hockey world. Let’s conduct our weekly check-in!

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NHL players won’t be participating in the Beijing Olympics

Bad (but predictable) news, everybody. Amid multiple media reports, the National Hockey League and the players’ association have made it official: NHL players will not be taking part in the Winter Olympics men’s hockey tournament in Beijing, China in February.

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Saddledome, other major Alberta venues capped at half capacity

While the Calgary Flames have been dealing with their own COVID-19 outbreak, the province as a whole has been dealing with the influx of the omicron variant of the virus. In a media briefing on Tuesday afternoon, the Government of Alberta announced a series of new restrictions. Among them, a cap on venues with over…