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Calgary Flames Post-Game: Southerners win low-event Battle of Alberta

Back when Ville Nieminen wore 24 for the Calgary Flames, he coined a phrase: “hospital hockey.” The phrase was used to describe tight-checking, low-event hockey, and referred to how much patience it took to play that style. The Flames hosted the Edmonton Oilers on Monday evening and seemed to embrace hospital hockey. In a very…

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Flames Game Day 55: The 255th Battle of Alberta (7:30pm MT, SN One/West)

After a big-time game on Saturday night, the local sports team has another big one of the docket on Monday night at the Saddledome! The Calgary Flames (33-14-7, 73 points) currently lead the Pacific Division and are coming off a big overtime win over Colorado. They’re welcoming their rivals, the Edmonton Oilers (30-22-4, 64 points),…

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FlamesNation Mailbag: Two weeks until the trade deadline

There are only two shopping weeks left until the 2022 NHL trade deadline, so rumours are flying, speculation is rampant, and few if any trades have been made quite yet as teams try to maximize their cap space. As we bide our time until the action unfolds two Mondays from now, let’s check out the…