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Flames Playoff Post-Game: Stars out-battle Flames to force Game 7

The Calgary Flames headed to Dallas on Friday night with an opportunity to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. If they’re going to advance, they’ll need to do so in a seventh game. The Dallas Stars, with their backs against the wall, out-battled the Flames in Game 6 and fought their…

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The Flames and Heat could make franchise history on Friday night

Folks, having a good National Hockey League team is really tough. Presently, only half of the NHL’s 32 clubs make the playoffs. The same thing is true in the American Hockey League most years, though this season they have a wacky modified playoff format so more teams qualify. But suffice it to say, it’s a…

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Historically, the Flames have struggled in elimination games

On Friday night, the Calgary Flames have an opportunity to do something they’ve only done four times since they won the Stanley Cup in 1989. They can win a playoff round. Game 6 against the Dallas Stars is the 18th attempt the Flames will have to win the fourth and deciding game of a series….