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Post-Game: Close but no cigar for Flames against Leafs

The Calgary Flames played for the first time in six days on Sunday afternoon against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Flames looked occasionally a bit rusty, particularly with their puck management, but they were right there with the Leafs for much of the game. A couple bounces were the difference in a razor-thin 3-2 home…

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FGD 4: Here come the Leafs (2pm MT, SN West)

After five days off, the Calgary Flames (2-0-1, 5 points) are back in action. And they’re back in style, hosting a rare home afternoon game against Canada’s most loved/hated team, the Toronto Maple Leafs (4-2-0, 8 points). With the Leafs down some key bodies, can the Flames stash away two key points in the North…

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Report: Flames’ AHL club could play in Calgary this season

On Friday morning, the American Hockey League announced its schedule – with the exception of its Canadian Division. The schedule called for the Stockton Heat to play in California and compete in the Pacific Division. So folks were understandably confused when TSN’s Darren Dreger reported on Twitter that maybe the Heat could be playing in…

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FlamesNation’s salary cap and waivers tracker

The 2020-21 NHL season is going to be challenging for a lot of teams for salary cap and logistics reasons. In an effort to make the somewhat convoluted roster, cap and waivers situation for the Calgary Flames a little bit easier to follow, we’ve developed this page to keep track of things. It will be…

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Stockton’s 2020-21 schedule has been unveiled

Well, folks, we now know what the American Hockey League calendar will look like for the top affiliate of the Calgary Flames, the Stockton Heat. And it’s a little weird. The Heat will play 40 games in 2020-21, between Feb. 5 and May 15.

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What’s working (and not) for the Flames so far

The Calgary Flames have played 181 minutes of hockey thus far in 2020-21’s regular season, so obviously now’s the time for sweeping generalizations about how things are going. Well, no, but we have some limited data to make limited conclusions about what’s working (or not) for the club thus far.

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Flames prospect viewing guide: Jan. 22-28

Many of the Calgary Flames prospects are in action this coming week. Here’s a quick rundown of the next seven days. Fri., Jan. 22 9:00 a.m. MT – VHL (Russia): Buran Voronezh (Ilya Nikolayev) vs. HC Rostov [YouTube] 11:00 a.m. MT – HockeyAllsvenskan (Sweden): MODO Hockey (Filip Sveningsson) vs. IF Bjorkloven 2:00 p.m. MT –…

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FlamesNation prospect update: waiting for Stockton’s camp to open

This may be the last relatively quiet prospect update for awhile. With the American Hockey League slated to kick off around Feb. 5, that means that the Stockton Heat’s camp should be getting going relatively soon. In the interim, let’s check out how the rest of the farm-hands are looking!

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Quotable: the Flames beat the Canucks 5-2

The Calgary Flames finished off a quick cluster of games on Monday night with their third game of the season. They headed into a bit of a schedule break with a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks, their second victory over the Canucks in a three day span. Here are some selected quotes from the…

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Post-Game: After flat start, Flames rally past Canucks

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The Calgary Flames weren’t very good for the first 20 minutes against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night. But they took the game over in the second period and the Canucks seemed out-matched physically and emotionally as the Flames paced themselves to a…

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Derek Ryan and Oliver Kylington activated from taxi squad

In advance of Monday’s game against Vancouver, the Flames have made two roster moves. Coincidentally, they’re the same moves they made before Saturday’s game against Vancouver Derek Ryan and Oliver Kylington have been activated from the taxi squad. #Flames Roster Update: Derek Ryan and Oliver Kylington have been activated from the taxi squad to the…

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FGD 3: It’s Vancouver, again! (7pm MT, SN1)

Less than 48 hours after their previous meeting, the Calgary Flames (1-0-1, 3 points) are back in action… and they’re playing the Vancouver Canucks (1-2-0, 2 points), again! It’s the second of 10 meetings between these two clubs and the Canucks are hoping for a big bounce-back effort. Can the Flames head into a six…