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Breaking down the Pacific playoff race

The All-Star Break is upon us, friends, and here’s a crazy fact: if the Stanley Cup playoffs began today, five Pacific Division teams would qualify. One of them? The Calgary Flames. With 30-ish games left on the docket, how does the Pacific playoff race stack up? Does anybody have the inside track? Let’s break it…

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Post-Game Wrap-Up: Flames flummoxed by scrappy Sens

The Calgary Flames wildly out-played the Ottawa Senators for the first half of Saturday afternoon’s game. Unfortunately, a combination of bad luck, bad bounces and poor attention to details sunk the Flames. They dropped a 5-2 loss to the Senators in their final outing prior to the All-Star Break.

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FGD 50: Tkachuk Bowl IV (2pm MT, SN West)

In their final game prior to the All-Star Break, the Brothers Tkachuk clash! The Calgary Flames (26-18-5, 57 points) face off against the Ottawa Senators (16-23-8, 40 points) in the fourth head-to-head meeting of Matthew and Brady Tkachuk in the National Hockey League. The game begins just after 2 p.m. MT on Sportsnet West and…

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Hitmen Report: on the road again

Following a period of rapid change via the trade deadline, plus a swath of home dates, the Calgary Hitmen spent the past week way out east on a road trip. Their trek to Saskatchewan and Manitoba has, thus far, been pretty fruitful.

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The Flames are in a good spot between the pipes

It has been a long time since the Flames could feel as good as they do about their goaltending situation this late in the season. Well past the halfway point, both David Rittich and Cam Talbot have routinely given Calgary a chance to win games. With 33 games to go, head coach Geoff Ward is…

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Flames in seven games: 6-1-0 in seventh segment

The Calgary Flames have completed 49 games of the 2019-20 regular season calendar. They’re 59.8% of the way through their season, and so we continue examining their performances in bite-sized seven game morsels. In the first segment of this season, they went 3-3-1. In their second segment, they went 3-3-1. In their third segment, they…

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Post-Game Wrap-Up: Grand Theft Rittich

On Monday in Montreal, David Rittich was superb but the rest of his team was sub-standard. On Thursday in Toronto, Rittich stood on his head (again) but the rest of the Calgary Flames showed up to make a game out of it. The Flames grinded out a 2-1 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs…

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