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16 years ago today, Miikka Kiprusoff came to Calgary

Way, way back in 2003, the Calgary Flames were a gritty team with some supremely inconsistent goaltending. On this day in 2003, general manager Darryl Sutter tried to find some consistency via a trade with the San Jose Sharks for third string goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff.

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Blues head coach Craig Berube reflects on his time with the Flames

The St. Louis Blues are in town to visit the Calgary Flames on Hockey Night in Canada. The head coach of the Blues is Craig Berube, a veteran of 1,054 National Hockey League games as a player. 234 of those games were spent with the Flames. Berube was asked to reflect on his Flames tenure…

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Tobias Rieder clears waivers (but remains with the Flames)

In advance of the Calgary Flames’ match-up with the Carolina Hurricanes, a bit of roster news: forward Tobias Rieder has cleared waivers, as he wasn’t claimed by one of the other 31 National Hockey League Clubs. But it appears that he’ll be sticking with the Flames, for now.

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Jakob Pelletier (and two Hitmen) named to Canada-Russia Series rosters

There will be a distinct Calgary flavour to the annual junior series between the Canadian Hockey League and the Russian national team. Calgary Flames 2019 first round pick Jakob Pelletier has been named to Team QMJHL, while Calgary Hitmen defender Jett Woo and forward Carson Focht will represent Team WHL.

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Flames announce third jersey schedule

The Calgary Flames have released the schedule for when they will be wearing their third “retro” jerseys, which this season includes both the classic red retro jersey and also the white Heritage Classic jersey.