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Flames place Matt Taormina on waivers

Defenseman Matt Taormina has been placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames for reassignment to the Stockton Heat. He was previously on the season-opening injured reserve but presumably is now healthy enough to head to the American Hockey League.

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Council votes to restart arena talks with Flames

The ongoing new arena saga for the Calgary Flames has taken another turn. On Tuesday afternoon Calgary City Council voted to formally re-engage with the Flames on the possibility of building a new arena in Victoria Park.

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Flames look to shake up lineup

Coming off of giving up at least four goals in two straight games – the first one a loss, the second one a win – the Flames, before heading out on the road, appear to be experimenting with both their forward and defensive groups.

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FN On Air: the opening week ‘media tour’

On occasion, members of our team get called upon to do appearances in various other media properties. Being the first week of the regular season, this was one of those occasions where FlamesNation’s roving reporter Ryan Pike was invited to rove to additional media.

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Watch: James Neal on After Hours

After Saturday night’s furious 7-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks, new Flames acquisition James Neal partook in the Hockey Night in Canada tradition of sitting down and shooting the breeze with Scott Oake. Here’s the highlights for you.

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City committee shows off arena renderings

Calgary City Council’s Event Centre Assessment Committee has been meeting since June. Their mandate is to structure the ongoing discussions between the City and the Calgary Flames related to a potential new home for the hockey club. In Friday’s meeting, the committee presented some renderings of what the new building might look like.

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Mike Smith’s vintage mask pays tribute to Flames legend

Calgary Flames goaltender Mike Smith has a reputation for having really fun, colourful masks and goalie gear. He has different masks and equipment for the Flames’ home and road uniforms. With the vintage jerseys back as third jerseys, he had a new mask made to go with that jersey, too.