The Calgary Flames finished Saturday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks a man down. Rookie forward Dillon Dube left the game after a scary first period hit from Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith.
With Travis Hamonic back, the Flames are no longer facing injury troubles. Other teams in the NHL are, though: and that includes the Flames’ next opponent, the Maple Leafs.
The Calgary Flames lost big-time on Thursday night. As you might expect, Friday afternoon’s practice saw several lineup changes in response to the loss.
Flames 2018 seventh round selection Dmitry Zavgorodniy has had an exceptional season thus far, exploding for 22 points in 14 games, good for second in QMJHL scoring. He’s getting some recognition for his good work, being named to Russia’s team for the upcoming CHL-Russia series.
A Calgary Flames prospect is a step closer to playing in the upcoming World Junior Championship. Forward Filip Sveningsson has been named to Sweden’s roster for the upcoming Four Nations Cup tournament.
The Flames have been mostly healthy to start the season, but for one glaring exception: Travis Hamonic, who suffered a facial fracture after fighting Erik Gudbranson in the Flames’ season opener on Oct. 3. According to Bill Peters, though, Hamonic could be back rather soon.
Due to his size, Johnny Gaudreau was thought to be a long-shot to make the National Hockey League. In Sunday night’s game in New York City, Gaudreau generated his 300th career NHL point in the second period of his 320th career game.
Calgary Flames goaltender David Rittich is in his second season with the big club and has broken in a new mask. He was nice enough to post a few snaps of his new mask on Instagram.
There was a cloud hanging over Wednesday’s Calgary Flames win over the Boston Bruins, as Johnny Gaudreau left the game after a hit from Charlie McAvoy. But a few updates about his condition have started to trickle through the media, and they’re positive.
The Calgary Flames beat the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. But the win was somewhat marred by some uncertainty surrounding Johnny Gaudreau’s status.
Just 48 seconds after Johnny Gaudreau hit a big milestone against the Boston Bruins, another Calgary Flames player hit one. Rookie defender Juuso Valimaki potted his first career NHL goal.
With the second Calgary Flames goal in Wednesday night’s game with the Boston Bruins, a Flame hit a big milestone. Forward Johnny Gaudreau scored his 100th career National Hockey League goal.