Jonas Hiller bolts for Switzerland after awful season

Former Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller is leaving the NHL for Switzerland, after signing a three-year deal with ECH Biel Bie of the National League A, reports Sportsnet.  The 34-year-old is no stranger to Switzerland, as the Swiss native played six seasons in the Swiss league before joining the Anaheim Ducks in 2007-2008. Hiller put together a solid NHL career with the Ducks...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild lose in finale to Backstrom, Flames; playoffs next

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Patrick Sieloff scored the go-ahead goal in his first NHL game and Niklas Backstrom made 35 saves against his former team, leading the Calgary Flames to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.Sieloff, summoned from the AHL by the Flames for their meaningless season finale, scored with 5:54 remaining. That was just 31 seconds after Brandon Bollig...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames 2, Wild 1

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Goals less than a minute apart late in the third period by Calgary's Brandon Bollig and Patrick Sieloff erased a one-goal Minnesota lead and lifted the Flames to a 2-1 win over the Wild in the final regular-season game for both teams on Saturday night in front of 19,247 at Xcel Energy Center. With Minnesota clinging to a 1-0 lead despite more than 30 shots...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: The Goalie Quandary 2

After one final game in Minnesota, the Calgary Flames will close the book on what has been a disappointing season. They have been in the middle of a rebuilding period, but it seemed like an early and stunning success after they made it to the Western Conference semifinals last season. Unfortunately, the young squad could not repeat such magic for a second consecutive season, and...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: Johnny Hockey hits 30 goals

In a season where things have not gone as planned, it seemed like the Calgary Flames could do no wrong in their final visit to the soon-to-be-abandoned Rexall Place. Two players scored two goals for Calgary. Mikael Backlund’s two goals moved him within one goal of matching his career high in goals in a season (He had 18 in 2013-2014). The other one, of course, was Johnny Gaudreau...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames on the verge of another standout rookie season

The Calgary Flames’ 2015-16 season has been an abysmal one from the start. Losing eight of their first 10 games did little to inspire the Flames faithful from the get-go, and the club has failed to hit its stride since then, putting together a subpar season that saw them spend far longer than expected as the worst-ranked club in the league. However, amid Calgary’s disappointing...
Via The Sports Journal
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Gaudreau scores twice in 10 seconds, Flames edge Preds in OT

CALGARY, Alberta — Johnny Gaudreau scored twice 10 seconds apart in the first period, then set up Mikael Backlund's winner in overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night.Joni Ortio finished with 24 saves for the Flames, who improved to 1-0-1 on a six-game homestand.Anthony Bitetto got his first career goal and Mike Fisher also...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames freeze season ticket prices due to poor economy

There are a few guarantees in life and one of those is that ticket prices to attend sporting events will inevitably rise every season. It’s a fact you come to accept if you purchase season tickets or if you regularly attend games. Regardless of record, you’re going to pay more to go to a game next season. That is, unless you’re a season ticket holder for the Calgary Flames...
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March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Bra elderly Flyers fan threw on ice now on display at arena (pic)

An elderly Philadelphia Flyers fan flew onto the scene this week and became a certifiable Internet sensation after she threw a leopard-print brassiere on the ice at Wells Fargo Center after Brayden Schenn notched a hat trick in Monday’s 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames. The elderly wild child, Anne Duggan, parlayed being captured during the game’s broadcast tossing her bra...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Elderly Flyers fan throws bra on ice after Brayden Schenn hat trick (vid)

An elderly Philadelphia Flyers fan let her freak flag fly during Monday’s 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames when she threw a bra onto the ice after Brayden Schenn notched his hat trick late in the second period. Did you see this? You won't believe what this woman threw on the ice after @Bschenn_10 had a hat trick on Monday. pic.twitter.com/Ll8THdLVm2 — Breakfast On Broad...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dennis Wideman’s 20-game suspension upheld by the NHL

In a somewhat surprising move, the National Hockey League has announced it’s upholding Calgary Flames defensemen Dennis Wideman’s 20-game suspension for checking a linesman. With the suspension, Wideman will forfeit more $564,516.20 in salary. NHL upholds the Dennis Wideman suspensionpic.twitter.com/zo0Cuu482x — Travis Hughes (@TravisSBN) February 17, 2016 Below video...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: Ramo goes on the IR

Calgary Flames’ goalie Karri Ramo is having one interesting season. He started the season on the wrong note, and eventually in the AHL. Then he came back to fill in for an injured Jonas Hiller and suddenly looked like one of the better goalies in the league. Now, his season is on hold after being placed on the Injured Reserve on February 11. He sustained a lower-body injury after...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Dennis Wideman speaks out on 20-game suspension

Calgary Flames defensemen Dennis Wideman spoke out publicly Thursday for the first time for since being suspended 20 games by the NHL for hitting linesman Don Henderson in the back."Firstly, I want to apologize to Don Henderson," Wideman said. "I feel awful about what happened. Hopefully he's recovering and is going to be back on the ice soon. I feel bad about the whole situation...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Deryk Engelland accidentally hits referee in face with puck (Video)

Calgary Flames defenseman Deryk Engelland accidentally hit NHL referee Mike Leggo in the face with the puck during Wednesday night's game against Carolina.It happened during the final minutes of the first period as Engelland was attempting to clear the puck along the boards from the defensive end. Leggo left the game and did not return.This comes just days after Flames defenseman...
Via Holdout Sports
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Dennis Wideman Suspended Indefinitely for Hit on Referee

The NHL has suspended Calgary Flames player Dennis Wideman indefinitely after he collided with a linesman Wednesday night in a game against the Nashville Predators. Dennis Wideman was bodychecked hard in the corner and appears visibly woozy in video. After receiving the hit, and no call, Wideman skates to his bench and on the way crosschecks official Don Henderson to the ice. After...
Via The Sports Journal
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dennis Wideman checks linesman on way to bench

Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman took out linesman Don Henderson on the way to the bench on Wednesday night against the Nashville Predators. Here’s video of the incident: Dennis Wideman looked like he straight-up checked the linesman. pic.twitter.com/iau1Jd7Vaf — Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) January 28, 2016 This does not look like an accidental collision; Wideman...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Flames president Brian Burke wants bigger NHL ice surfaces

Calgary Flames president Brian Burke wants the NHL to adopt a bigger ice surface. In an interview with Bob McKenzie of TSN.ca, the 59-year-old said he’s not interested in making the ice international sized (200 x 100 feet) but he’s proposing the best method is to go 200 x 90 feet. “I’ve felt this way for a long time,” the 59-year-old Burke told TSN.ca week. “When...
Via The Comeback
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Johnny Gaudreau, Mark Giordano Make All-Star Roster

This morning, the NHL announced rosters for the four All-Star teams comprised of the Atlantic, Metropolitan, Central and Pacific Division. The Calgary Flames will be represented by two players in winger Johnny Gaudreau and defenseman and captain Mark Giordano. This will be their second-consecutive all-star game. “Johnny Hockey” is tied for second in scoring for the Pacific Division...
Via The Sports Journal
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Neal takes head shot on Mark Giordano

James Neal may be getting a call from the Department of Player Safety after his headshot on Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano. While playing the puck between his skates, Giordano was completely unaware of Neal who was rushing in and took a brutal hit to the side of his head. That’s a pretty bad hit from Neal. It’s difficult to tell what his intent was, but it’s fair...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

The Pacific is the NHL's most confusing, chaotic division

A few weeks into the season, the Pacific Division is in chaos. In SQ's Western Conference preview, every writer predicted the Anaheim Ducks to finish first and the Arizona Coyotes to finish last. So far, the Coyotes are right near the top of the division and the Ducks are the worst team in the NHL. Meanwhile, the Calgary Flames — a preseason favorite to make the playoffs — look...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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