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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Daily Fix, December 19th

Johnny Gaudreau, Jiri Hudler, and Josh JoorisSource: Jenn Pierce / Calgary Herald Five games are on tap in the NHL tonight. My strategy tonight in cash games is to pay for some high talent names, and fill out the rest of my roster with some good cheap secondary players. Targeting games with a high goal total is a good idea, and with some teams playing back-to-back games, be on...
Via The Fantasy Fix
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stars-Flames Preview

The Calgary Flames are in danger of losing seven straight games in regulation for the first time in 15 seasons, but management still believes Bob Hartley is the right man to end that skid and guide the team for years to come. Two days after the veteran coach earned a multiyear contract extension, the Flames try again to end their slide Friday night against the visiting Dallas Stars...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames give head coach Bob Hartley extension

            Bob Hartley, head coach of the Calgary Flames, has earned himself a new deal. Hartley, who has guided the scrappy Flames to a surprising 17-14-2 record and are tied with the Los Angeles Kings for the last wild card spot in the Western Conference, got a multi-year extension on Wednesday. He’s led them to a 71-79-13 record...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames, coach Hartley agree to multiyear contract extension

  Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the club. The announcement was made on Wednesday, despite the fact the Flames are mired in a six-game skid. Calgary dropped to 17-14-2 with a 5-2 home loss to the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. The Flames, 71-79-13 since Hartley was hired in May 2012, are tied for eighth place in the Western...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 29: Build on the winning streak in Calgary

The Rangers are in Calgary tonight to take on the Flames and potentially expand their winning streak to four in a row, including a three game sweep against the Western Canadian teams. After a hot start, with equally hot goaltending from Jonas Hiller, the Flames have crashed back down to Earth, losers of six in […] The post Game 29: Build on the winning streak in Calgary appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 28: Calgary Flames at Pittsburgh Penguins

Calgary Flames (17-11-2) at Pittsburgh Penguins (18-6-3) 7:00 PM – ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh has relied heavily on their offense and top ranked power play for much of this season.  Then the sky fell and everyone got hurt.  The Pens power play, which has accounted for 29.1% of their total goals this season –fifth most in the league...
Via The Pensblog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Good, Bad and Ugly: Sabres vs Calgary Flames

From Hometown Hockey: Following every Sabres game, we’ll be taking a little look at the previous night’s action with a little segment called “good, bad and ugly”. Expect a loooooooot of ugly. Another game, another win. Let’s dive right into last night’s 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames. The Good Enroth stopped 42 of 45 […] The post Good, Bad and Ugly: Sabres vs Calgary...
Via Two Pad Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Official Preview: Sabres vs Calgary Flames

From Hometown Hockey: Who: Calgary Flames Where: First Niagra Center, Buffalo, NY When: 7:00PM Know thine enemy: The Flames continue to exceed expectations. At 6-4-0 in their last 10, the Flames hold down the third spot in the very good Pacific Division with 36 points, trailing second-place Vancouver by just one win. Leading the way […] The post Super Official Preview: Sabres vs...
Via Two Pad Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs blow third period lead vs Calgary

In the first of three meetings this season, the Calgary Flames came from behind in the third period to defeat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 in overtime. The Flames (17-8-2) seem to have caught a hold of the magic the Avalanche (9-11-6) had last season. Former Avalanche coach Bob Hartley picked up his 400th career regular-season win in the contest. “I’m happy for him, but I wish...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames overcome Avalanche on Monahan's overtime goal

  Sean Monahan scored 1:47 into overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Monahan picked up a rebound in front and lifted it over fallen goalie Semyon Varlamov to give the Flames their fourth straight win. Dennis Wideman had a pair of goals for the Flames, Curtis Glencross also scored, and Kris Russell had three assists. Karri...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Calgary Flames for real?

The Calgary Flames have been a pleasant surprise thus far this season. In what was supposed to be a rebuilding year the Flames are sitting 9th overall in the NHL with 34 points, good for a tie for third place in the Western Conference with the St. Louis Blues and Nashville Predators. Are the Calgary Flames really going to make the playoffs this season and keep up their current pace...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames Prospect Accidentally Clotheslines Young Kid During Warmups (Video)

One young hockey player will never forget his first time on the ice with the big boys — no matter how hard he might try. As is customary with many junior hockey teams, the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League invited a kid to come out and join them during warmups. The skating was going swimmingly at the start, with the youngster likely having the time of his life doing...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith, Coyotes burned by Flames

CALGARY, Alberta -- Josh Jooris scored three goals in the latest impressive performance of his terrific rookie season, leading the Calgary Flames past the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Tuesday night. David Jones and Sean Monahan also scored for surprising Calgary, which has won seven of nine to move within one point of Western Conference leaders Vancouver and Anaheim. Jiri Hudler had two...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Off To Surprising Start

#458853478 / gettyimages.com One thing is perfectly clear five weeks into the National Hockey League season, and that is the Calgary Flames are surpassing expectations and making plenty of noise in the Pacific Division. With a preseason ranking in the bottom tier of the league, most experts pointed out the Flames lack of experience on their blue line as well as not possessing enough...
Via Beyond The Benches
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelheads Glad Roy’s Now On Their Side

Olivier Roy has helped eliminate the Idaho Steelheads from playoff contention the past two seasons. In 17 career games against Idaho, Roy has been unstoppable, including posting a 6-0-1 record in the postseason. Times have changed and now he has helped lead the Steelheads to the top of the Western Conference and made them one of the top teams in the ECHL. Roy has been spectacular...
Via Beyond The Benches
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Interview: Calgary Flames Goalie Coach Jordan Sigalet

The Calgary Flames were looking for a new goaltending coach this year and who did they call? It was none other then Jordan Sigalet. The 33-year-old has spent the last three seasons in the AHL with the Abbortsford Heat and prior to that was the goaltending coach in Evertt (WHL). Sigalet is out to prove to people that he belongs to coaching at this level and with the current performance...
Via Beyond The Benches
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Mikael Backlund placed on IR

As if losing Matt Stajan, Joe Colborne and Mason Raymond wasn't enough to aggravate any Flames fan, add veteran center Mikael Backlund to the ever-growing list of injured players for Calgary. Dhiren Mahiban of ProHockeyTalk.com is reporting that Backlund was placed on injured reserved yesterday. #482030323 / gettyimages.com Backlund suffered an abdominal injury this past summer...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Sign Defenseman T.J. Brodie To 5-Year Contract Extension

CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have signed defenseman T.J. Brodie to a five-year contract extension. Brodie is in the final year of a two-year deal signed in 2013 which paid him an average annual salary of $2.1 million. The 24-year-old has three goals and four assists in seven games this season for the Flames. Calgary drafted Brodie in the fourth round in 2008. The defenseman...
Via NESN.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

AHL affiliate of Calgary Flames fires team mascot

In telling of his story, Scorch overpowered a firefighter. That happened. pic.twitter.com/ZIpW7Qmw5l — Diana C. Nearhos (@dianacnearhos) October 9, 2014 The American Hockey League affiliate of the Calgary Flames has — wait for it! — fired its mascot. Before even playing its first game. The Adirondack Flames are the new Triple-A team for Calgary, though frankly we were unaware...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevor Gillies deserves to be kicked out of hockey after AHL assault

It’s time to kick Trevor Gillies out of hockey. Gillies’ actions late in an AHL game between the Adirondack Flames and the Rochester Americans were inexcusable as the enforcer jumped rookie William Carrier and slammed his head into the ice. The incident, one which Gillies initiated seemingly at random, earned him 27 penalty minutes, but a far more severe punishment is in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trevor Gillies slams opponent's head into ice

Trevor Gillies is known in the hockey world for two things. One, he’s not very good. Two, he’s pugilist who many consider a dirty player. Gillies was back at it Friday night in the American Hockey League, where he’s currently a member of the Calgary Flame’s AHL affiliate. In a game that eventually turned pretty ugly, Gillies probably crossed the line yet again. The 35-year...
Via NESN.com
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Adirondack Flames sorry for ill-conceived mascot inception tale

Scorch. Has. ARRIVED! pic.twitter.com/WhupSXhidv — Adirondack Flames (@AHLFlames) October 9, 2014 The Adirondack Flames, the... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Boston College Eagles vs. UMass Lowell River Hawks

Hockey East‘s regular season will get underway this Friday, October 10 as the UMass Lowell River Hawks welcome the Boston College Eagles into the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts for opening night. Puck drops at around 7:00 p.m. eastern, following a pre-game ceremony to honor the 2013-14 Hockey East Championship team. The River Hawks welcomed 14 incoming freshmen to their...
Via Mill City Sports
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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