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Hopeful that Sean Monahan is back on track offensively, the Calgary Flames might have another reason to believe their early success will continue. The Flames expect their talented, young forward to build on a two-goal performance when they host the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Monahan ranked fourth among NHL rookies with 22 goals last season, but didn't have any before...
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Nine Games In – What do we know about the Calgary Flames?

Nine Games In What do we know about the Flames? As of Thursday’s dominating home shutout victory over the hapless Carolina Hurricanes, the Flames are 9 games in to the 2014/2015 campaign; just over 10% through. Before the season started, we at 2PS asked Five Questions about the Flames. I’d like to take a moment […] The post Nine Games In – What do we know about the Calgary...
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Avoiding The Head Shots

from Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun, Guess how many players had been suspended this season for dirty checks or headshots going into Thursday’s games around the NHL. The answer: Zero. That’s right. Zilch, zip, nada. No players had been forced to watch games for heinous acts on the ice, including in the pre-season. It’s something to be thankful for, seeing...
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Monahan breaks scoring drought as Flames hammer winless Hurricanes

It appears Joe Colborne may be a man worth listening to. After Thursday morning’s skate, he said: “Trust me — he’s going to pot one here. Then the floodgates will open. When he gets going, when he gets feeling it, he doesn’t miss too many.” And? Sean Monahan scores twice — his first two goals of the National Hockey League season. After Thursday night’s game, Colborne...
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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...
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Flames sign Brodie to five-year extension

The Calgary Flames locked up defensemen T.J. Brodie for five years on Monday afternoon. #480755823 / gettyimages.comAccording to, the deal will pay Brodie $23.25 million over the course of the contract. The cap hit oF the deal will be $ 4.65 million per season, according to Capgeek.Brodie has been a key defender for the Flames over the past three seasons. At only 24 years...
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Flames re-sign TJ Brodie

For the price he’s being re-signed for, maybe T.J. Brodie can’t claim to be underrated anymore. The 24-year-old defenseman, according to Elliotte Friedman, is going to sign a new five-year, $23.25 million contract extension with the Calgary Flames. He’s off to a hot start this year, with six points in six games after picking up […] The post Flames re-sign TJ Brodie appeared...
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TSN, Sportsnet: Flames to sign T.J. Brodie to 5-year extension today

Per TSN... The Calgary Flames are expected to complete a contract extension with defenceman TJ Brodie on Monday.  The deal is believed to be for five years, in the range of $23 million, according to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie. The 24-year-old has three goals and four assists in seven games this season for the Flames, as well as a plus-5 rating. The Flames selected...
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Johnny Gaudreau’s Beautiful Wrap-Around Goal Gives Flames Win (Video)

Johnny Hockey finally is on the score sheet this season. Johnny Gaudreau scored his first goal of 2014-15 for the Calgary Flames with a pretty power-play tally against the Winnipeg Jets. The former Boston College star beat Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec on a wrap-around that broke a second-period tie and eventually became the game-winner in the Flames’ 4-1 road victory. Gaudreau...
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Flames’ Josh Jooris Scores First NHL Goal In First NHL Game, Family Goes Nuts

Calgary Flames rookie Josh Jooris took the ice in his first NHL game and wasted no time having an impact. He scored a real nice goal on Sergei Bobrovsky and his family loved it. .@JJooris19 with the puck from his first @NHL goal — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) October 18, 2014 [@myregularface] [@myregularface] The post Flames’ Josh Jooris Scores First...
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Brandon Bollig’s Top 5 NHL Fights

In honor of Brandon Bollig coming back to the United Center with his new team the Calgary Flames we wanted to take a trip down memory lane and take a look at B-52’s top 5 NHL fights. The top 5 was determined based on the ratings from These don’t include preseason or AHL fights. 5. Chris Stewart vs. Brandon Bollig (January 22, 2013) It’s no secret that Bollig...
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AHL affiliate of Calgary Flames fires team mascot

In telling of his story, Scorch overpowered a firefighter. That happened. — 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...
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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...
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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...
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Adirondack Flames sorry for ill-conceived mascot inception tale

Scorch. Has. ARRIVED! — Adirondack Flames (@AHLFlames) October 9, 2014 The Adirondack Flames, the... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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