FLAMES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brad Treliving Dismisses Dougie Hamilton Rumours

Much to the surprise of nobody, the Toronto rumour mill seems to be completely off base The media has been a bit crazy with rumours of the Calgary Flames shopping Dougie Hamilton to a few teams.  The most echoed rumours involved Hamilton to the Toronto Maple Leafs, but there's been about five teams in total that have supposedly been interested.  The Toronto rumours have predictably...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
1 hour ago

5 Flames Who Have Disappointed

It’s common to see a top star hit a slump. What’s uncommon is nearly every key player on a team hitting a slump at the same time. However, if you’re able to call Calgary’s play so far this year a “slump,” that is exactly what’s happening. The Flames have disappointed as a group altogether, and as of now the playoffs seem a distant hope. In order for Calgary to start...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 hours ago

Preview: Calgary Flames vs Toronto Maple Leafs 11/30/16 (26/82)

The Flames are finally back at the Saddledome as they welcome Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs to town. Calgary Flames vs Toronto Maple Leafs, 6:30 PM MT, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary AB Broadcast Schedule TV: RSN Radio: Sportsnet 960 The Flames are finally back home after a 9 day, 6 game road trip that took them through the Eastern Conference....
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
6 hours ago

Flames Prospect Dillon Dube Invited to Canada’s World Junior Selection Camp

Best of luck to the 2016 second round pick. Today, Hockey Canada announced the group of 32 players invited to their selection camp for the upcoming 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship, which will be played in Toronto and Montreal. There is one Calgary Flames prospect who has been invited, centre Dillon Dube. The 2016 second round pick will be battling it out with 18 other forwards...
Via Matchsticks and Gasoline
1 day ago

Flames Survive Hellish Road Trip

It was a road trip the Calgary Flames were dreading. Six games in a 10-day span with four matches played on back-to-back nights. Yet, somehow they emerged with seven of a possible 12 points, earning three wins and an overtime loss. Flames newcomer Kris Versteeg summed up the impact of the trip on the players in a recent conversation with the Calgary Herald. “This is a tough trip...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Hickey's OT goal helps Isles stay strong at home vs Flames

NEW YORK (AP) Thomas Hickey scored 1:53 into overtime, helping the New York Islanders again find their footing at home with a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night. With the Flames caught in an awkward change after Michael Frolik broke his stick, captain John Tavares wheeled around the zone and then backhanded one that Hickey tipped past Brian Elliott. Tavares also scored...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Teddy Bear Toss Turns 22

Aside from perhaps the occasional appearance of the Calgary Flames in the Stanley Cup playoffs, there are few sporting events in the city of Calgary that compare to the Calgary Hitmen’s annual Teddy Bear Toss in terms of atmosphere and crowd anticipation. The 22nd edition of the Teddy Bear Toss saw the Hitmen battle the Lethbridge Hurricanes, a provincial and Central Division rival...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Johnson gets another shutout, Flames beat Jackets 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Chad Johnson made 34 saves for his second shutout in five starts, leading the Calgary Flames over the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Wednesday night. Troy Brouwer and Micheal Ferland scored for Calgary, which has sought stability between the pipes during an up-and-down early part of the season. The Flames, whose maligned special teams came up big in this one,...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Q1 Awards: Best and Worst Performances From the First Quarter of the Flames Season

With the Calgary Flames 8-12-1 at the one-quarter mark of the regular season and sitting in fifth in the Pacific Division, here is a look back on the good, the bad and the ugly from the first six weeks.1. Best Player 1. Michael Frolik Has gotten off to a terrific start as the club leader in goals (6) and points (14). He also has two shorthanded goals as well as an OT goal, Still...
Via Flames from 80 Feet
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames need to keep pace without Gaudreau

The Calgary Flames have gotten off to a slow start for the second straight season, with the offense, defense, and power play, and penalty kill all being ranked 25th or worse. Yet in the standings, they are only four points behind the Oilers, Ducks, and Kings for the Pacific Division lead. Now they will have to keep pace for the remainder of the calendar year without their best offensive...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Backlund breaks tie in 3rd period, Flames beat Red Wings 3-2

DETROIT (AP) -- Mikael Backlund scored the tiebreaking goal with 7:46 left in the third period to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 victory over the slumping Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Garnet Hathaway got his first career goal and Matt Stajan also scored for Calgary. Flames defenseman Dougie Hamilton had three assists, and Chad Johnson stopped 21 shots. Tomas Tatar and Anthony...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deryk Engelland: A Lighthouse on Defence, Standing out Amongst a Dark and Stormy Sea

If only the rest of the Flames blueline were playing as consistently as Deryk Engelland.It's a statement that would have got you cut-off at the bar the last two seasons, but this year, truer words may never have been spoken, and it sums up what's been a disappointing start for a team in which there were greater expectations. Steady but never spectacular, the club's oldest player...
Via Flames from 80 Feet
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Things That Make You go Hmmmm - Eight Numbers From the Flames First 10 Games

1 - Fighting MajorThe NHL game continues to move away from fighting.With just one scrap in 10 games, Calgary is on pace to finish the season with eight. The franchise record for fewest fights was set last year when the team had 20 fighting majors, seven of them from Brandon Bollig, who is now playing on the fourth line in Stockton (AHL). The only other players with multiple scraps...
Via Flames from 80 Feet
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Flames players scared stiff on Halloween

Flames players received some unexpected scares on Halloween, courtesy of Flames TV
Via YouTube
October 31, 2016  |  Discuss
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