CALGARY FLAMES NEWS AND RUMORS

NHL Rumors: Flames, Maple Leafs, Canadiens, Ducks, More

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-01-22

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is lots of buzz surrounding the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs potentially working on a deal, the Montreal Canadiens were listed as the team to watch by one TSN trade insider and the Hockey News names 30 players worth watching over the next five weeks. Maple Leafs and Flames Connected in Trade? There are a couple of interesting and somewhat conflicting reports from different Sportsnet columnists when it comes to a potential deal between the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs. The optics and reasoning for the trades are similar but the names a bit different.

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NHL Rumors: Scouting MIN-FLA, Kovalchuk, Kassian, Oilers, and Top 20 Trade Bait

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-01-22

Scouting the Minnesota Wild and Florida Panthers on Monday night Michael Russo: Scouts listed to attend Monday’s Wild – Panthers game: Chicago Blackhawks (2), Vegas Golden Knights (2), Boston Bruins, Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, and the Winnipeg Jets. Kovalchuk wasn’t planning on leaving Igor Eronko: Ilya Kovalchuk never had any intentions in returning t

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Dissecting the Flames’ Lack of High-End Offence This Season

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-01-22

The Calgary Flames relatively poor offensive production in the 2019-20 campaign has left both fans and sports journalists mystified – perhaps rightfully so. Notwithstanding several minor moves in the offseason – namely the James Neal – Milan Lucic swap and the addition of Cam Talbot in a backup goaltending role – last season’s roster has remained largely intact. Several explanations for the team’s regression have been tendered, most notably a post-playoff hangover after last season’s first-round exit courtesy of the Colorado Avalanche. Disappointments like that tend to have a negative impact on team morale. The question remains, can that alone account for the drastic decline in the Flames’ offensive production this season? The simple answer is, likely not. Following an auspicious 2018-19 season during which the breakout Flames amassed 107 points, captured the Pacific Div

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Episode 232: Stand Pat At The Deadline?

Source: Fireside Chat
Date: 2020-01-22

With the Flames still locked in a bitter battle for a playoff spot in the Pacific Division, should the team stand pat at the Trade Deadline, or move all of their expiring contracts, and hope for the best in the post-season? The guys answer this question and discuss if keeping Brodie, Hamonic and Cam Talbot for a (likely) protracted playoff run is really worth missing out on the trade value.

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Oilers’ Kassian on upcoming reunion with Tkachuk, reigniting Flames rivalry

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2020-01-21

The puck drops on the 2020 NHL All-Star Game this weekend, but for hockey lovers in Alberta, the main event might actually come a few days later. There’s no doubt the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers faithful have Jan. 29 circled on their calendars, the date marking the first reunion between the two clubs since Matthew Tkachuk and

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Fan Satisfaction Poll: Week 16 Edition

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2020-01-21

Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images Not the best week, but were you happy? Fan Satisfaction Poll Who doesn’t love a good poll? In addition to the weekly Fan Poll Friday, we’re debuting the Fan Satisfaction Poll at the end of each week. This just another way for you to voice your opinion on how YOU think the Flames are doing. So, are you satisfied? Vote in our poll below!

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NHL Rumors: Bruins, Maple Leafs, Flames, More

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-01-21

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on who the Boston Bruins are targeting as their top target at the NHL Trade Deadline, plus who are the Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames targeting? Finally, how much of a role will player contracts play in trades made during this year’s trade deadline hysteria? Bruins Targeting Kreider Over All Others NBC Sports Boston’s Joe Haggerty mentions that New York Rangers winger Chris Kreider appears to be the primary target of the Boston Bruins between now and the Feb 24 deadline. How they plan to make a trade work should be the most intriguing part.

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Calgary Flames Last Week’s Leftovers: Week 16

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2020-01-21

Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images Calgary headed into the All Star Break with a rather uneven week. Week 16 Flames Record: 26-19-5 (Home: 13-7-3, Road 13-12-2) (57 points) Standings: 3rd Pacific, 6th West (Full NHL Standings) Results 1/13: Calgary Flames 0 @ Montreal Canadiens 2 (L) 1/16: Calgary Flames 2 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 1

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Whatever It Takes: Connor McDavid documentary to debut Friday

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2020-01-21

In the final game of the 2018-19 season, Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid suffered what could’ve been a career-ending injury when he slid hard into the Calgary Flames net.

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Episode 231: #1 In The Pacific Division!

Source: Fireside Chat
Date: 2020-01-21

The Flames suffer their first loss of 2020 this week to end off an otherwise very good week, which propelled them to the #1 spot in the Pacific Division.  Can the Flames keep this momentum up going into their week-long break? How about after the break?

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