CALGARY FLAMES NEWS AND RUMORS

Predators place goaltender Pekka Rinne on injured reserve

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-20

The Nashville Predators placed goaltender Pekka Rinne on the injured reserve on Saturday afternoon, one day after he left a game with an apparent injury. Pekka Rinne has been placed on IR after leaving last night's game in Calgary. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) October 20, 2018 Rinne exited Friday’s contest against the Calgary Flames in the third period

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The Morning After: Calgary Can’t Fight Off Nashville Push

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2018-10-20

Two third period goals send the Flames to their 3rd loss. Calgary Flames 3 Nashville Predators 5 The Flames weren’t able to handle the Predators last night, falling to Nashville 5-3. The Preds pumped in 2 third period goals to sink the Flames in the second meeting of the two teams this season. Here’s the rest of the best that wasn’t covered in the recap or

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Flames’ James Neal’s growing pains continue in loss to Predators

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-20

It was a side of James Neal the fans in Calgary had yet to see. Feisty, engaged and part of a line generating significant scoring chances when needed most. And with eight minutes left in a one-goal game, it appeared he’d all but drawn his team even with a world-class pass Sam Bennett simply needed to redirect into an open cage. Somehow he steered it through the crease and wide on the far side, as per the type of luck Bennett seems to have had for three years now. “I’m going to have some nightmares about that one,” said Bennett. “I missed, but that’s the way it goes. It’s tough. You can replay it as much as you want in your head but it’s not going to change anything.” Changing things up is exactly what Neal is hell-bent on doing these days as the Flames’ big free-agent signing has one

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Calgary Flames 3 Nashville Predators 5: Predators Score Last in Back and Forth Game

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2018-10-20

Flames drop rematch with Predators Calgary Flames 3 Nashville Predators 5 Scoring Recap Despite playing only 14:51, Juuse Saros could arguably be the first star of the game. Predators starter Pekka Rinne left the game shortly after giving up the third goal of the game to Sam Bennett, after being run over by

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Rinaldo gets winner as Predators beat Flames

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-20

CALGARY — Zac Rinaldo’s first goal of the season in the third period was the game-winner on Friday night as the Nashville Predators beat the Calgary Flames 5-3. Ryan Johansen, Craig Smith, Kevin Fiala and Filip Forsberg, into an empty net, also scored for Nashville (6-1-0), which has won four straight. The Predators wrap up their two-game road trip on Saturday night in Edmonton. Elias Lindholm, with his team-leading fifth goal, Matthew Tkachuk and Sam Bennett scored for Calgary (4-3-0). The Flames depart for a two-game road trip that begins in New York on Sunday night against the Rangers. After Noah Hanifin got caught pinchin

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Game Takes: Flames 5 Predators 3

Source: Calgary Puck
Date: 2018-10-20

When you have an off game against a good opponent it generally goes poorly. When said good opponent is also a well motivated opponent because you ruined their home opener a week back you can double down on that danger. The Flames played right into the Predator’s hands tonight, forcing the play and turning too […]

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Rate the Flames (3) vs Predators (5)

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2018-10-20

Calgary just couldn’t get ahead and then fell behind for good The Calgary Flames and Nashville Predators met for the second time in this young season, with the Preds coming out on top 5-3. Nashville opened the scoring in the first minute, but Calgary tied it late in the period with Elias Lindholm scoring. The game would continue much the same way with Nashville getting up by one, then Calgary tying, until Zac Rinaldo made it 4-3 in the third and Filip Fors

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Predators’ Rinne leaves game vs. Flames with apparent injury

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-20

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne left Friday’s game against the Calgary Flames with an apparent injury. Early in the third period, Rinne collided with teammate Kevin Fiala and left for the locker room after a lengthy conversation with training staff on the bench. Juuse Saros is coming into the game. Pekka Rinne is testing his leg

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NHL Live Tracker: Flames vs. Predators

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-20

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Calgary Flames at Nashville Predators [Game 7]

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2018-10-20

The Calgary Flames two game homestand ends tonight as they take on the Nashville Predators. It’s still early, but the Flames find themselves in second place in the Pacific and can fall just a point back of the surprising Anaheim Ducks with a victory tonight. The Flames took it to a tough Boston Bruins team in their last contest by a score of five to two. The Predators are not slouches in their own right as they come in leading the Central division with just one loss on the year. That one loss? It came at the hands of the Flames. Calgary was p

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