CALGARY FLAMES NEWS AND RUMORS

3 Best Calgary Flames to Never Win a Stanley Cup

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-06-03

It has been a long time since Calgary Flames fans have seen their team win the Stanley Cup. In fact, with their only championship being in 1989, many of their current fans weren’t even been born to witness it. It hasn’t all been bad, as they have had some great teams and individual players over the years, but they have not yet been able to get over the hump. Related: Best NHL Player From Each U.S. State Due to going that long without a championship, there have been many players for the Flames over the years who had great careers but were never able to get their name engraved on the Stanley Cup. With that said, here are the top 3 Flames who never hoisted Lord Stanley. Jarome Iginla The fact we never got to see Jarome Iginla raise the Stanley Cup is extremely disappointing. The man known as “Iggy” is not only

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NHL Buyout Candidates – Pacific Division (Part II)

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-06-03

Compliance buyouts could be a possibility for next season. Looking at some potential NHL buyout candidates from the Pacific Division – Vegas Golden Knights, Edmonton Oilers, Vancouver Canucks, and Calgary Flames. NHL Buyout Candidates – Pacific Division (Part I)

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Flames Don’t Need to Pursue Taylor Hall

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-06-02

Picture for a moment – as many fans have – Taylor Hall in a Calgary Flames’ sweater come the 2020-21 NHL season. The star winger is an impending unrestricted free agent (UFA), and the Flames project to have the type of cap space necessary to compete for his services in 2020 free agency.

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Your Grades Needed: 2019-20 Flames Regular Season Report Cards

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2020-06-01

Photo by John Cordes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images We need your grades for our annual report cards With the NHL having declared the 2019-20 NHL season over, and with the prospect of possibly having to cram a lot of our regular summer coverage (report cards, draft profiles, free agency, Top 25 Under 25) into a short offseason if the Flames make a run, we decided to start our annual report cards now instead. We will obviously do updated grades based on how each player performs in the playoffs, but this series will be the bigger individual report cards we usually do after the conclusion of each season. With that being said, we need your help in deciding grades for the Flames players based

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Which Flames player has the most sought-after hockey card?

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2020-05-31

What is the most sought-after Calgary Flames hockey card of all time? What 3.5- by 2.5-inch cardboard collectible has been pursued by more Calgary hockey fans than any other? Go through the list of the organization’s all-time greats and you’d assume Jarome Iginla’s rookie card would be in the heaviest of demand. However, in the hockey card world it’s not that simple. The most popular of the two rookie cards Iginla had in 1994-95 was a widely-printed, Upper Deck SP card of him, helmetless, wearing Team Canada togs at the world juniors. Back in the day, it was $20, but can be found now for $12, matching his jersey number. “Once it was clear he was the face of the franchise, people got that card,” said Darren Pawlyk, who has owned Calgary-based collectibl

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Flames’ Cam Talbot helps save Alabama-Huntsville hockey program

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2020-05-30

The University of Alabama-Huntsville’s hockey program will continue on after supporters raised more than $535,000 to save it, those fundraising efforts aided by Calgary Flames netminder — and UAH alum — Cam Talbot. Following news of the university’s plans to end the program due to budgetary concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, supporters of the program were told they had until Friday evening to raise $500,000 in order to keep the program alive. A GoFundMe page set up by UAH Hockey Alumni and Supporters wound up raising $537,115, with more than 2,300 donors participating. “I’m extremely excited that the program

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Brian MacLellan on getting Kovalchuk, NHL’s return plan, OV’s record chase, releasing Leipsic

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2020-05-29

The Capitals GM shares his perspectives on acquiring Ilya Kovalchuk, playing at Bowling Green State University, playing a round-robin for seeding purposes, how his team was doing before the action stopped, what makes Tom Wilson special, Alex Ovechkin’s chase after Wayne Gretzky’s goals record, winning the Stanley Cup in 1989 with the Flames, and parting ways with Brendan Leipsic. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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A Net With No Sure Bets Part 1 – League Tendencies

Source: Calgary Puck
Date: 2020-05-29

You don’t need a week of study, a big spreadsheet and an ability to sort and decipher data to come to the conclusion that the Calgary Flames have been miserable at drafting goaltenders over their existence … but it certainly helps to identify just how painful their lack of success has been. Recently we’ve seen […]

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Jets vs. Flames? Which play-in matchups excite you most? | Follow The Money

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2020-05-29

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Flames vs Jets: How the Two Teams Stack Up

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-05-28

As it has been rumoured for days now, the NHL officially announced on Tuesday, Mar. 26, that the regular season is finished, and the league will begin playoffs sometime in July. The format will be different than normal, as there will be 24 teams in this year’s postseason rather than the standard 16.

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