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Calgary Flames headed to Young Stars Classic tournament Sept 13-16 in Penticton

A fun annual tradition is returning to kick off the 2024-25 hockey year. The Young Stars Classic tournament in Penticton, B.C. will return this year from Sept. 13-16, with the Calgary Flames set to take part. The #Canucks announced today that the You

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Flames and Devils have re-engaged in Markstrom trade talks: report

Talks of Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom being traded to the New Jersey Devils aren’t finished yet. Heading into the trade deadline, there was plenty of speculation that Markstrom would be moved to the Devils. It was even reported that t

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Canucks hosting Flames, Jets, and Oilers for Young Stars this year

The Vancouver Canucks will be hosting one of hockey’s most anticipated late summer events once again. The organization announced today that it will run this year’s Young Stars tournament in Penticton and bring in the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oil

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Latest On Nikita Zadorov

Earlier Thursday, it appeared there might be some progress on extension talks between the Canucks and pending UFA defenseman Nikita Zadorov, according to Sportsnet’s Iain MacIntyre. However, that was quickly refuted by Zadorov’s agent, Dan Milste

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Calgary Flames lose play-by-play broadcaster Rick Ball to the Chicago Blackhawks

As if the Calgary Flames news couldn’t get any worse for fans, one of their favorites will not be returning next season. The worst part is that it’s not even one of the players, it’s play-by-play broadcaster Rick Ball.  It was announced on Thu

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Rick Ball leaving Flames broadcasts after 10 seasons to join Chicago Blackhawks

Rick Ball, who became the television voice of the Calgary Flames just in time for their magical 2014-15 season and remained in the role for a decade, is leaving to become the main play-by-play voice of the Chicago Blackhawks. Ball, 57, earned rave re

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Flames losing play-by-play announcer Rick Ball to Blackhawks

Longtime play-by-play announcer Rick Ball will no longer be calling games for the Calgary Flames. Ball has spent the last 10 seasons as the television play-by-play announcer for the Flames on Sportsnet. Today, it was announced that he will be taking

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5 right-shot defencemen the Flames could target in free agency

Playoffs might be a stretch, but the Calgary Flames want to be a competitive team this coming season and beyond. General manager Craig Conroy has stated his desire to remain competitive throughout his current retooling process, rather than elect to

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Flames have interest in trading for Ducks forward Trevor Zegras: report

Martin Necas isn’t the only talented forward the Calgary Flames are believed to be inquiring about this offseason. According to a recent report from David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, the Flames have expressed interest in Anaheim Ducks forward T

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LeBrun: New Jersey Devils and ‘a few other teams’ interested in Flames netminder Jacob Markstrom

Friends, we’re just three weeks away from the 2024 NHL Draft. As the draft is traditionally an event that leads to trades between clubs, it’s no surprise that the volume of trade chatter in the ecosystem has erupted lately. Over at The Athletic,

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How the Calgary Flames are targeting more Russian talent

With the Stanley Cup Final underway this coming Saturday and the NHL Draft less than a month away, the NHL offseason will soon be in full swing. Although every offseason is important for professional sports teams, this one will be crucial for sophomo

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Flames Could Look to Trade for Kotkaniemi This Offseason

There has been a lot of chatter in recent days about the Calgary Flames targeting Carolina Hurricanes forward Martin Necas this offseason. The 25-year-old is a restricted free agent, and…

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