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Quips and Quotes: Flames beat Coyotes 5-2 The Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes by a 5-2 score on Monday afternoon. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game. Versatile defender TJ Brodie didn't dress against Arizona due to a minor injury. In his place stepped third pair defender Rasmus Andersson.
Mark Giordano leads Calgary Flames to 5-2 win over Arizona Coyotes Mark Giordano's goal and assist paced the Calgary Flames to a 5-2 win over the visiting Arizona Coyotes on Monday. Derek Ryan, Austin Czarnik and Michael Frolik also scored for the hosts with Mikael Backlund adding an empty-net goal in the matinee. Defenceman Rasmus Andersson contributed a pair of assists.
Post-Game: Howling for a win The Calgary Flames returned home from a long Eastern Conference road trip to face a divisional foe on Monday afternoon. The Flames didn't play a perfect game, but they remained productive at even strength. They never trailed in a 5-2 victory over the visiting Arizona Coyotes.
FGD 59: An afternoon stroll with the Coyotes After a road trip that netted them half of the possible points, the Calgary Flames return home looking to inch themselves closer to a Western Conference playoff berth. They host the Arizona Coyotes in a rare holiday afternoon game. The Coyotes just toppled the powerhouse Toronto Maple Leafs; can the Flames keep their home-ice momentum rolling?
Body recovered from southeast Calgary house levelled in explosion A body has been recovered from a house destroyed in an explosion early Sunday, sources have confirmed to CBC Calgary. The home was levelled by the explosion and fire in the community of Douglas Glen around 4:20 a.m. MT Sunday. Calgary police confirmed they have taken over the investigation but would not comment further on the case.
Calgary Flames' Feisty Sam Bennett Proving to Be Key Spark Plug With the Calgary Flames mired in a four-game winless skid they were definitely in need of a spark, and it was Sam Bennett who provided just that in a badly needed 5-4 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bennett set the tone with his feistiness by engaging in a spirited fight and also netted the game-winning goal.
FlamesNation Mailbag: Non-Mark Stone options We've spent a lot of time - practically all of last week's mailbag - on potential trade deadline add Mark Stone. So let's move on and look at some of the other options the Flames could look at in the upcoming week. PGP writes:. Ironically, we're beginning with a Stone, but not that one.
Flames Face Trade Deadline Balancing Act An unexpected contender in the West, the Calgary Flames head into the trade deadline trying to add depth without causing future cap or roster challenges.
Preview: Calgary Flames vs Arizona Coyotes, 2/18/19 : Flames Can Take 3rd Straight From Coyotes The last time these two met the Flames demolished Arizona 7-1. Flames: Smith - 15-11-2, 3.09 GAA,.891 Save%. Coyotes: Kuemper - 14-14-5, 2.68 GAA,.913 Save%. Flames: Goals - Gaudreau, Points - Gaudreau, PIM - Bennett, Save% - Rittich. Coyotes: Goals - Galchenyuk, Points - Keller, PIM - Crouse, Save% - Kuemper.
Flames top trio looking to 'get line going again' It's been that kind of a few weeks for the Calgary Flames' No. 1 line of Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm. Since the NHL All-Star Game, it hasn't seemed as easy for the team's top forward unit to find the target behind opposition goaltenders as it was pre-break.
Flames' GameDay vs. Coyotes: Five storylines Arizona Coyotes at Calgary Flames. Monday, 2 p.m., Scotiabank Saddledome, Sportsnet West/ Sportsnet 960 The Fan. Flames No. 1 line vs Coyotes defence. As No. 1 lines go in the NHL, the trio of Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm is right up there.
Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes Trade: Who won 2018 Draft Day Deal? Calgary Flames Carolina Hurricanes trade in 2018 on draft day seems to have been won by the Flames since they have done so well this year,.
5 X-Factors for the Flames The Calgary Flames are just over a week from the NHL's trade deadline and are sitting first in the Western Conference and in 2nd place overall in the NHL. There was some concern after a losing streak, but this ship seems to be righting as the season starts to wind down.
Calgary Flames vs. Arizona Coyotes - 2/18/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction The Arizona Coyotes and Calgary Flames meet Monday in NHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Arizona Coyotes could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Arizona Coyotes are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 17.5 percent of their power play opportunities.
The Flames and the trade market waiting game The most common question among hockey fans in Calgary these days is "What are the Flames going to do at the trade deadline?" Well, the short answer is: that depends. With an unclear forward market and up to five Western Conference contenders looking to load up, a lot could happen before the deadline.
How Flames handle current adversity should dictate their moves at the deadline That works for some guys, but it doesn't work for him." How seriously he handles this current adversity will go a long way in telling the Flames where their real need is at the deadline and in the offseason. It's nice that Smith has showed signs of improvement, but Rittich is the guy the team has rallied around all year.
Mavericks: Slip Slidin' Away The Mavs had lost six of their last nine contests, and dropped a whopping ten points back of the Mountain Division leading Tulsa Oilers. Even their next closest opponent was the third place Utah Grizzlies, and even that was an eight point gap.
Officials don't know if anyone killed or hurt as Calgary house destroyed in fire following apparent explosion By Sunday evening, Henke said the destroyed house was still not structurally safe enough for crews to get inside. Gas lines to the home were capped during the afternoon, and heavy equipment arrived to deconstruct pieces of the house so that investigators could carefully enter.
Flames 5, Penguins 4 post-game embers: Back on the right track The Flames have had an underwhelming road trip. In some fairness to them, their schedule has been physically all over the place since they returned from the break. In more fairness to them, though, they looked like they were ready to win this one, and that goes a long way.
Calgary house went up in flames after apparent explosion, officials say More than 25 people - some of them several blocks away from the house - called 911 to report hearing a loud bang at about 4:20 a.m., Calgary Fire Department spokeswoman Carol Henke said. "One caller stated that they heard a loud bang and saw smoke and flames coming from a house across the street," she said.
NHL Trade Rumours: Calgary Flames, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens It's Sunday and it's time for another bunch of NHL trade rumours. We take a look at possible deals as we move toward the Feb. 25 NHL trade deadline. Today we examine rumours surrounding the Calgary Flames, Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens. We take all NHL trade rumours from the original source and are subject to change.
Tape2Tape: Is David Rittich Worthy of MVP Consideration? So why not make him a Hart candidate? After all, Rittich has lit the Flames' crease on fire so far this season. That being said, coming out of nowhere like this at the age of 26 likely means his overall play and success might not be sustainable long-term.
Flames fine with eight-day road trip despite a few losses PITTSBURGH - Perspective matters. Look at the Calgary Flames' four-game road trip one way, and it looks like they went on a skid where they lost three games before hanging on for dear life and beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 on Saturday afternoon.
Penguins Postgame: Dan Kingerski's 3 Takeaways from Loss to Calgary PITTSBURGH - For those that prefer the video to the written, here is Dan Kingerski's postgame report from PPG Paints Arena after the Penguins loss to the Calgary Flames, Saturday. Dan drops the three important takeaways from the game including the Penguins middle lines, Justin Schultz and Zach Aston-Reese.
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