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Flames lead Pacific Division to All-Star triumph Led by performances by Calgary Flames representatives Matthew Tkachuk, David Rittich and Mark Giordano, the Pacific Division won the annual All-Star Game three-on-three tournament and captured a $1 million prize. The opening game for the Pacific Division was really loose and fun.
Proof of his progress, Flames prospect Gawdin to skate among AHL all-stars In the hockey biz, this sort of reference speaks volumes. "I remember when we signed him, talking to his junior coach at the time and he just raved about him," said Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving of forward prospect Glenn Gawdin.
Flames Top 25 Under 25 Mid-Year Review: Part 1 Welcome to our mid-season review of this past summer's annual Top 25 Under 25 rankings. For those who need a reminder, it's a ranking of the Top 25 players under the age of 25 heading into the season. If you want to read some of the old articles from last summer, click here.
FGD: The All-Star Game Are you ready for a few hours of goofy fun? The 2020 NHL All-Star Game goes tonight in Saint Louis, with teams representing the NHL's four divisions going head to head in three on three competition to determine who wants to split a million dollars. The festivities begin at 6 p.m.
Trade deadline primer: Calgary Flames With the trade deadline now less than a month away, we will be taking a closer look at the situation for each team over the coming weeks. Where do they stand, what do they need to do, and what assets do they have to fill those needs? Next up is a look at the Calgary Flames.
Stockton's Russian trio helping fuel their success The Stockton Heat lost 4-3 in overtime on Friday night, finishing off their schedule prior to the American Hockey League's All-Star Break. The Heat head into the break third overall in the AHL by points percentage. One of the things that has worked for the Heat this season has been their influx of Russian players.
Don't Sell The Farm, Pa! The Result: While not technically a deadline deal, had the Coyotes not jumped out ahead of the curve, Hall certainly would've been the frontrunner name when that time came around. Set to become a UFA after this season, the signing lacks the extended term of the three previously discussed deals.
Calgary Flames trio strike out at NHL skills competition The Calgary Flames sent two players to the NHL all-star game this weekend in David Rittich, Mark Giordano, and Matthew Tkachuk - each of whom saw some time in the skills competition Friday night.
PHWA announces mid-season awards The Professional Hockey Writers Association, of which I'm a member, released its 2020 mid-season awards earlier this week. While no Calgary Flames placed in the top three in any voting, since I participated in the awards it's probably worth a chuckle to break the results down a bit.
The Tinderbox Ep. 19: It's The Ask Us Anything Edition Of The Tinderbox We answer your Flames related questions on this episode of The Tinderbox.
Calgary Flames Midseason Review & Odds Update The Calgary Flames will have their work cut out for them down the stretch of the NHL regular season if they are to repeat as Pacific Division champions. The Flames have enjoyed a steady run going into this weekend's all-star break, posting wins in six of their past eight contests.
Hitmen Report: the in-between time The Calgary Hitmen are marching their way towards the Western Hockey League playoffs. They can't really move up or down in the standings, so the next few weeks will be challenging as they try to get into playoff form without a ton at stake in their games.
Flames storylines to follow at the all-star skills competition The Calgary Flames will have some of their biggest stars on full display at this week's NHL all-star festivities. Matthew Tkachuk, arguably the Flames' most important and valuable player, will be participating in his very first all-star event in his hometown of Saint Louis.
Which defenceman to deal at the deadline? The rumblings sound everywhere. It is no secret. The Calgary Flames are shopping for a top six forward that whips pucks from his right hand. If management is already browsing the aisles for potential purchases though, they must also be fiddling with their wallets for someone to swap.
NHL all-stars curious to see how Edmonton Oilers' rivalry with Tkachuk plays out Even though Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl missed Thursday's media session ahead of the NHL's all-star weekend, the Edmonton Oilers' renewed rivalry with the Calgary Flames - and namely Matthew Tkachuk - was still front and centre. Hughes, a rookie defenceman for the Vancouver Canucks, added he'll be watching the locker room dynamic closely.
All-Star game in St. Louis is a family affair for Tkachuks When the National Hockey League announced that the All-Star game was heading to Saint Louis, of course, the Tkachuks had hoped. These things aren't a guarantee, as so many things can happen during the course of a season; an invite is based on many things, one of which is performance.
Tkachuk billboards go up in Edmonton as total funds raised tops $67,000 Drivers in Edmonton were reminded of much-maligned Calgary Flames winger Matthew Tkachuk Wednesday, after billboards featuring the feisty forward popped up in Alberta's capital. The advertisement, featuring Tkachuk's No. 19 and boasting "Matthew Tkachuk's friendship tour coming Jan.
2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by Odds Shark Ep. 33 f/Scott Hastings - "Wailing On The Pecs" Dusty then hosts a round of Family Feud: Top Goal-Scorers Edition! Popeyes Poll Question: Who Will Win the Hart Trophy? Keep It or Clip It:. Watch Today's Episode Below! Watch 2 Guys and a Goalie every Monday and Thursday on Facebook Live starting at Noon MST.
A Look at the Calgary Flames' 2020 All-Stars The Calgary Flames are sending a few players to the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star game in Saint Louis, MO this year. It's a deserving honor for those selected, two of whom are making their first career appearance at the event, and one who might be making his final one.
TXHT Jersey Share - Cool Hockey Mystery Box Series Part 2 In today's edition of the jerseys received from the Mystery Boxes purchased from CoolHockey.com, we take a look at the Calgary Flames third jersey they did when Reebok was doing the NHL jerseys. This Flames alternate jersey was unveiled on October 27th, 2013 and was worn during the 2014-14 season through the 2015-16 season.
Elias Lindholm leads the most important developments of Calgary's first half With the Flames at the break, and thus the unofficial midway mark, it's a good chance to look back at what we've seen through 50 games. While frustrating inconsistency has been one of this season's main themes, we've still seen three positive developments.
Glenn Gawdin and Luke Philp: the under-estimated prospects As we're looked back on last summer's Top 20 Prospect Rankings, you might notice a pair of prominent Stockton Heat players that weren't mentioned. Two of the top scorers in the American Hockey League - Glenn Gawdin and Luke Philp - didn't crack the list.
Johnny Gaudreau After being considered a candidate for the league's Most Valuable Player last season, there were high hopes that Gaudreau would lead the Flames to similar success this season.
No Calgary Flames listed in TSN mid-season top-50 player ranking No Calgary Flames were listed in the TSN's mid-season top-50 player.
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