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Bob Hartley fined $50,000; Deryk Engelland instigator rescinded…

Bob Hartley fined $50,000; Deryk Engelland instigator rescinded from Friday line brawl

yahoo.com Updated 15 hours ago
Calgary coach Bob Hartley has been fined $50,000 for the antics by his Flames during Friday’s Game 2 line brawl against Vancouver. And the instigator penalty on Flames defenseman Deryk Engelland who racked up 42 penalty minutes in the third period of Fr…
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  • NHL fines Flames coach Hartley for incident in playoff loss to …

    NHL fines Flames coach Hartley for incident in playoff loss to Vancouver

    NHL.com 15 hours ago
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL fined Calgary head coach Bob Hartley US$50,000 on Saturday for his responsibility in an incident late in the Flames' playoff loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night. Vancouver evened the series at one game apiec...
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  • Canucks, Flames start ‘sending messages’ after Vancouver win

    Canucks, Flames start ‘sending messages’ after Vancouver win

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    Did you hear that? That sound? That unmistakable noise echoing through Rogers Arena? That was the sound of messages being sent. Words being had. Fires being lit, and tensions coming to a boil. No, not during the game, a smooth 4-1 win by Vancouver over …
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  • Canucks’ Eddie Lack defends his crease with blocker punches

    Canucks’ Eddie Lack defends his crease with blocker punches

    thehockeynews.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    Canucks goalie Eddie Lack showed some fire on Friday, throwing a few punches with his blocker after a scrum at the Vancouver net. Most of Lack’s goalie-gloved fury was directed at the Calgary Flames’ Brandon Bollig, who accidentally-on-purpose fell on h…
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  • Gary Bettman: No need to change NHL standings point system

    Gary Bettman: No need to change NHL standings point system

    yahoo.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    Does a three-point NHL standings point system appeal to you? Then you’re probably not a Calgary Flames player, coach or fan. The Flames would have missed the playoffs under a system that awarded three points for a regulation win, two points for any type…
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  • Home ice advantage doesn't help Canucks as they fall to Flames …

    Home ice advantage doesn't help Canucks as they fall to Flames in Game 1

    NHL.com yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - Playoff experience and home ice advantage were concepts that eluded the Vancouver Canucks in Game 1 of their post-season opener with Calgary. Kris Russell's goal with 30 seconds left to play on Wednesday gave the Calgary Flames a ...
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  • Calgary Flames sign college standout goalie Jon Gillies to cont…

    Calgary Flames sign college standout goalie Jon Gillies to contract

    NHL.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    CALGARY - The Calgary Flames have signed goaltender Jon Gillies to a three-year, entry-level contract. Calgary drafted Gillies 75th overall in the third round of the 2012 NHL entry draft. Gillies, 21, made 49 saves for Providence in a 4-3 ...
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  • Mark Giordano ahead of schedule, could return if Flames advance

    Mark Giordano ahead of schedule, could return if Flames advance

    thehockeynews.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    First it was Chicago winger Patrick Kane making an early return for the Blackhawks, and now there’s potential for Calgary defenseman Mark Giordano to be back with the Flames earlier than expected. Giordano, who has been on the shelf since Feb. 25 with a…
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  • Prospect Hot List: Vande Sompel charging from the back in Oshaw…

    Prospect Hot List: Vande Sompel charging from the back in Oshawa

    thehockeynews.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    The Frozen Four is in the books and it was a classic, with Providence College winning its first-ever hockey title over Boston University. But the season still might not be over for Terriers frosh Jack Eichel, as he and Nashville pick Jimmy Vesey of Harv…
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  • Robyn Regehr officially announces retirement after 15 seasons

    Robyn Regehr officially announces retirement after 15 seasons

    thehockeynews.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    After a 15-year NHL career, blueliner Robyn Regehr has decided it’s time for him to hang up his skates. With the Los Angeles Kings’ season ending and Regehr, 34, having suited up for nearly 1,100 regular season contests, he has decided to walk away from…
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  • Milan Lucic’s state-of-mind, Leafs’ implosion prove mental side…

    Milan Lucic’s state-of-mind, Leafs’ implosion prove mental side of sports is a massive influence on winning

    thehockeynews.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)
    In the wake of the Bruins’ shocking fall out of a playoff spot, GM Peter Chiarelli shared this tidbit of information that won’t please Bruins fans: Chiarelli: Lucic said he was "not in right frame of mind going into season" after Montreal seri…
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  • Personal picks for the first round of the NHL playoffs or: How …

    Personal picks for the first round of the NHL playoffs or: How I stopped worrying and learned to love the unexpected

    thehockeynews.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)
    There are many perks that accompany being a hockey writer, and one of them is knowing that, despite not being invested emotionally in any franchise, you will be accused at one point in time or another of having it out for every NHL franchise. And I can …
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  • Flames sign forward Hathaway to entry-level contract

    Flames sign forward Hathaway to entry-level contract

    NHL.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)
    CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed forward Garnet Hathaway to an entry-level contract. Hathaway, a native of Kennebunkport, Maine, is in his second season in the American Hockey League and has played 71 game...
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  • 2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary…

    2015 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames

    thehockeynews.com Apr 12 (7 days ago)
    HOW THEY WIN CANUCKS: Henrik and Daniel Sedin are back as marquee NHLers. When Vancouver’s secondary scoring dried up in the second half, the Sedins played their best hockey, cycling the puck like they did in their glory days. The likes of Nick Bonino n…
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  • Playoff field set: Senators, Penguins get in

    Playoff field set: Senators, Penguins get in

    NHL.com Apr 11
    The Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins won their way into the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Saturday. The New York Islanders and Calgary Flames lost to hand over home-ice advantage to their first-round opponents. Ottawa capped an amazing run ...
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  • Sam Bennett scores his first NHL point 33 seconds into his Flam…

    Sam Bennett scores his first NHL point 33 seconds into his Flames debut

    With the playoffs ahead, most of the Calgary Flames will try to put Saturday’s 5-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets behind them. But for 18-year-old rookie Sam Bennett, the last game of the season had two big firsts he’ll want to remember. Bennett skated in hi…
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  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals 01:16

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL: Top 3 Goals

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross and Barry Melrose count down the top three goals of the week from the NHL, including a superhero-like diving goal from Panthers forward Derek MacKenzie.
  • Video - Blues Shut Out Flames 01:08

    Blues Shut Out Flames

    Mar 17
    Alexander Steen scored two goals in the Blues' 4-0 win over the Flames.
  • Video - Flames Double Up Ducks 01:33

    Flames Double Up Ducks

    Mar 11
    Matt Stajan and Johnny Gaudreau both scored twice in the Flames' 6-3 win over the Ducks.
  • Video - Playoff Battle In Pacific Division 01:37

    Playoff Battle In Pacific Division

    Mar 10
    With the Ducks running away with the division title, there could be four teams, including the defending champion Kings, battling for just two playoff spots.

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