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Jamie Benn leads Dallas Stars in 2-1 win over Calgary Flames

Jamie Benn leads Dallas Stars in 2-1 win over Calgary Flames

NHL.com thehockeynews.com Updated 21 hours ago
CALGARY - Jamie Benn had a goal and an assist as the Dallas Stars edged Calgary 2-1 on Friday to hand the Flames their seventh straight loss. Trevor Daley also scored for the Stars (15-10-4), while Kari Lehtonen, starting his fifth game in a ...
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  • Top 10 Norris candidates: Letang the leader?

    Top 10 Norris candidates: Letang the leader?

    thehockeynews.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    Year in and year out, one of the most heavily debated awards is the Norris Trophy. The award given to the NHL’s most outstanding defenseman has, in recent years, had a tendency not to go simply to the best defenseman, but rather the one with the most po…
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  • The Process vs. The Results for Oilers, Flames (Trending Topics…

    The Process vs. The Results for Oilers, Flames (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    The thing you hear people who have come to understand the game more fully in the past few years talk about a lot is “The Process.” The Process, in hockey, is everything. It's hard to define exactly what The Process is or isn't, because people may see it…
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  • Bob Hartley’s extension with Flames comes at a great time for B…

    Bob Hartley’s extension with Flames comes at a great time for Bob Hartley

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com ESPN.com Dec 17 (3 days ago)
    The Calgary Flames have been one of the NHL’s feel-good stories during the first two months of the 2014-15 season. The scrappy bunch have posted a 17-14-2 record and are tied with the Los Angeles Kings for the last wild card spot in the Western Conferen…
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  • Calgary Flames sign head coach Bob Hartley to multi-year contra…

    Calgary Flames sign head coach Bob Hartley to multi-year contract extension

    NHL.com Dec 17 (3 days ago)
    CALGARY - The Calgary Flames are locking up head coach Bob Hartley to a multi-year contract extension. He has guided the NHL team to a 17-14-2 record this season. The Flames are tied for eighth place in the Western Conference standings wit...
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  • Top 10 Calder Trophy candidates: Can anyone catch Filip Forsber…

    Top 10 Calder Trophy candidates: Can anyone catch Filip Forsberg?

    thehockeynews.com Dec 17 (3 days ago)
    There’s been no shortage of great stories this season, but one of the most surprising things is the cast of rookies who have quickly made names for themselves in the league. The thing with rookies is they’re one of the most difficult groups of players t…
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  • Rick Nash's two-goal night powers New York Rangers past Calgary…

    Rick Nash's two-goal night powers New York Rangers past Calgary Flames 5-2

    NHL.com ESPN.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)
    CALGARY - Rick Nash's bounce-back season continued Tuesday night, along with the New York Rangers winning streak. Nash scored his 19th and 20th goals of the season to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-2 victory over the Calgary Flames for thei...
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  • Teams delay hospital visits due to outbreak

    Teams delay hospital visits due to outbreak

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    In the wake of the baffling mumps outbreak that is wreaking havoc across the NHL, several teams have postponed their scheduled visits to local children's hospitals.
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  • Toronto Maple Leafs’ defiant win streak: For real or fooling us…

    Toronto Maple Leafs’ defiant win streak: For real or fooling us again?

    yahoo.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    There is perhaps no greater motivator in the NHL this season than defiance. The Detroit Red Wings were going to lose a coach and age out of the playoffs; instead, they lead the Atlantic. The Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames were written off in the West;…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Stewart still available, Blues and Jets may look…

    Rumor Roundup: Stewart still available, Blues and Jets may look for deals before trade freeze

    thehockeynews.com Dec 15 (5 days ago)
    With the NHL holiday trade freeze slated for midnight on Dec. 19, there’s increasing focus on Buffalo Sabres right wing Chris Stewart in the rumor mill. SI.com’s Allan Muir reports Sabres GM Tim Murray is reportedly willing to move the 27-year-old winge…
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  • Saad scores in 3rd as Chicago Blackhawks beat Calgary Flames 2-…

    Saad scores in 3rd as Chicago Blackhawks beat Calgary Flames 2-1

    NHL.com Dec 15 (6 days ago)
    CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks found a higher gear in the third period, and Brandon Saad helped finish off the Calgary Flames. Saad scored with 7:03 left, and the Blackhawks beat the Flames 2-1 on Sunday night for their 12th victory in the ...
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  • Saad scores in 3rd as Chicago Blackhawks beat Calgary Flames 2-…

    Saad scores in 3rd as Chicago Blackhawks beat Calgary Flames 2-1

    NHL.com Dec 14 (6 days ago)
    CHICAGO - Brandon Saad scored with 7:03 left in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Sunday night for their 12th victory in the last 14 games. After motoring past Calgary defenceman Mark Giordano, Saad t...
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  • Rogers Hometown Hockey celebrates St. Catharines

    Rogers Hometown Hockey celebrates St. Catharines

    NHL.com Dec 14 (7 days ago)
    Prior to the telecast Sunday of the Calgary Flames and Chicago Blackhawks on CITY in Canada, the NHL Network in the United States will televise the "Rogers Hometown Hockey" broadcast at 7:30 p.m. ET. This week's location is St. Catherines, Ontario...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Several teams looking at moves leading up to hol…

    Rumor Roundup: Several teams looking at moves leading up to holiday trade freeze

    With the NHL’s holiday trade freeze beginning at midnight on Dec. 19 there’s growing speculation over possible moves leading up to the deadline. ESPN.com’s Craig Custance reports Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray is willing to be creative after noting a rece…
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  • Comeau, Letang score in 1st period to lead Penguins to 3-1 win …

    Comeau, Letang score in 1st period to lead Penguins to 3-1 win over Flames

    NHL.com Dec 12
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Blake Comeau and Kris Letang scored early in the first period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. Rob Klinkhammer also scored to help the Penguins beat the Flames for the...
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  • Flames' Smid leaves game after Simon Despres makes contact with…

    Flames' Smid leaves game after Simon Despres makes contact with head (Video)

    yahoo.com Dec 12
    The Department of Player Safety has been busy lately, no? And if all goes as expected, they'll have another hearing on the horizon, this time with Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman, Simon Despres. On Friday evening, Calgary defenseman Ladislav Smid chased …
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  • Is Calgary D-man T.J. Brodie still a secret? He hopes so

    Is Calgary D-man T.J. Brodie still a secret? He hopes so

    T.J. Brodie is nowhere to be found in the Flames’ dressing room on a Tuesday afternoon at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, and it’s a little surprising given what he’s done this season. Etch out his name and peruse only his stats on paper. What you see is a…
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  • Nolan calls out Stewart, winger responds with fight after telli…

    Nolan calls out Stewart, winger responds with fight after telling media to “ask Lucic how soft” he is

    Amid rumors that Chris Stewart and the Buffalo Sabres are in their last days together, it appears the big bodied forward and coach Ted Nolan aren’t seeing eye-to-eye. On Tuesday, the 27-year-old forward was scratched for the Sabres game against the Los …
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  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 02:07

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Dec 18
    Check out some of the best goals, saves and hits from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Rangers Rule The Road 00:55

    Rangers Rule The Road

    Dec 16
    Rick Nash scored two goals, making his season total 20, in New York's 5-2 win over Calgary to sweep its Canadian road trip.
  • Video - Blackhawks Give Flames Fifth Straight Loss 00:41

    Blackhawks Give Flames Fifth Straight Loss

    Dec 14
    Patrick Sharp and Brandon Saad scored for Chicago, which beat Calgary 2-1.
  • Video - Penguins Cool Off The Flames 00:46

    Penguins Cool Off The Flames

    Dec 12
    Blake Comeau scored his ninth goal of the season in Pittsburgh's 4-1 win over Calgary, the Flames' fourth straight loss.

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    Dec 19
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    Dec 19
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