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Johnny Gaudreau stays hot after all-star break in Flames' 4-1 w…

Johnny Gaudreau stays hot after all-star break in Flames' 4-1 win over Sabres

NHL.com Updated 16 hours ago
CALGARY - Forty-eight hours after playing in his first all-star game, Johnny Gaudreau was back in Calgary and making the type of impact that earned the Flames rookie an invite to the NHL's gala weekend. Gaudreau scored his 14th and 15th goals...
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  • The Hot List: Nicolas Roy can shoot with a stick or a rifle

    The Hot List: Nicolas Roy can shoot with a stick or a rifle

    thehockeynews.com 4 hours ago
    The busy season continues, with lots to report on in the prospect world. The CHL Top Prospects Game was last week, while the North American League Prospects Tournament field was just announced. Toss in the American League’s All-Star Game and there’s a l…
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  • Calgary Flames take aim at post-season with goaltending tandem …

    Calgary Flames take aim at post-season with goaltending tandem of Hiller, Ramo

    NHL.com Jan 27 (yesterday)
    CALGARY - The Calgary Flames have reverted to the two-goalie tandem of Jonas Hiller and Karri Ramo after Joni Ortio's short, but successful stint with the NHL team. The Flames remain in position to end a five-year playoff following a goaltend...
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  • Flames recall Baertschi, two others from AHL

    Flames recall Baertschi, two others from AHL

    NHL.com Jan 26 (2 days ago)
    CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled forwards Sven Baertschi and David Wolf, and defenceman Tyler Wotherspoon from the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League. Baertschi, a native of Langenthal, Switz...
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  • Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    thehockeynews.com Jan 26 (2 days ago)
    With the 2015 NHL All-Star Game now history and teams returning to action on Tuesday, the focus shifts toward the approaching NHL trade deadline on March 2. It’s expected trade activity will increase over the next five weeks as more clubs fall out of pl…
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  • With Lightning's Johnson injured, Flames' Gaudreau added to all…

    With Lightning's Johnson injured, Flames' Gaudreau added to all-star game

    NHL.com yahoo.com Jan 24 (4 days ago)
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Johnny Gaudreau sweated it out for a couple days before finally being added to the NHL all-star game as an injury replacement. Gaudreau, the Calgary Flames forward already at all-star weekend as a rookie to take part in the s...
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  • Lovejoy sends streaking Ducks past Flames

    Lovejoy sends streaking Ducks past Flames

    ESPN.com NHL.com Jan 22 (7 days ago)
    Ben Lovejoy had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 30 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks headed into the All-Star break on a five-game winning streak with a 6-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.
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  • ECHL team honors Atlanta Flames with new alternate jerseys

    ECHL team honors Atlanta Flames with new alternate jerseys

    With the Atlanta Thrashers packing up in 2011 and moving north of the border to become the Winnipeg Jets, the hope that the team would ever pay homage to hockey’s history in Georgia died. But never fear, Atlanta Flames fans, because the ECHL’s Gwinnett …
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  • This Week in The Hockey News magazine: February 16, 2015

    This Week in The Hockey News magazine: February 16, 2015

    THN's Feb. 16 edition is our annual Rookie Issue, looking at the best freshman from around the NHL. We go in-depth with the Flames pint-sized phenom, Johnny Gaudreau, the soon-to-be Calder-winner Filip Forsberg, 2013's No
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  • Cause of Toronto's woes; Jack Capuano deserves more credit (Puc…

    Cause of Toronto's woes; Jack Capuano deserves more credit (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jan 21
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • You can’t deflate hockey pucks via Adirondack Flames [Twitter] • Why are the M…
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  • Flames activate Ramo, recall Wotherspoon from AHL

    Flames activate Ramo, recall Wotherspoon from AHL

    NHL.com Jan 20
    Goaltender Karri Ramo was activated off injured reserve Tuesday by the Calgary Flames, who recalled defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon from Adirondack of the American Hockey League. The Flames created roster space for Ramo and Wotherspoon by placing ...
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  • Dennis Wideman scored an OT winner that shocked everyone in the…

    Dennis Wideman scored an OT winner that shocked everyone in the building

    Monday night’s game between the Calgary Flames and Los Angeles Kings is one of those you remember for many reasons once the season is over. For the entire 64-minute contest, the action was great, fans got a glimpse of 3-on-3 overtime, and the finish was…
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  • Dennis Wideman scores late in OT, and Calgary Flames rally past…

    Dennis Wideman scores late in OT, and Calgary Flames rally past LA Kings 2-1

    NHL.com Jan 20
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dennis Wideman scored 4:08 into overtime, and the Calgary Flames rallied past the Los Angeles Kings for their fourth straight victory, 2-1 Monday night. Sean Monahan tied it with 6:05 left in regulation for the Flames, w...
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  • Fighting in the NHL: Should it stay or go?

    Fighting in the NHL: Should it stay or go?

    Depending on which team you ask, the opening-whistle line brawl between Calgary and Vancouver last season was either a stupid distraction or just what the doctor ordered. When Flames coach Bob Hartley started noted heavyweights such as Brian McGrattan a…
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  • Why there’s no reason to panic over Kings’ shaky January

    Why there’s no reason to panic over Kings’ shaky January

    As of Friday, the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings are a mere one point ahead of the Calgary Flames for the final wild card spot in the Western Conference. But Kings fans shouldn’t worry for a second. It’s not that they have the experien…
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  • Shut up about the ‘Johnny Hockey’ trademark

    Shut up about the ‘Johnny Hockey’ trademark

    So apparently there’s a controversy out West because Calgary Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau and his agent decided to trademark the nickname ‘Johnny Hockey.’ This is a stupid, non-story. Timing is a funny thing: I just put the finishing touches on a story…
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  • Fleischmann scores winner as Panthers edge Flames 6-5

    Fleischmann scores winner as Panthers edge Flames 6-5

    NHL.com Jan 10
    CALGARY - Thomas Fleischmann scored at 16:51 of the third period to lead the Florida Panthers to a wild 6-5 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday. Fleischmann lifted a backhand over both Calgary defenceman Kris Russell and goalie Jonas Hiller...
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  • Video - Ducks Double Up Flames 00:59

    Ducks Double Up Flames

    Jan 21
    The Ducks beat the Flames 6-3 for their fifth straight win.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 11:53

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Jan 20
    John Buccigross and Barry Melrose preview the upcoming All-Star Weekend, look at the chances Eric Staal could be moved from Carolina, and ask if it's time for the Kings to start worrying about making the playoffs.
  • Video - Gaudreau Seeks 'Johnny Hockey' Trademark 01:39

    Gaudreau Seeks 'Johnny Hockey' Trademark

    Jan 14
    Danny Kanell and Adnan Virk discuss Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau's interest in patenting and trademarking "Johnny Hockey" in both the United States and Canada.
  • Video - Panthers Slip Past Flames 01:29

    Panthers Slip Past Flames

    Jan 9
    The Panthers scored two goals in the third period and went on to beat the Flames 6-5.

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