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Getting To Know: Curt Bennett

Getting To Know: Curt Bennett

thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 27 (yesterday)
Status: NHL center/winger for St. Louis, Atlanta and the Rangers from 1970 to 1980. Resides in Maui, where he owns Hawaii Waterfalls, which creates rock ponds and waterfalls. He also works in real estate. Career Accomplishments: Played college hockey at…
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  • Flames sign defenseman Cundari to one-year contract

    Flames sign defenseman Cundari to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)
    Defenseman Mark Cundari signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Calgary Flames, the team announced Saturday. Cundari, an undrafted player, appeared in four regular-season games with the Flames last season. He had six shots on goal, 10 hits...
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  • Flames sign top pick Sam Bennett

    Flames sign top pick Sam Bennett

    NHL.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    Sam Bennett, the fourth player taken in the 2014 NHL Draft, signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames, the team said Friday. No financial terms were disclosed. "It really is just a dream come true," Bennett told the Flam...
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  • Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews & Mario Lemieux lead list of a…

    Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews & Mario Lemieux lead list of all-time most uncomfortable NHLer commercials

    thehockeynews.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    Endorsing products has been a part of being a top talent in the NHL for nearly as long as the league has been in existence. Advertisers want the star power of hockey players, even if the low-key personalities of those players don’t make them natural pub…
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  • Flames expect Hiller to recover quickly: report

    Flames expect Hiller to recover quickly: report

    NHL.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    The Calgary Flames expect goaltender Jonas Hiller to be recovered quickly after an appendicitis attack last week. Hiller reportedly had minor surgery after experiencing the attack working out in Switzerland. "The procedure nowadays ... they ...
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  • Ortio signs two-year contract with Flames

    Ortio signs two-year contract with Flames

    NHL.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    Goaltender Joni Ortio has signed a two-year contract with the Calgary Flames, the team announced Thursday. Ortio played 10 games with the Flames last season, making his NHL debut Feb. 27. He was 4-5-0 with a 2.84 goals-against average. Playi...
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  • Who’s going to win the turtle race for 30th – and gain a franch…

    Who’s going to win the turtle race for 30th – and gain a franchise player?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    If Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel and Noah Hanifin are the top three amigos for the 2015 NHL draft, the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames are their top three suitors. Yesterday, my esteemed boss Jason Kay wrote a blog wondering if the …
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  • Flames sign center Colborne to two-year contract

    Flames sign center Colborne to two-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    Center Joe Colborne signed a two-year contract with the Calgary Flames, the team announced, avoiding an arbitration hearing scheduled for Aug. 1. Financial terms were not disclosed, but TSN reports it is worth $1.275 million annually. "There's ...
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  • Quick question: what the heck are the Avalanche doing with Ryan…

    Quick question: what the heck are the Avalanche doing with Ryan O’Reilly?

    The Colorado Avalanche are coming off a season that gave their fans legitimate hope the team could return to its heyday as one of the NHL’s powerhouse franchises. But their bizarre treatment of center Ryan O’Reilly is casting a shadow over some of that …
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  • Ever wanted to be an NHL mascot or anthem singer? Apply to the …

    Ever wanted to be an NHL mascot or anthem singer? Apply to the Calgary Flames

    Have you ever watched a professional sports mascot do his thing and think “well I could do better than that”? Have you ever heard a rendition of the national anthem that you didn’t particularly like, laughed at a singer for flubbing the lyrics, or slipp…
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  • Tom Renney faces huge challenges at Hockey Canada

    Tom Renney faces huge challenges at Hockey Canada

    When Bob Nicholson took over as president and CEO of Hockey Canada in 1998, few people outside the hockey industry knew who he was. Over the next 16 years, Nicholson went on to create a corporate monolith that generated millions of dollars in revenues a…
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  • Flames sign Hanowski, was part of Iginla trade

    Flames sign Hanowski, was part of Iginla trade

    NHL.com Jul 12
    Forward Ben Hanowski signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Calgary Flames, the team announced Saturday. Financial terms were not disclosed. Hanowski, 23, was acquired by the Flames from the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 27, 2013 in the tr...
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  • These 23 players can go to arbitration, if they’re not signed t…

    These 23 players can go to arbitration, if they’re not signed to extensions first

    The NHL’s arbitration process is scheduled to begin later this month. Twenty NHL players have filed for arbitration, while three players were taken to arbitration by their teams. Usually, these contracts are settled before the team and player have to fa…
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  • Canucks add Weisbrod to hockey operations staff

    Canucks add Weisbrod to hockey operations staff

    NHL.com Jul 7
    The Vancouver Canucks named John Weisbrod vice president of player personnel, the team announced Monday. Weisbrod joins the Canucks after serving three years as assistant general manager of player personnel for the Calgary Flames. He was dire...
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  • The top 10 undrafted players at NHL development camps

    The top 10 undrafted players at NHL development camps

    Many NHL teams have prospect development camps going on this week, with some already underway. These sessions are a great way to teach new draft picks how the organization works and get them familiar with their peers from past draft classes who are also…
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  • Top 5 controversies of the 2013-14 season

    Top 5 controversies of the 2013-14 season

    1. TORTORELLA CHARGES FLAMES DRESSING ROOM Every NHL team has its best-and-worst-case scenarios laid out before each season begins, but there’s no way the Vancouver Canucks could have envisioned the nightmare that was to unfold. The franchise stumbled a…
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  • Calgary Flames sign Raymond, Hiller, Engelland on first day of …

    Calgary Flames sign Raymond, Hiller, Engelland on first day of NHL free agency

    Calgary Flames sign Raymond, Hiller, Engelland on first day of NHL free agency
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  • Flames hand Deryk Engelland $8.7 million for reasons beyond hum…

    Flames hand Deryk Engelland $8.7 million for reasons beyond human understanding

    yahoo.com Jul 1
    Deryk Engelland is the newest member of the Calgary Flames, as the early stages of the Brian Burke era continue to be about the accumulation of truculence. Brian McGratton. Brandon Bollig. And now, three years of Deryk Engelland. At $2.9M. Per year. Tru…
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  • Mike Cammalleri pulls five years out of New Jersey

    Mike Cammalleri pulls five years out of New Jersey

    yahoo.com Jul 1
    The first “uh, how many years did he just get?” signing of the 2014 Free Agent Frenzy went to the New Jersey Devils, who gave free-agent forward Mike Cammalleri of the Calgary Flames a 5-year, $25-million contract on Tuesday Cammalleri turned 32 last mo…
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  • Video - Scary Incident In Canucks' Finale 02:01

    Scary Incident In Canucks' Finale

    Apr 14
    ESPN NHL Insider Craig Custance discusses Paul Byron's hit on Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin.
  • Video - Flames Burn Kings 01:11

    Flames Burn Kings

    Apr 9
    The Flames needed a shootout to beat the Kings 4-3.
  • Video - Flames Blank Devils 00:54

    Flames Blank Devils

    Apr 7
    Karri Ramo had 31 saves in the Flames' 1-0 win over the Devils.
  • Video - Flames Rally Past Rangers 00:42

    Flames Rally Past Rangers

    Mar 28
    Mike Cammalleri's goal in the final minute lifted the Flames to a 4-3 win over the Rangers.

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