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Curtis Glencross wishes he didn’t take a hometown discount with…

Curtis Glencross wishes he didn’t take a hometown discount with Flames

thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 31 (2 days ago)
After scoring 13 goals and 35 points, Curtis Glencross remains without a deal for the 2015-16 season. And with the speedy winger still looking for a contract, he’s having some regrets about his prior four-year deal with the Calgary Flames. In May 2011, …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will Backes leave Blues next off-season?

    Rumor Roundup: Will Backes leave Blues next off-season?

    Scratch one big name from next summer’s list of top potential unrestricted free agents, as the Calgary Flames re-signed captain Mark Giordano on Tuesday to a six-year, 40.5-million extension. Still, a number of significant players remain eligible for UF…
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  • Mark Giordano signs monster 6-year, $40.5 million extension. Is…

    Mark Giordano signs monster 6-year, $40.5 million extension. Is Norris Trophy next?

    The Calgary Flames have locked up their captain and all-star defenseman to a long-term extension. It was announced Tuesday afternoon that Mark Giordano has inked a six-year extension with the Flames that will keep him in Calgary until the 2021-22 season…
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  • Flames sign defenseman Giordano to six-year contract

    Flames sign defenseman Giordano to six-year contract

    NHL.com Aug 25
    Mark Giordano got the long-term contract he and the Calgary Flames were seeking. But there was something missing. "In my opinion, if he didn't unfortunately go down with an injury, he's sitting here with a Norris Trophy," Flames general manager...
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  • Mike Keenan is Vladimir Lenin in gloriously weird KHL promo (Vi…

    Mike Keenan is Vladimir Lenin in gloriously weird KHL promo (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 25
    Like David Hasselhoff in Germany and “Terminator: Genisys” in China, Mike Keenan is kinda a big deal in Russia. He hasn’t coached in the NHL since splitting with the Calgary Flames in 2009, but Keenan has been with Magnitogorsk Metallurg in the Kontinen…
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  • AHL Logo Ranking: No. 21 – Stockton Heat

    AHL Logo Ranking: No. 21 – Stockton Heat

    (The AHL has undergone a season of change and one-third of the league has changed locations or logos for the 2015-16 season. Leading up to the new season, The Hockey News will be ranking the logos of the league’s teams and offering a brief look at the h…
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  • Flames' Gaudreau honored in native New Jersey

    Flames' Gaudreau honored in native New Jersey

    NHL.com Aug 19
    CALGARY, AB -- Calgary Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau was honoured in his home state on Wednesday, being inducted into the All-Sports Museum of Southern New Jersey. The 22-year-old is the youngest inductee into the All-Sports Museum of Southern ...
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  • Flames unveil plans for new arena complex in downtown Calgary

    Flames unveil plans for new arena complex in downtown Calgary

    Calgary’s Saddledome is currently the fourth oldest building in the entire NHL, but the Flames don’t plan on being there much longer after unveiling plans for a new arena complex to be built in downtown Calgary. Tuesday evening, the Flames ownership gro…
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  • Which Canadian team will reign supreme in 2015-16?

    Which Canadian team will reign supreme in 2015-16?

    While there’s no award given for finishing as the best Canadian team in the NHL, it’s always a point of pride for the seven clubs north of the border. In 2014-15, the Montreal Canadiens were practically carried by the incredible play of Carey Price, fin…
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  • Report: Setoguchi to join Maple Leafs. Can he rediscover his 30…

    Report: Setoguchi to join Maple Leafs. Can he rediscover his 30-goal ways?

    Devin Setoguchi’s 2014-15 campaign was forgettable, but he could be getting a shot to prove he still has some game left in him at the NHL level. This past season, Setoguchi began the campaign with the Calgary Flames on a one-year, $750,000 deal. Coming …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Big names set to hit open market next season

    Rumor Roundup: Big names set to hit open market next season

    This summer’s pool of unrestricted free agent talent was the shallowest in recent memory, but next summer’s crop promises to be considerably deeper. Here’s a look at several NHL stars who could be available by July 1, 2016. Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lig…
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  • Kings’ Dean Lombardi named GM of Team USA’s World Cup squad

    Kings’ Dean Lombardi named GM of Team USA’s World Cup squad

    The World Cup of Hockey is still a year away, but Team USA now has its management in place. Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi will serve as GM of the squad, with Philadelphia Flyers president Paul Holmgren as assistant GM, Calgary Flames president of h…
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  • Memorial Cup hosts land Michael Spacek, chase Brandon Hickey

    Memorial Cup hosts land Michael Spacek, chase Brandon Hickey

    The way Red Deer finished the 2014-15 campaign – a five-game, first-round loss to Medicine Hat – you’d be forgiven for wondering how they would turn things around in time to be tough hosts of the Memorial Cup this year. But in a flash of activity, GM an…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Calgary Flames from A to Zed

    Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Calgary Flames from A to Zed

    yahoo.com Aug 5
    (Ed. Note: August is known to be a very quiet month in the hockey world. As we wait for September to arrive and training camps to begin, let’s learn a little history about all 30 teams. Behold, our summer A-Z(ed) series, in which we ask fans of all 30 t…
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  • What's going on with Mark Giordano's extension? (Trending Topic…

    What's going on with Mark Giordano's extension? (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Aug 4
    It's been a relatively quiet offseason for the Calgary Flames, for whom almost all the shopping was done even before the free agency period began on July 1. There was the housekeeping associated with re-signing a few restricted free agents (on contracts…
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  • The five least effective trade deadline deals of 2014-15

    The five least effective trade deadline deals of 2014-15

    For the past week, the Toronto Blue Jays have owned the sports news cycle thanks to the club’s big time acquisitions of Troy Tulowitzki and David Price ahead of the MLB trade deadline. There’s one problem, though: there’s a possibility that neither trad…
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  • Sven Baertschi gets one-year, one-way deal with Canucks

    Sven Baertschi gets one-year, one-way deal with Canucks

    Sven Baertschi has suited up in a mere 69 NHL games since being selected 13th overall in the 2011 draft, but he could more than double that total next season. The Vancouver Canucks announced late Tuesday they have signed the 22-year-old Baertschi to a o…
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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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