Rumor Roundup: Goaltending questions for several teams as off-season nears
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The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch lists the San Jose Sharks, Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames “and possibly” the St. Louis Blues as teams that could seek goaltending this summer. Free agency is one reason these clubs co…Share Tweet
yahoo.com 23 hours agoNo. 1 Star: Devan Dubnyk, Minnesota Wild Both Minnesota and Calgary are hanging on to playoff positions by their finger tips. Minnesota moved within 1-point of Chicago for the final spot in the Central in their 4-2 win over Calgary. As has been the norm…Share Tweet
Vanek buries a backhand for his 20th, Parise scores his 30th as Minnesota defeats Calgarythehockeynews.com 23 hours agoThomas Vanek marked 10 straight seasons of scoring at least 20 goals since making his NHL debut in 2005, when he smacked a flying puck past Calgary Flames’ netminder Karri Ramo to give the Wild a 2-1 lead in the third period on Friday night. It’s an adm…Share TweetNHL.com Mar 27 (yesterday)ST. PAUL, Minn. - Thomas Vanek and Mikko Koivu scored early in a three-goal third period and the Minnesota Wild pulled away to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Friday night. Matt Dumba and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota, which began the ...Share TweetIn the words of Kenny Loggins “This is it” for the Calgary Flames on their upcoming roadtrip. There are just eight games left for the advanced stat non-darlings and six come away from the friendly Scotiabank Saddledome confines. And there is some pressu…Share Tweet
NHL Playoff Death Watch: East races intensify; Flames knocked outside bubbleyahoo.com Mar 27 (yesterday)Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. Strap in … we’ve got a lot to unpack after Thursday night. Here’s what happened during a full slate of awesom…Share Tweet
Wild-card primer: who makes it and who misses in the East and West?thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)When the NHL changed the playoff format to include wild-card teams last season, it’s unlikely even they could have imagined a scenario in which the races for the final playoff berths in each conference would be this tight. With less than 10 games remain…Share Tweet
CHL playoffs: The most intriguing first-round matchupsthehockeynews.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)The CHL playoffs begin tonight and it’s going to be a lot of fun. Connor McDavid has one last chance to win it all with the Erie Otters in the Ontario League, but the powerfully-built Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds have designs of their own. Out in the Wes…Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)The Dallas Stars were going to be the spoiler for the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. The Stars had a 2-0 lead, blew it to the Calgary Flames, went up 3-2 late in the second period and then … let Deryk Engelland tie the game in the final 10 minute…Share TweetCALGARY - Ales Hemsky scored twice in regulation, Tyler Seguin had the only goal in the shootout, and the Dallas Stars beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 Wednesday night for their seventh win in eight games. Seguin got a shot past Karri Ramo in the ...Share Tweet
NHL Three Stars: Mason grounds Hawks; Hemsky damages Flames' hopesyahoo.com Mar 26 (3 days ago)No. 1. Star: Steve Mason, Philadelphia Flyers Stopped 34 of 35 Blackhawks shots on goal in a 4-1 victory. Mason improved to a 2.25 goals against average and .926 save percentage on the season. The win broke a two-game losing skid for Mason. The Flyers a…Share Tweet
Stars captain Benn questionable for WednesdayNHL.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn is questionable for the game Wednesday at the Calgary Flames. Benn sustained an undisclosed injury late in the Stars' 4-3 win against the Buffalo Sabres and did not practice Tuesday. "Jamie is a little bit o...Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 24 (5 days ago)Since we're down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation. The Western Conference bubble teams all did their duty on Monday night, as the Flames, Wild, Jets, Kings and …Share TweetNHL.com Mar 24 (5 days ago)CALGARY - Lance Bouma's willingness to get to the front of the net paid off for the Calgary Flames on Monday. Bouma scored the winner at 8:40 of the third period when he tipped a T.J. Brodie point shot past Semyon Varlamov as Calgary edged th...Share Tweet
NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tournamentthehockeynews.com Mar 23 (6 days ago)College hockey’s Frozen Four kicks off this week with 16 teams gunning for a spot in Boston, where the semifinal and final will be held in April. Regionals spread the squads across four cities and there is a lot of firepower at this year’s installment. …Share Tweet
Rene Bourque scores overtime winner as Blue Jackets edge Flames 3-2NHL.com Mar 21CALGARY - Rene Bourque scored his second of the game 4:01 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday. With prolonged pressure in the Flames end, Kevin Connauton's shot was stopped but Bourque...Share Tweet
Five unsung heroes of the 2014-15 seasonthehockeynews.com Mar 21Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is having a year for the history books. Almost singlehandedly, with unthinkable saves and stellar play, he’s guiding Montreal to the playoffs. For his efforts, there’s talk of Price not only taking home the Vezina Trophy…Share Tweet
Backchecking: Russian star Sergei Makarov speaks (very) softly but carried a huge stickthehockeynews.com Mar 21By Denis Gibbons Terry Crisp bent over backwards to show Sergei Makarov respect when the great Soviet winger came to play in the NHL for Calgary in 1989. One day the Flames coach was drawing up a play on the board, illustrating to Makarov how to positio…Share Tweet
'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL: Top 3 GoalsMar 17John 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.
Blues Shut Out FlamesMar 17Alexander Steen scored two goals in the Blues' 4-0 win over the Flames.
Flames Double Up DucksMar 11Matt Stajan and Johnny Gaudreau both scored twice in the Flames' 6-3 win over the Ducks.
Playoff Battle In Pacific DivisionMar 10With the Ducks running away with the division title, there could be four teams, including the defending champion Kings, battling for just two playoff spots.
ESPN NowMar 28Seven of the top 21 players at the top of Chad Ford's draft Big Board are in action tonight.
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ESPN NowMar 27It's that time of year. Florida guard Michael Frazier II has declared for the NBA draft. Frazier, who averaged 12.1 PPG as a junior, is ranked No. 84 ...