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Five reasons why Sam Bennett should stay in the NHL; five reaso…

Five reasons why Sam Bennett should stay in the NHL; five reasons why he should go back to junior

thehockeynews.com Updated 20 hours ago
Sam Bennett has been Calgary’s best player in the two NHL pre-season games he’s played. Despite that, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 draft is likely headed back to the Ontario League’s Kingston Frontenacs for the bulk of the season. Here are five r…
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  • Michael Ferland scores twice as Flames keep Avalanche winless i…

    Michael Ferland scores twice as Flames keep Avalanche winless in preseason with 2-1 victory

    thehockeynews.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Michael Ferland scores twice as Flames keep Avalanche winless in preseason with 2-1 victory
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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Calgary Flames

    Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Calgary Flames

    yahoo.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    (The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handicap the winners and losers can sometimes leave us speechless. So we decided to break down all 30 teams with the next best thing to words: Emojis!) Last Season In Emojis Last Season, In Su…
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  • Preseason roundup: Miller's Canucks debut success

    Preseason roundup: Miller's Canucks debut success

    NHL.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    Ryan Miller stopped all seven shots he faced in his debut with the Vancouver Canucks, and Henrik Sedin assisted on three power-play goals in a 3-0 preseason win against the Calgary Flames at Rogers Center on Friday. Miller played 30:22. Joacim ...
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  • Miller and Eriksson share shutout as Canucks blank Flames

    Miller and Eriksson share shutout as Canucks blank Flames

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    VANCOUVER - Ryan Miller and Joacim Eriksson shared an 18-save shutout and Henrik Sedin furnished three assists as the Vancouver Canucks blanked the Calgary Flames 3-0 on Friday night in NHL pre-season action. Vancouver improved to 3-1 in exhi...
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  • Hunter Shinkaruk impressive for Canucks in 3-1 victory over Fla…

    Hunter Shinkaruk impressive for Canucks in 3-1 victory over Flames

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    CALGARY - Hunter Shinkaruk is back with the Vancouver Canucks, healthy, and off to a great start this pre-season. Playing in front of a bunch of friends and family in his hometown, Shinkaruk scored his second goal in as many games on Thursday...
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  • Local Flames give Sylvan Lake a memorable night

    Local Flames give Sylvan Lake a memorable night

    NHL.com Sep 24 (5 days ago)
    SYLVAN LAKE, Alberta -- This day was created as a celebration of hockey in small towns across Canada, so it was fitting the NHL preseason game at the end of 2014 Kraft Hockeyville was complete with a game-winning goal that was manufactured in Albe...
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  • Curtis Glencross scores OT winner for Flames in 4-3 pre-season …

    Curtis Glencross scores OT winner for Flames in 4-3 pre-season win over Coyotes

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com Sep 24 (5 days ago)
    SYLVAN LAKE, Alta. - Curtis Glencross scored the overtime winner for the Calgary Flames in a 4-3 pre-season victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday. Glencross tipped in a shot from the blue-line from Kris Russell for a power-play goal a...
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  • More muscled Sean Monahan prepares for next step with the Calga…

    More muscled Sean Monahan prepares for next step with the Calgary Flames

    More muscled Sean Monahan prepares for next step with the Calgary Flames
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  • Ryan out with concussion; Suter discusses loss of his father; n…

    Ryan out with concussion; Suter discusses loss of his father; new Rick Nash (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Sep 22
    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. • Calgary Flames goalie Brad Thiessen immortalizes Harvey The Hound on his new b…
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  • Brodie scores winner as Flames beat Oilers 1-0 in pre-season sp…

    Brodie scores winner as Flames beat Oilers 1-0 in pre-season split-squad action

    CALGARY - For a while now, the message for T.J. Brodie has been to shoot the puck more — which is exactly what he did on Sunday night. Brodie scored the only goal on a slapshot as the Calgary Flames opened up the pre-season Sunday night with ...
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  • Flames prez Burke: Would have axed Rice

    Flames prez Burke: Would have axed Rice

    ESPN.com Sep 19
    Brian Burke believes players who take aggression from the ice into their personal lives don't deserve to earn professional-athlete wages.
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  • Flames' Burke: 'Unacceptable' for athletes to bring aggression …

    Flames' Burke: 'Unacceptable' for athletes to bring aggression from sports into personal life

    Flames' Burke: 'Unacceptable' for athletes to bring aggression from sports into personal life
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  • Goaltending, goalscoring the themes of Calgary Flames training …

    Goaltending, goalscoring the themes of Calgary Flames training camp

    Goaltending, goalscoring the themes of Calgary Flames training camp
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  • The top 10 fighters to watch this season

    The top 10 fighters to watch this season

    If you like a good scrap, you might find yourself a bit under siege lately in the hockey world. Regulations are tightening up, though the powers-that-be still maintain that organic fights, rather than staged bouts, are still part of the game. And even t…
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  • Oilers offer tryout to forward Westgarth

    Oilers offer tryout to forward Westgarth

    NHL.com Sep 16
    Forward Kevin Westgarth has been invited to the Edmonton Oilers' training camp on a tryout basis, the team announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 234-pound wing split last season between the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames and had four goals a...
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  • With camp just around the corner, 'Johnny Hockey' turning heads…

    With camp just around the corner, 'Johnny Hockey' turning heads with the Flames

    With camp just around the corner, 'Johnny Hockey' turning heads with the Flames
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  • Why Kevin Hayes chose the New York Rangers

    Why Kevin Hayes chose the New York Rangers

    Kevin Hayes is one of the biggest names playing at the Traverse City prospects tournament in Michigan. Heck, he’s been one of the biggest names in hockey this summer. That’s because his senior season at Boston College was so scintillating that teams wer…
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  • Anaheim Ducks will win the Stanley Cup…in our alternate predict…

    Anaheim Ducks will win the Stanley Cup…in our alternate predictions

    The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings are, in the opinion of the deep thinkers at The Hockey News, the class of the NHL. Chicago is our pick to win the Cup, while the defending champs have, by far, the best chance of preventing that from happenin…
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  • Top 10 NHL personalities

    Top 10 NHL personalities

    More than ever, the professional sports world focuses on personality to help sell their products. In the hockey business, that’s been tougher to do thanks to a culture that discourages individualism in the name of team success. But the NHL still has a n…
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  • Sam Bennett begins NHL journey with Calgary Flames rookie tourn…

    Sam Bennett begins NHL journey with Calgary Flames rookie tournament

    Sam Bennett begins NHL journey with Calgary Flames rookie tournament
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  • Why the NHL should copy baseball’s playoff format

    Why the NHL should copy baseball’s playoff format

    If the NHL playoffs were similar in spirit to Major League Baseball’s, there’s a good chance the Los Angeles Kings wouldn’t have won the Stanley Cup in 2012. They would’ve had to play the Calgary Flames in a one-game showdown just to get into the playof…
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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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