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Watch and listen to Flames’ Matt Stajan score series-winning go…

Watch and listen to Flames’ Matt Stajan score series-winning goal while mic’d up

thehockeynews.com Updated 19 hours ago
One of the great things about the playoffs every season is the NHL putting microphones on players to capture the audio from down on the ice. And every so often, they happen to mic up the perfect player in the perfect game. Case in point: Matt Stajan was…
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  • Canucks offense comes alive too late, Flames take first-round s…

    Canucks offense comes alive too late, Flames take first-round series in six

    While they weren’t huge underdogs coming into the first round, the Calgary Flames six-game series victory over the Vancouver Canucks could be considered somewhat of an upset. But it wasn’t so much the Flames that beat the Canucks as it was the Vancouver…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Hudler sends Flames onward; Keith's late heroi…

    NHL Three Stars: Hudler sends Flames onward; Keith's late heroics advance Hawks

    yahoo.com Apr 26 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Jiri Hudler, Calgary Flames The Flames forward was a dynamo against the Canucks in Calgary’s 7-4 come-from-behind series clinching win. He scored two goals and added two assists to help Calgary make the second round of the playoffs for the f…
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  • Flames pull Hiller in Game 6 against Canucks

    Flames pull Hiller in Game 6 against Canucks

    NHL.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    The Calgary Flames changed goaltenders in the first period of Game 6 of their Western Conference First Round series Saturday, replacing Jonas Hiller with backup Karri Ramo after the Vancouver Canucks scored on two of their first three shots. Br...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Would Lucic for Hall or Eberle help both teams?

    Rumor Roundup: Would Lucic for Hall or Eberle help both teams?

    thehockeynews.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    The Edmonton Oilers winning the 2015 draft lottery continues to resonate in the trade rumor mill. Their recent hiring of former Hockey Canada honcho Bob Nicholson as CEO and former Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli as GM and president of hockey operations provi…
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  • Canucks dominate Flames in crucial Game 5, stay alive with 2-1 …

    Canucks dominate Flames in crucial Game 5, stay alive with 2-1 victory

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)
    If you’re a believer in advanced statistics, Game 5 was the first time in the first-round tilt between Vancouver and Calgary that the Canucks controlled play in the way many had expected them to all series long. Entering the post-season, there were few …
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  • Daniel Sedin scores game winner to keep Canucks playoff hopes a…

    Daniel Sedin scores game winner to keep Canucks playoff hopes alive

    yahoo.com NHL.com deadspin.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)
    “I knew they're not just going to give their game away and go on vacation. We knew they would be coming. I knew I would face a few shots. I thought I was able to stop quite a few good ones early and help the team to stay in it, but you can't just sit ba…
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  • Nick Bonino finally solves Jonas Hiller with incredible top-she…

    Nick Bonino finally solves Jonas Hiller with incredible top-shelf snipe

    thehockeynews.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)
    Calgary’s first-round series against the Vancouver Canucks has been the Jonas Hiller show as the Flames netminder has stopped just about everything that has come his way through four games. In order to beat Hiller, the Canucks shooters have had to be ne…
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  • Vancouver's Alex Burrows out remainder of first round playoff s…

    Vancouver's Alex Burrows out remainder of first round playoff series

    yahoo.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)
    The Vancouver Canucks are down 3-1, which is a pretty poor spot for a team in any series. And now comes official word that Alex Burrows is out for the rest of the first round, which could only go one more game. What is Burrows’ problem? A broken rib was…
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  • Canucks offense – not goaltending – failing them when it matter…

    Canucks offense – not goaltending – failing them when it matters most

    thehockeynews.com Apr 22 (5 days ago)
    Canucks coach Willie Desjardins made the choice to go with goaltender Eddie Lack, not big free agent acquisition Ryan Miller, to start the first-round series against Calgary. And after allowing three goals on seven shots, Lack is going to take some heat…
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  • Calgary Flames push Canucks to elimination brink in 3-1 win

    Calgary Flames push Canucks to elimination brink in 3-1 win

    yahoo.com Apr 22 (5 days ago)
    The Calgary Flames are one win away from making past the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2003-04. The team that was supposed to be the easiest Western Conference opponent has proved difficult for the reeling Vancouver Canucks, as in…
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  • Jiri Hudler’s unreal no-look, between-the-legs pass sets up Joh…

    Jiri Hudler’s unreal no-look, between-the-legs pass sets up Johnny Gaudreau goal

    thehockeynews.com Apr 22 (5 days ago)
    Jiri Hudler is coming off the best years of his career, as he was one of the catalysts that pushed the Calgary Flames into the playoffs with a 31-goal, 76-point campaign. No matter how many highlights he may have created during the regular season, none …
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  • Video - Kings Blank Canucks 00:43

    Kings Blank Canucks

    Mar 12
    Tyler Toffoli scored his 20th goal of the season, while Jonathan Quick had 19 saves in Los Angeles' 4-0 win over Vancouver.
  • 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.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 10:33

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 10
    Jim Basquil and Scott Burnside look ahead to the final month of the regular season, the tight playoff race in the Pacific division and, with Mark Giordano out for the season, the new front-runner for the Norris Trophy.
  • Video - Canucks Edge Ducks 01:14

    Canucks Edge Ducks

    Mar 9
    Zack Kassian scored his 10th goal of the season in the third period to help the Canucks beat the Ducks 2-1.

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    Apr 27
    Three days before the 2015 draft, one thing is clear: The drama starts with the second pick. With Tampa Bay very likely to take quarterback Jameis Winston number one, Tennessee is in command with quarterback Marcus Mariota the likely target if anyone wa…
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    Apr 23
    FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
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    Apr 23
    Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
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    Apr 23
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