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Calgary Flames fire coach Bob Hartley; Bruce Boudreau on radar?

On the heels of the Anaheim Ducks firing their coach Bruce Boudreau, the Calgary Flames have fired Bob Hartley. The timing suggests there may be something in the works — except Calgary's GM, Brad Treliving maintains that's not the case.

Flames almost out as Calgary blows lead, Anaheim takes control

The Cinderella run of the Calgary Flames is all but over. Their remarkable ways of winning late throughout the regular season and into the postseason abandoned them Friday night and lead to a 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks, leaving the Flames badly burnt.

Op-Ed: The Calgary Flames in tough against the Anaheim Ducks

Calgary - After surviving the Whiteout, the Anaheim Ducks are attempting to eliminate another Canadian team in their quest for the Stanley Cup. In their way is a team that is captivating their city as they continue to shock the hockey world.

Mindful Canuck Ryan Miller ready: 'Feels good to be in the fight'

It's hardly an adjective you often apply to athletes, at least it's not among the first that come to mind, but for Vancouver Canuck goalie Ryan Miller 'cerebral' works. That attribute was on fully display Friday when he spoke to media after practice.

Op-Ed: The Calgary Flames owe their success to Jay Feaster

Calgary - He was a much maligned general manager who was run out by Brian Burke who didn't like the Flames lack of size, but as the team battles the Vancouver Canucks for a trip to the second round of the NHL playoffs, Jay Feaster is a man without due credit.

Op-Ed: Fans count Canuckleheads out, say Vancouver is done like dinner

The Calgary Flames are playing great playoff hockey while the Vancouver Canucks...not so much. Mind you they have had good stretches, even in losses, but their fans aren't buying any of that. It seems that many are counting them out.

Vancouver Canucks Kevin Bieksa says Flames ‘Ferklund’ a dumb-dumb

The Vancouver Canucks executed perfect playoff hockey Friday night and came away with a 4-1 over the Calgary Flames to even their series at a game apiece. The game ended with some brawling, a bushel of penalties and at least one wonderful quote.

NHL’s Pacific Division features frontrunners and rebuilding teams

As the beginning of the NHL season looms, it’s time to review the teams' off-season moves as well as take a glimpse of what the 2014-15 NHL season may hold for them. Here’s a quick breakdown of how the Pacific division teams spent their summer.

Op-Ed: Daniel Sedin hit draws moronic remarks from Hartley, Brian Burke

Here's the thing about hits from behind, hits near the boards and on the numbers: it's a crap shoot. The player being hit might skate away unharmed or, like so many have, be severely concussed.

Leafs fan Flames in hopes to prevent year from going up in smoke Special

Margin for error the slimmest it's been all season, The Toronto Maple leafs snapped an eight game losing streak while playing host to the Calgary Flames Tuesday night at the Air Canada Center, keeping their playoff hopes alive for at least one more game.

Op-Ed: Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks fiasco all on Bob Hartley

Let's start here: the Calgary Flames are a pathetic excuse for an NHL hockey team and coach Bob Hartley should concentrate on making them a viable on-ice product. Not on fighting. Not on creating a circus-like atmosphere.

Calgary Flames turn table with win, shutout over Hurricanes

The Calgary Flames have been consistent of late, consistently losing while scoring few, if any, goals. On Monday the Flames, who'd been shut-out five times in their previous eight games, turned the table and shut out the Carolina Hurricanes, 2-0.

Brian Burke trades former first-rounder for tough-guy Westgarth

The Calgary Flames' acting general manger and team president Brian Burke has a reputation for talking tough. He also has a reputation for liking tougher players and on Monday he went out and acquired one for his team.

NHL Scores: Maple Leafs win again, 4-2 over Flames

Calgary - Playing back to back nights in the NHL is never easy, but the Toronto Maple leafs are just rolling with the punches this season and came away with another solid victory as the topped Calgary 4-2 on the road.

NHL News: Calgary Flames acquire forward T.J. Galiardi

Calgary - The Calgary Flames just made a big splash by adding three players in the first round of the 2013 NHL Draft and now the team has made a trade to acquire forward T.J. Galiardi from the San Jose Sharks.

Calgary Flames boss Ken King sets the record crooked for fans

If Calgary Flames fans were looking to find out where their NHL team is headed when they opened the Calgary Herald on Monday, it`s hard to say if they did. Club president, Ken King said lots of words but he may not have told fans a whole lot.

Oilers out: Edmonton now have longest NHL playoff drought

The Edmonton Oilers areofficially the holder of the most undesirable streak in the NHL. The Oilers lost their 20th game of this shortened season last night and in doing so were eliminated from the playoffs for the 7th straight season.

NHL: Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla traded to Penguins

Calgary - The face of the Calgary Flames franchise and captain for nine seasons, Jarome Iginla has been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins. A native Albertan, Iginla was a dedicated Flame and was instrumental in winning Olympic gold for Canada in 2002.

Miikka Kiprusoff out longer, Calgary Flames grab Joey MacDonald

As of Tuesday, the Calgary Flames have a new goalie. The Flames picked up much-traveled Joey MacDonald off of waivers and announced number one goalie ,Miikka Kiprusoff, is out at least two weeks.

Op-Ed: Canadian NHL playoff-bound teams in 2013 may again be just 2

Right from the get-go this 2013 NHL season will be a sprint. The absence of 34 games will naturally make the 48 games each team plays, all in some 99 days, all the more meaningful and that could lead to surprises, in standings and in individual races.

Op-Ed: Why are Canadian NHL teams struggling so much to win the cup?

It has been almost 19 years since a Canadian team last won the Stanley Cup. The Montreal Canadiens were the most recent Canadian team to bring Lord Stanley's trophy on Canadian soil. Why does this slump seem never ending?

Canada could support nine National Hockey League teams

Ottawa - The future of the National Hockey League in Canada could easily include another two franchises, according to a study released on Thursday.

NHL: 2011 Hockey Hall of Fame class is a special one for Toronto Special

Toronto - As is the case every November, hockey’s finest was celebrated with another special night in Toronto as four of NHL’s past stars were inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

NHL news: Flames trade Langkow for Stempniak, Ryder drops the Cup

In recent NHL news, the Calgary Flames traded Daymond Langkow to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for Lee Stempniak, while Bruins' forward Michael Ryder celebrated his day with the Stanley Cup after it fell to the ground.

NHL: Flames promote Feaster and resign Glencross

If a team’s success or failure is solely based on whether they make or miss the playoffs then the Calgary Flames season was a definite failure as they finished in 10th place in the Western Conference.

NHL: Flames Topple Canadiens in Heritage Classic

Black paint, fedoras and even Jacques Plante’s mask were all a part of tonight’s Tim Hortons Heritage Classic in Calgary as the Flames and Montreal Canadiens took the ice outside at McMahon Stadium (home of the CFL’s Calgary Stampeders).

Hockey: Toronto Maple Leafs player-trading flurry

Toronto -- The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced player trades involving the Calgary Flames and the Anaheim Ducks. Notable players acquired for the blue and white are Dion Phaneuf and Jean-Sebastien Giguere.

Theo Fleury's Comeback Flame Blown Out In Calgary

Reports out of Calgary earlier this afternoon are saying that the Flames have released Theoren Fleury after the 41-year-old hockey player tried to crack the team's regular season lineup in training camp.

NHL 4-3 Win over the Flames keeps Avalanche Playoff Hopes Alive

With a win over the Flames, the Avs playoff hopes are still alive, but still in Calgary's hands.

Calgary 1 Win Away From Securing Playoff Spot

With a 3-2 win over Vancouver (3/31/07), the Calgary Flames have almost secured a playoff position, and dashed the Avalanche's playoff dreams.

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