/ Jun 9, 2016

NHL sues union to restore Wideman ban

The NHL on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against its players union, seeking to restore a 20-game suspension against Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman that a “neutral” arbitrator later cut in half.In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the NHL said ...

Ducks move into first place with rout of Flames

/ Mar 31, 2016

Ducks move into first place with rout of Flames

The Calgary Flames still haven’t figured out how to beat the Anaheim Ducks on the road. Now they’ll have at least six more months to think about ending one of the longest droughts in team sports.Jakob Silfverberg scored twice, Ryan Kesler had a goal ...

NHL bans Wideman 20 games for hit on ref

/ Feb 4, 2016

NHL bans Wideman 20 games for hit on ref

The NHL barred Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman 20 games on Wednesday for cross-checking a linesman last week, the second-longest suspension in NHL history for abusing an official.Wideman was suspended for violating the league rule on physical abuse of officials after he knocked down ...

/ Jan 29, 2016

NHL suspends Wideman indefinitely

Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has been suspended indefinitely pending a hearing for checking and knocking down linesman Don Henderson on Wednesday night.Wideman will have a hearing Tuesday with the NHL’s department of hockey operations. During the second period of the Flames’ game against ...

Bennett nets four in win

/ Jan 14, 2016

Bennett nets four in win

Rookie Sam Bennett had a first-period hat trick and four goals total, Jonas Hiller made 15 saves and the Calgary Flames beat the Panthers 6-0 on Wednesday night to give Florida its first regulation loss in 14 games.Bennett is the first Flames player to ...

Lowly Flames slip past Bruins

/ Dec 5, 2015

Lowly Flames slip past Bruins

Johnny Gaudreau got his first home hat trick and the last-place Calgary Flames kept giving fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome reason to cheer.Gaudreau finished his second-career hat trick in overtime after Jiri Hudler tied the game with 1.2 seconds left and the Flames beat ...

Flames sink Blackhawks in OT

/ Nov 21, 2015

Flames sink Blackhawks in OT

Two days after the NHL announced its All-Star Game is going to a 3-on-3 format, Johnny Gaudreau made his case to represent Calgary.Gaudreau had a highlight-reel goal 1:38 into overtime and the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Friday night to remain ...

Flames make quick work of Flyers in OT

/ Nov 6, 2015

Flames make quick work of Flyers in OT

Mikael Backlund scored 35 seconds into overtime and also had an assist to give the Calgary Flames a 2-1 victory over the skidding Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.With the Flames breaking in on a 2-on-1, Johnny Gaudreau’s shot was stopped by Michal Neuvirth. The ...

Halak turns aside 29 shots to extinguish Flames

/ Oct 27, 2015

Halak turns aside 29 shots to extinguish Flames

After missing the first four games, Jaroslav Halak has picked up where he left off last season for the New York Islanders.Halak stopped 29 shots for his second shutout in his last three starts, Frans Nielsen scored twice and the Islanders beat the Calgary ...

Girardi lifts Rangers past Flames

/ Oct 26, 2015

Girardi lifts Rangers past Flames

The start of this season has not been seamless for Dan Girardi and the New York Rangers.After 10 games, both the player and team hope their games are rounding into shape. “He’s coming along,” New York coach Alain Vigneault said after Girardi broke a ...