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Penguins run roughshod over Flames

More Sports / Ice Hockey Oct 26, 2018

Penguins run roughshod over Flames

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored a lot of goals in Alberta — 15 in two games, to be exact. Patric Hornqvist and Phil Kessel each scored twice and the Penguins pounded the Calgary Flames 9-1 on Thursday night. Sidney Crosby, Bryan Rust, Jack Johnson, Jake Guentzel and ...

Jarome Iginla hangs up skates after 20 years in NHL

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jul 31, 2018

Jarome Iginla hangs up skates after 20 years in NHL

Jarome Iginla closed his 20-year NHL career in the city where he was the face of the franchise. The 41-year-old winger made his retirement official on Monday in Calgary, where he spent 16 seasons with the Flames. Iginla entertained a packed news conference at Scotiabank Saddledome ...

Flames beat Hurricanes for seventh straight win

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 15, 2018

Flames beat Hurricanes for seventh straight win

The Calgary Flames are going so well, they are rolling to easy victories even without their top scorer. Dougie Hamilton scored twice, Mike Smith made 38 saves and the Flames ran their winning streak to seven straight games with a 4-1 victory over the Carolina ...

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 ...

NHL bans Wideman 20 games for hit on ref

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 ...

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 Nashville, ...

Bennett nets four in win

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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

More Sports / Ice Hockey 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 ...