Jacob Markstrom

Yegor Sharangovich Soars as Calgary Flames Dominate Tampa Bay Lightning | 03/07/2024

The Calgary Flames are still making their push for a wildcard spot in the playoffs, not letting any of the trade deadline noise impact them or the way they’re playing. Despite losing Elias Lindholm and arguably their two best defensemen, the Flames were able to outplay the Tampa Bay Lightning for a vast majority of […]

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Calgary Flames Trade Chris Tanev to Dallas Stars

The Calgary Flames have finally, after weeks of speculation and trade rumors, sent Chris Tanev on his way to a new team: the Dallas Stars. He joins a club that is tied with the Winnipeg Jets with 79 points to lead the central division and tied for second in the western conference. Tanev, an absolute […]

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Calgary Flames Continue to Dominate Powerhouse Teams, beat Kings 4-2

Now sitting just 5 points out of a wildcard playoff spot, the Calgary Flames continue to dominate against heavyweight contenders such as Boston, Winnipeg, and Edmonton. February 27th was no different for them as the Los Angeles Kings rolled into town. Even though LA was 6-3 under the new head coach Jim Holler to replace […]

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Nico Daws saves breakaway attempt

Devils Consider Options for Goaltending Ahead of Trade Deadline

With the trade deadline fast approaching, the New Jersey Devils are faced with the decision of whether adding and/or trading a goaltender is part of their plan for a playoff push. The Devils season has been plagued with inconsistent goaltending from Vitek Vanecek and Akira Schmid, the goalie tandem that carried them to the playoffs […]

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Flames Continue to Heat Up, Beat Islanders for 4th Straight Win

Since the All-Star break, the Calgary Flames have been making a strong case for themselves as wildcard contenders for the playoffs this year, despite losing arguably their best center and a top penalty killer in, Elias Lindholm, to Vancouver via trade. Fast checking, hard work, and gritty play have been the recipe for the Flames […]

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Flames score on Vitek Vanecek

NHL Game Recap: New Jersey Devils vs. Calgary Flames | 02/08/2024

The Devils lost 5-3 to the Calgary Flames on Thursday night at the Rock. They did a lot right offensively but had a hard time keeping the puck out of their net. With the loss, the Devils dropped to 25-21-3, while Calgary improved to 24-22-5. Game Recap Period One The Devils mounted a strong first […]

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Checking In with Adam Proteau of The Hockey News

Before the 2024 NHL All-Star break, I asked the great Adam Proteau of The Hockey News a few questions. Adam was kind enough to give his thoughts on surprising teams, disappointing teams, what will happen at the NHL trade deadline, and how it is going with one of the greatest things at The Hockey News […]

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Alexander Texier and Sean Kuraly celebrate after getting the Columbus Blue Jacket's first short handed goal of the season.

NHL Game Recap: Columbus Blue Jackets at Calgary Flames | 01/25/2024

1st Period The Columbus Blue Jackets started this game setting a fast pace. While they were speedy, they were also a little inconsistent. One moment, they were making snappy passing plays around the defense; the next, they were turning over the puck and being caught out of position. The game’s first goal was made 2:50 […]

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Flames’ Markstrom Having Great Bounce-Back Season

Last season was a tough one for Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom. Markstrom, 33, was coming off a season in which he was a Vezina Trophy finalist as the league’s best goaltender, won 37 games, had a 2.22 goals-against average, posted a .922 save percentage, and had nine shutouts. Because he had such a strong […]

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Warren Foegele skating for the Edmonton Oilers

NHL Game Preview: Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames | 01/20/2024

Happiness for this team keeps getting cheaper by the dozen. On Thursday night, the Edmonton Oilers tied an NHL record for most consecutive wins by a Canadian team. That would be the Montreal Canadiens back in the 1967/1968 season, with 12 wins in a row. I’ll first own up to a mistake I made in […]

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