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Sportsnet.ca
31 Thoughts: Tensions running high for slow startersgot there, the roster included Bryan Bickell, Dave Bolland, Troy Brouwer, Adam
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 11 hours ago
got there, the roster included Bryan Bickell, Dave Bolland, Troy Brouwer, Adam Burish, Dustin Byfuglien, Corey Crawford and Kris Versteeg. All of those players won at least one Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks. Chicago moved its affiliate to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Francis: Flames' Jagr deserves longer leash than peerswe can build some chemistry and go from here.” Gulutzan started Jagr with a th
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
we can build some chemistry and go from here.” Gulutzan started Jagr with a third-line role alongside Sam Bennett and Kris Versteeg and uses him on the power play regularly. Even when his conditioning returns there’s a very real possibility... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
20 Fantasy Thoughts: Galchenyuk going to cause headaches all yearnight as Jaromir Jagr skated in his first game for the Calgary Flames. He’s on
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
night as Jaromir Jagr skated in his first game for the Calgary Flames. He’s on the third line with Sam Bennett and Kris Versteeg, while also managing secondary power-play minutes. If he doesn’t move up the lineup, and to the top PP, I... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Game Day: Calgary Flames at Vancouver CanucksCanucks. FLAMES GAMEDAY LINES Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Curtis Lazar Matt
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Canucks. FLAMES GAMEDAY LINES Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Curtis Lazar Matthew Tkachuk-Mikael Backlund-Michael Frolik Kris Versteeg-Sam Bennett-Jaromir Jagr Micheal Ferland-Matt Stajan-Troy Brouwer DEFENCE PAIRINGS Mark Giordano-Dougie... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jagr’s home debut spoiled by Calgary Flames loss to SenatorsGiordano’s assessment. “That’s the good thing about it,” said Jagr, who starte
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Giordano’s assessment. “That’s the good thing about it,” said Jagr, who started the game on a line with Sam Bennett and Kris Versteeg before also taking spins on the top trio with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan. “When you lose like that, you... Read more
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5d
Calgary Sun
Curtis Lazar vows to cause havoc against Sens, 'one way or another'Heat. FLAMES PROJECTED LINEUP Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Curtis Lazar Matt
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Heat. FLAMES PROJECTED LINEUP Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Curtis Lazar Matthew Tkachuk-Mikael Backlund-Michael Frolik Kris Versteeg-Sam Bennett-Jaromir Jagr Micheal Ferland-Matt Stajan-Troy Brouwer Mark Giordano-Dougie Hamilton TJ... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Flames gameday: Ottawa Senators at Calgary FlamesGAMEDAY LINES Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Micheal Ferland Matthew Tkachuk-Mi
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
GAMEDAY LINES Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Micheal Ferland Matthew Tkachuk-Mikael Backlund-Michael Frolik Kris Versteeg-Sam Bennett-Jaromir Jagr Tanner Glass-Matt Stajan-Troy Brouwer Mark Giordano-Dougie Hamilton TJ... Read more
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6d
TSN
Tkachuk brings the heatattempt and had nine against. Jaromir Jagr – Calgary’s 45-year-old winger made
TSN / Posted 6 days ago
attempt and had nine against. Jaromir Jagr – Calgary’s 45-year-old winger made his season debut, skating on a line with Kris Versteeg and Sam Bennett and failing to register a shot on goal in 13:38 of ice time. Devils winger Miles Wood scored a... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
3 things we learned in the NHL: Letang back on track after injuryout Calgary’s first three games of the season while getting into game shape. J
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
out Calgary’s first three games of the season while getting into game shape. Jagr played on a line with Sam Bennett and Kris Versteeg — and at times Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan — against the Los Angeles Kings. He was held pointless as the... Read more
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6d
Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames get overtime winner in L.A. from Sean Monahan in Jaromir Jagr's debutscoring chances. But once things picked up, boy, did they pick up. He was effe
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
scoring chances. But once things picked up, boy, did they pick up. He was effective along the boards, supporting linemate Kris Versteeg making a nice move to get the puck out of traffic. Then, before the first period was over, he had a few scoring... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames welcome veteran Jaromir Jagr to active dutyhas been skating diligently both on his own (sometimes well after practice has
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
has been skating diligently both on his own (sometimes well after practice has ended) and with the Flames' third line of Kris Versteeg and Sam Bennett. He's been a teacher, too, in the short time he's been with the club. Each skate, he's seen... Read more
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7d
Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames put Jaromir Jagr in against L.A. Kingshis debut for the Calgary Flames tonight versus the L.A. Kings. Slotting him i
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
his debut for the Calgary Flames tonight versus the L.A. Kings. Slotting him in on the right side with Sam Bennett and Kris Versteeg, the 45-year-old Czech legend and future National Hockey League Hall of Famer, Glen Gulutzan indicated that... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Jagr's Flames debut is reason for hockey fans everywhere to celebratemorning for news on his status. Tonight they’ll get their wish when he’ll suit
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 7 days ago
morning for news on his status. Tonight they’ll get their wish when he’ll suit up in Los Angeles alongside Bennett and Kris Versteeg on the third line. Hockey needs Jagr. Make that, hockey needs more characters like Jagr. In a hockey culture... Read more
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CBC.ca
Smith blanks Ducks as Calgary snaps 25-game losing streak in Anaheimhad been unsuccessful with the man-advantage until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cros
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
had been unsuccessful with the man-advantage until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cross-ice pass from above the far-side circle to Kris Versteeg in front of the crease. Versteeg's initial shot was blocked by Cam Fowler, but the puck rebounded to Sean... Read more
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8d
CTV News
Mike Smith makes 43 saves to lift Flames over Ducks 2-0had been unsuccessful with the man-advantage until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cros
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
had been unsuccessful with the man-advantage until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cross-ice pass from above the far-side circle to Kris Versteeg in front of the crease. Versteeg's initial shot was blocked by Cam Fowler, but the puck rebounded to Sean... Read more
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8d
Gulf News
Smith makes 43 saves to ignite the Flameshad been unsuccessful with the man-advantage until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cros
Gulf News / Posted 8 days ago
had been unsuccessful with the man-advantage until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cross-ice pass from above the far-side circle to Kris Versteeg in front of the crease. Versteeg’s initial shot was blocked by Cam Fowler, but the puck rebounded to Sean... Read more
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8d
Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames finally get victory in AnaheimApril 25, 2006. Monahan’s marker had put them on the scoresheet thanks to a fa
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
April 25, 2006. Monahan’s marker had put them on the scoresheet thanks to a fantastic passing play, eventually teed up by Kris Versteeg on the man advantage with 3:33 remaining in the second period. The goal was a dramatic shift in momentum.... Read more
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8d
MyMotherLode.com
Smith makes 43 saves to lift Flames over Ducks 2 0fourth power play. Calgary was unsuccessful until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cross
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 8 days ago
fourth power play. Calgary was unsuccessful until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cross-ice pass from above the far-side circle to Kris Versteeg on the far post. Versteeg's initial shot was blocked by Cam Fowler, but the puck rebounded to Monahan, who... Read more
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8d
Sportsnet.ca
Smith makes 43 saves as Flames finally beat Ducks in Anaheimfourth power play. Calgary was unsuccessful until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cross
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 8 days ago
fourth power play. Calgary was unsuccessful until Johnny Gaudreau fired a cross-ice pass from above the far-side circle to Kris Versteeg on the far post. Versteeg’s initial shot was blocked by Cam Fowler, but the puck rebounded to Monahan, who... Read more
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9d
Calgary Sun
Flames hope to break curse in Anaheimsecond period on Saturday and for the entire third, Gulutzan put Johnny Gaudrea
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
second period on Saturday and for the entire third, Gulutzan put Johnny Gaudreau with Sam Bennett and Curtis Lazar while Kris Versteeg skated with Sean Monahan and Micheal Ferland. As for the Ducks, six of their regular players were out for... Read more
10d
Reuters Sports News
Highlights of Saturday's NHL gamesFlames trailed 3-1 after the first period before rallying with goals by Brodie,
Reuters Sports News / Posted 10 days ago
Flames trailed 3-1 after the first period before rallying with goals by Brodie, Micheal Ferland, Johnny Gaudreau and Kris Versteeg in the second to take the lead. Mikael Backlund tipped in Dougie Hamilton’s point shot 16 seconds into the... Read more
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10d
Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames roll to home-opening victory over Jerswere missed. Pucks were turned over. Their man advantage was burned only 24 se
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
were missed. Pucks were turned over. Their man advantage was burned only 24 seconds into their first home-ice attempt when Kris Versteeg coughed up the puck in the neutral zone. Naturally, Winnipeg’s Brandon Tanev capitalized and opened the... Read more
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10d
San Antonio Express-News
Brodie has 2 goals, 2 assists in Flames' 6-3 win over Jetsfrom the start of the game to the end of the game. We came together and started
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
from the start of the game to the end of the game. We came together and started making some plays." Micheal Ferland, Kris Versteeg and Mikael Backlund also scored, and Mike Smith made 25 saves for his first victory with Calgary. Brandon... Read more
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10d
Island Packet
NHL Capsulesdown 3-1 after the first period. Brodie and Gaudreau each tied career highs wit
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
down 3-1 after the first period. Brodie and Gaudreau each tied career highs with four-point games. Micheal Ferland, Kris Versteeg and Mikael Backlund also scored, and Mike Smith made 25 saves for his first victory with Calgary. Brandon... Read more
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10d
TSN
Brodie comes up big for Flames in win over Jetschanting his name in the third period, and Gaudreau each tied career highs with
TSN / Posted 10 days ago
chanting his name in the third period, and Gaudreau each tied career highs with four points in the game. Micheal Ferland, Kris Versteeg and Mikael Backlund each scored once for the hosts. Goaltender Mike Smith earned his first win as a Calgary... Read more
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10d
Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames roll to home-opening victory over Jerswere missed. Pucks were turned over. Their man advantage was burned only 24 se
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
were missed. Pucks were turned over. Their man advantage was burned only 24 seconds into their first home-ice attempt when Kris Versteeg coughed up the puck in the neutral zone. Naturally, Winnipeg’s Brandon Tanev capitalized and opened the... Read more
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10d
Sportsnet.ca
Brodie comes up big for Calgary Flames in win over Winnipeg Jetschanting his name in the third period, and Gaudreau each tied career highs with
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 10 days ago
chanting his name in the third period, and Gaudreau each tied career highs with four points in the game. Micheal Ferland, Kris Versteeg and Mikael Backlund each scored once for the hosts. Goaltender Mike Smith earned his first win as a Calgary... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Game Day: Jets at Flamesproof. FLAMES GAMEDAY LINES Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Micheal Ferland Mat
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
proof. FLAMES GAMEDAY LINES Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Micheal Ferland Matthew Tkachuk-Mikael Backlund-Michael Frolik Kris Versteeg-Sam Bennett-Jaromir Jagr Tanner Glass-Matt Stajan-Troy Brouwer DEFENCE PAIRINGS Mark Giordano-Dougie... Read more
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11d
Calgary Sun
No Jagr for Flames in tonight's home openermore days to get up to game speed." In the meantime, Lazar will go in Jagr's p
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
more days to get up to game speed." In the meantime, Lazar will go in Jagr's potential spot on the team's third line with Kris Versteeg and Sam Bennett. "I thought his last exhibition game, he played well," Gulutzan said. "And just the way he's... Read more
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11d
TSN
Jagr postpones debut with Flamesnext home game is Friday against the Ottawa Senators. Jagr skated on a line wi
TSN / Posted 11 days ago
next home game is Friday against the Ottawa Senators. Jagr skated on a line with centre Sam Bennett and left-winger Kris Versteeg upon his arrival. "We'll be ready for whenever he's ready," Versteeg said. "I'm still going to prepare the... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Jagr postpones debut with Calgary Flames, skips home-openernext home game is Friday against the Ottawa Senators. Jagr skated on a line wi
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 11 days ago
next home game is Friday against the Ottawa Senators. Jagr skated on a line with centre Sam Bennett and left-winger Kris Versteeg upon his arrival. "We’ll be ready for whenever he’s ready," Versteeg said. "I’m still going to prepare the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jaromir Jagr brings levity to Calgary Flames after suffering ugly opening lossAsked if perhaps Kris Versteeg should grow a beard to match the formidable faci
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Asked if perhaps Kris Versteeg should grow a beard to match the formidable facial hair of linemate Jaromir Jagr and himself, Sam Bennett came up with an easier solution. “Maybe (Versteeg) and I should both grow out our mullets,” he suggested, in... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NHL's Top 12 UFAs of 2018: Latest on big contract yearsspecial teams. Rivals Sean Monahan as the Flames’ best centre. The latest: All
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
special teams. Rivals Sean Monahan as the Flames’ best centre. The latest: All due respect to Matt Stajan, Eddie Lack and Kris Versteeg, but the timing of Backlund’s free agency in 2018 shouldn’t conflict with too many other big-ticket extensions.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
How NHL superstar Jaromir Jagr became a member of the Calgary Flamesonly true open spot on the Flames top three lines this fall was a third-line ri
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
only true open spot on the Flames top three lines this fall was a third-line right-wing gig alongside Sam Bennett and Kris Versteeg. The hope and plan was for Lazar to rise up and snag it. After all, they gave up a second-round pick for the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
2017-18 NHL Season Previewwhich was also boosted by the re-signing of Michael Stone. Calgary was also abl
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 14 days ago
which was also boosted by the re-signing of Michael Stone. Calgary was also able to bring back forwards Michael Ferland and Kris Versteeg on relatively cheap deals, which will turn out to be a big steal for the Flames. This Calgary team should, at... Read more
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CBS Denver
2017-18 NHL Season Previewwhich was also boosted by the re-signing of Michael Stone. Calgary was also abl
CBS Denver / Posted 14 days ago
which was also boosted by the re-signing of Michael Stone. Calgary was also able to bring back forwards Michael Ferland and Kris Versteeg on relatively cheap deals, which will turn out to be a big steal for the Flames. This Calgary team should, at... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
2017-18 NHL Season Previewwhich was also boosted by the re-signing of Michael Stone. Calgary was also abl
CBS Baltimore / Posted 14 days ago
which was also boosted by the re-signing of Michael Stone. Calgary was also able to bring back forwards Michael Ferland and Kris Versteeg on relatively cheap deals, which will turn out to be a big steal for the Flames. This Calgary team should, at... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Why Canada can believe its Stanley Cup drought will soon endis) that (the team) wants to win and you’re excited about the chance of having
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 14 days ago
is) that (the team) wants to win and you’re excited about the chance of having a really good team,” Flames left-winger Kris Versteeg told the Calgary media. “(Treliving)’s been doing that all off-season, going out and getting guys like Smith... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames season hinges on success of goaltender Mike Smiththe year Sam Bennett finally makes the jump offensively the club expected when
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
the year Sam Bennett finally makes the jump offensively the club expected when they took him fourth overall in 2014? Having Kris Versteeg and Jagr on his line should help. How much of Mark Jankowski will we see with the big club? Arguably the most... Read more
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SportingNews
Jaromir Jagr can make the Flames a much better teamit did two days ago. Johnn Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Jaromir Jagr Matthew Tka
SportingNews / Posted 15 days ago
it did two days ago. Johnn Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Jaromir Jagr Matthew Tkachuk - Mikael Backlund - Michael Ferland Kris Versteeg - Sam Bennett - Michael Frolik Throw in a fourth line that might not just be players who can knock out their... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames look forward to playing with Jaromir Jagrlist behind Wayne Gretzky with 1,914 points. We get it, this guy is a legend.
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
list behind Wayne Gretzky with 1,914 points. We get it, this guy is a legend. But does he still have what it takes? Kris Versteeg, who went through a similar scenario when he joined the Flames a day before the start of the regular season,... Read more
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16d
Calgary Sun
Jaromir Jagr signing sends clear message that winning now is priority for Calgary Flamesto win and you're excited about the chance of having a really good team and pus
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
to win and you're excited about the chance of having a really good team and pushing forward," said Flames left-winger Kris Versteeg. "(Treliving)'s been doing that all (off-)season, going out and getting guys like (netminder Mike) Smith and... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Calgary Flames players, coach react to team adding Jaromir Jagrisn’t the first time Flames general manager Brad Treliving has bolstered his te
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 16 days ago
isn’t the first time Flames general manager Brad Treliving has bolstered his team’s roster at the 11th hour. One year ago Kris Versteeg was inked to a contract on the eve of the regular season. “Having a guy like Jaromir come in at this time of... Read more
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TSN
Jagr is a steal for Flamesthird-line minutes, which doesn’t seem to be an optimal use of his skills. Now,
TSN / Posted 16 days ago
third-line minutes, which doesn’t seem to be an optimal use of his skills. Now, Jagr could be very helpful on a line with Kris Versteeg and Sam Bennett, and that third line needs a shot in the arm, but it may be worthwhile at some point this year... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jets fall to Flamesdisadvantage. Copp tried to get to his feet, but was unable to get back into t
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
disadvantage. Copp tried to get to his feet, but was unable to get back into the play and that led to a tap-in goal from Kris Versteeg. Copp left the game with a lower-body injury and Jets head coach Paul Maurice said X-rays were negative but he... Read more
17d
Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames wrap up pre-season slate with relief win over Winnipeg Jetstimes on wicked shots by Patrik Laine, the talented teen who has all the making
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
times on wicked shots by Patrik Laine, the talented teen who has all the makings of a future Rocket Richard Trophy winner. Kris Versteeg and Mikael Backlund did the lamp-lighting for the home-side, while captain Mark Giordano collected a pair of... Read more
17d
Sportsnet.ca
Monahan the shootout hero as Flames top Jetsclinched the win with a stop on Nic Petan after Monahan, Calgary’s second shoot
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 17 days ago
clinched the win with a stop on Nic Petan after Monahan, Calgary’s second shooter, beat Steve Mason on a nifty deke. Kris Versteeg and Mikael Backlund scored for Calgary (2-5-0). Mark Giordano had two assists. Patrik Laine scored both goals... Read more
18d
Calgary Sun
One final pre-season chance to shine tonight for Calgary FlamesFLAMES LINEUP Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Micheal Ferland Matthew Tkachuk-Mi
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 days ago
FLAMES LINEUP Johnny Gaudreau-Sean Monahan-Micheal Ferland Matthew Tkachuk-Mikael Backlund-Michael Frolik Kris Versteeg-Sam Bennett-Troy Brouwer Tanner Glass-Mark Jankowski-Curtis Lazar Mark Giordano-Dougie Hamilton TJ... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Flames talk of turning it around before end of pre-seasonlast year is not shared by the players. “I definitely know there’s no panic bu
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
last year is not shared by the players. “I definitely know there’s no panic button in here,” said Flames veteran Kris Versteeg. “It’s just an understanding that we know we’re a good team, but we need to find that next level. We know what... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Francis: Calgary Flames might want to start making things happenlast year is not shared by the players. “I definitely know there’s no panic bu
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
last year is not shared by the players. “I definitely know there’s no panic button in here,” said Flames veteran Kris Versteeg. “It’s just an understanding that we know we’re a good team, but we need to find that next level. We know what... Read more
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