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Flames uplifted by favourable injury news ahead of road trip
Eric Francis
A Mike Smith injury doomed the Flames last season, but Calgary heads out on its road trip with positive injury news and little concern between the pipes.
How farm life, catching chickens built T.J. Brodie's finesse game
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Flames await news on Smith without comfortable backup options
Eric Francis
Smith was evaluated by doctors Thursday after the 36-year-old essentially pulled himself from Wednesday’s dramatic overtime win over Philadelphia.
Flames stun again, ignite home fans in thrilling victory
Eric Francis
The Calgary Flames' latest comeback might have been their best of the season.
Surging Calgary Flames in unfamiliar territory atop the Western Conference
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Takeaways: Battle of Alberta rematch a much tamer affair
Eric Francis
Given the vitriol of their first game Nov. 17 which saw 56 minutes in penalties, the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames were armed and ready for fireworks that never materialized this time around.
Stockton grads come up big as streaking Flames remain hot
Eric Francis
The story of the game revolved around the depth-charges employed to fill in the gaps in a season of tremendous exchanges between Stockton and Cowtown.
Mark Giordano apologetic as suspension leaves Flames in tough
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Mike Smith, Flames firing on all cylinders as wins pile up
Eric Francis
Mike Smith’s early struggles threatened an otherwise solid start for a team now officially firing on all cylinders. But those worries can be put to rest.