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Flames' loss to Stars punctuated by Dowling's unforgettable milestone
Eric Francis
It's been a long road for Calgary native Justin Dowling. But Wednesday night, playing against his hometown Flames, the Stars forward saw his journey culminate in a heroic winner in front of friends and family.
Flames facing goalie conundrum thanks to David Rittich's stellar start
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Flames quarter mark report: Rittich's emergence a key development
Eric Francis
One quarter of the way through the hockey season and the Calgary Flames sit second in their division and third in the conference. Is it a sign of what’s to come? From the most encouraging and most worrisome developments, to player grades and more, a look at the Flames one quarter of the way through the season.
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Flames' Noah Hanifin's breakthrough vs. Devils a long time coming
Eric Francis
Everything was clicking for the Calgary Flames against the New Jersey Devils. But it was a three-point effort from Noah Hanifin that was the talk of the town.
Former Humboldt Bronco Ryan Straschnitzki opens up about 'groundbreaking' surgery
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Flames' overtime win masks deeper problems with inconsistent play
Eric Francis
Despite a dramatic, fortuitous win, Flames coach Bill Peters was fuming after Wednesday's victory, and pointing out the obvious — his club stole the game.
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Milan Lucic pledges to continue to defend Flames teammates after suspension
Eric Francis
Most NHL players react to their suspensions with a brief, pre-rehearsed statement that either includes a hint of remorse or respectfully disagreeing with the ruling. Not Milan Lucic.
Flames' Mangiapane capitalizes on expanded role in Lucic's absence
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Matthew Tkachuk's goal for the ages may turn Flames' fortunes around
Eric Francis
In a game that saw the Calgary Flames outshot 14-0 to start, trail 4-1 in the third and need a (second) game-tying goal with 39 seconds left, it was Matthew Tkachuk’s magic mitts that ended one of the team’s ugliest starts with the prettiest of goals.