Crease concerns: Several contenders have goalie questions

Hockey 04/08/19, 01:37

Mike Smith and David Rittich helped the Calgary Flames finish first in the Western Conference.Yet there are still questions about how far those goalies can carry their team in the playoffs.Smith and Rittich sounds more like a law firm than the goaltending tandem anyone expected the NHL's second-best team to ...

Rookies send Anaheim Ducks past playoff-bound Flames, 3-1

Hockey 04/04/19, 00:02

Rookies Sam Steel and Max Jones scored first-period goals and the Anaheim Ducks continued their strong finish to a lost season with a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.Captain Ryan Getzlaf also scored and Ryan Miller made 25 saves in his first victory since March 5 for ...

Ryan scores twice, Flames chase Quick in 7-2 rout of Kings

Hockey 04/02/19, 00:06

Derek Ryan scored twice, Mark Jankowski had a goal and two assists and the playoff-bound Calgary Flames defeated the Los Angeles Kings 7-2 on Monday night.Sam Bennett, Johnny Gaudreau, James Neal and Andrew Mangiapane also scored for the Flames, who reached 50 wins for the second time in franchise history. ...

Flames topple Blue Jackets 4-2

Hockey 03/19/19, 23:19

Johnny Gaudreau scored his team-leading 35th goal and Michael Frolik added a goal and an assist and the Calgary Flames earned a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.David Rittich made 31 saves to win his fourth start in a row. Andrew Mangiapane and Matthew Tkachuk also ...

Tkachuk’s 1st hat trick leads Flames past Golden Knights 6-3

Hockey 03/10/19, 23:47

Matthew Tkachuk scored three goals for his first NHL hat trick and added an assist to lead the Calgary Flames to a 6-3 victory over Vegas on Sunday night that snapped the Golden Knights' six-game winning streak.Mikael Backlund added two goals and an assist for the Flames, who ended a ...

Gaudreau and Peters have Flames cruising toward playoffs

Hockey 03/07/19, 02:45

Bill Peters deadpanned that it was the first time he had heard the question.What did you learn about Johnny Gaudreau that you didn't know before you started coaching him? Midway through his first season with the Calgary Flames, Peters has his answer scripted by now."Just his competitiveness," Peters said. "Everyone ...

Ennis records 1st hat trick, Toronto beats Calgary 6-2

Hockey 03/05/19, 00:04

Tyler Ennis recorded his first career hat trick to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday night.Zach Hyman had two goals for Toronto. Mitch Marner had a goal and two assists, giving him 10 points (three goals, seven assists) in the last ...

Lightning win 10th straight, Flames streak to 7th in a row

Hockey 02/27/19, 22:41

Victor Hedman scored at 3:25 of overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their winning streak to a franchise-record 10 games with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.Tyler Johnson, J.T. Miller and Dan Girardi also scored for Tampa Bay, which has an NHL-leading 102 points. ...

Gaudreau has 2 assists, Flames win season-high 7th straight

Hockey 02/27/19, 21:48

Johnny Gaudreau set up two second-period goals and the Western Conference-leading Calgary Flames extending their season-high winning streak to seven games with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.Elias Lindholm and Mark Giordano scored for the Flames, who have points in eight straight games. David Rittich ...

Czarnik scores in last minute, Flames beat Senators 2-1

Hockey 02/25/19, 03:42

The Calgary Flames and Matthew Tkachuk got the victory. The Ottawa Senators' Brady Tkachuk earned family bragging rights.Austin Czarnik scored with 41 seconds remaining to lead the Flames to a 2-1 victory over the Senators on Sunday.Mikael Backlund also scored for the Flames, who have won five straight. David Rittich ...

Kucherov, Point pace Lightning to 6-3 win over Flames

Hockey 02/12/19, 22:19

NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Brayden Point added a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 6-3 on Tuesday night.Kucherov has 88 points, including seven over his last two games after going a pair of games without getting ...

Pettersson scores in shootout, Canucks best Flames 4-3

Hockey 02/10/19, 01:23

Elias Pettersson scored the shootout winner Saturday, lifting the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames.Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom stopped 44 of 47 shots and had three more saves in the shootout. Bo Horvat, Josh Leivo and Brock Boeser scored for Vancouver in regulation.The victory snapped a ...

Kane has 2 goals and an assist, Sharks beat Flames 5-2

Hockey 02/08/19, 00:10

Evander Kane scored twice and added an assist in the San Jose Sharks' 5-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.Tomas Hertl also scored twice, and Brent Burns added a goal, and Martin Jones made 36 saves. The Sharks have won four straight to move within two points of ...

Ryan, Lindhom, Hanifin lift Flames in return to Raleigh

Hockey 02/03/19, 17:00

Derek Ryan, Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin all scored in their first game back in Carolina, and the Calgary Flames beat the Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday in coach Bill Peters' return to Raleigh.Peters resigned as Carolina's coach last offseason and took over in Calgary. Shortly after, the Flames acquired Lindholm ...

Backlund scores in OT to give Flames 3-2 win over Hurricanes

Hockey 01/23/19, 00:46

Mikael Backlund scored 15 seconds into overtime Tuesday night to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.Calgary (33-13-5) heads into the All-Star break as the No. 1 team in the Western Conference, six points up on San Jose.Oliver Kylington and Mark Jankowski also scored for the ...

Flames stay hot with 5-2 victory over Oilers

Hockey 01/20/19, 01:15

Mark Giordano, Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist as the Calgary Flames topped the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Saturday night.Oliver Kylington also scored for the red-hot Flames, who have gone 7-0-1 in their last eight games.Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Milan Lucic had goals ...

Gaudreau scores twice as Flames beat Blackhawks 4-3

Football 01/07/19, 23:21

Johnny Gaudreau scored two more goals, David Rittich made 32 saves and the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Monday night.Sean Monahan had a goal and an assist as Western Conference-leading Calgary closed out a 3-1 trip with its second straight win. Garnet Hathaway scored an empty-net goal ...

NHL Capsules

Hockey 01/05/19, 16:23

TJ Brodie scored 1:59 into overtime, sending the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.Matthew Tkachuk tied it at 3 with 4:17 left in regulation, and then assisted on Brodie's fifth of the season.Philadelphia's Jordan Weal turned the puck over in the Flyers' offensive zone ...

Edler scores in OT, Canucks defeat Flames 3-2

Hockey 12/30/18, 01:08

Alex Edler scored 3:06 into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night.In a back-and-forth overtime, Brock Boeser sent a pass to Edler, whose shot dribbled through the pads of David Rittich.Boeser and Elias Pettersson also scored for Vancouver.The Canucks are 5-0-1 in their last six ...

Gaudreau’s hat trick leads Flames past Jets, 4-1

Hockey 12/27/18, 23:13

Johnny Gaudreau had a hat trick as the Calgary Flames ended a three-game winless streak with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.Mark Jankowski had a short-handed, third-period goal for Calgary. Sean Monahan contributed three assists and Elias Lindholm added a pair.Adam Lowry scored for the Jets, ...

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