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Flames Take 4th Game Win From Edmonton

The Flames took game two of the home and home versus the Oilers in pre-season action at Rexall Place. Alex Tanguay showed flashes of what is soon to be a 5 million dollar campaign dominating the top line with Amonte. Tanguay had a power-play goal and an assist to lead...

FlamesForum Gallery Revamped

Hello FlamesForum Fans! Just a note to inform you all of the new and revamped gallery system. The purpose of the gallery is to have the number one collection of Flames fan pictures--of anything Flames. Of course keep the content PG rated, however, enjoy the photos...

Roster Cut: 19 Sent To Omaha

The Flames sent r Darryl Sutter announced Friday that the Flames have assigned 19 players to Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights. Goaltender (1): Matt, Keetley Defencemen (5): Tim Hambly, Steve Marr, Brett Palin, Adam Pardy, Tim Ramholt Forwards (13): Kris Chucko, Derek Couture,...

Flames Undefeated Streak Ends With OT Loss

There was good, bad, and meh, it's regular season. The Flames lost their first pre-season game versus the Oilers at Home. The 4-3 contest was decided in overtime when 3 giveaways one after another lead to an Oiler breakaway for the short-handed game winner. The big...

Leland Irving Sent Home

Although the Calgary Sun said it happened two days ago, the Flames announced that Flames’ first round pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Leland Irving, has been assigned to his junior club, the Everett Silvertips. Irving had a steady camp and said he learned plenty...

Flames Boot Canucks 3-1 to Remain Undefeated

Who woulda thunk it? Jeff Friesen is a fighter, Daymond Langkow likes to drop the gloves with dudes twice his height, and Tony Amonte and score? Ok I'm kidding, kind of, but Friesen had two fights, Langkow held his own, and Amonte had the tying goal in a Flames...

7 More Players Sent to Juniors

The Calgary Flames after Sunday's game sent 7 more juniors home. The list included: Kevin lelande (Belleville) Gord Baldwin (Medicine Hat) Myles Rumsey (Swift Current) Matt Pelech (Belleville) Dan Ryder (Peterborough) Brett Sutter (Red Deer) JD Watt (Vancouver). Next...

Kobby Wears ‘A’, Hussy Back to Old Games

Chuck Kobasew wore the C during the lock out for the Lowell Monsters, tonight, he wore the 'A' for the big club. Perhaps a mini motivator from the Flames brass silently suggesting, "how about another 20+ goal season?" Kobasew didn't dissapoint. The line of Kobasew,...

Iginla Enters 2006-07 Season Skinnier Than Ever

This sounds like a tabloid piece but it isn't. Fans should prepare to see a smaller Iginla take to the ice come opening day. Rumours have it Iginla has streamlined his body by eating nothing but power bars stuffed with prime rib.... [That doesn't make any sense.]...

High Hopes for Tanguay In Calgary

Training camp opens tomorrow, officially, but Alex Tanguay has been hanging out in Calgary for quite some time. When asked about how he prepared himself before coming into town weeks earlier to train with fellow Flames vets, Tanguay said, "I'm going to try to use...

First Training Camp Cuts Announced

I guess you can't say cut cause we still have rights to all these players. For these guys they were just here to report, get some training programs, and head back to their junior clubs. GM Darryl Sutter announced six players have been assigned. Defencemen: Brad Cole...

FlamesForum.com Ready for 2006-2007

Hello FlamesForum.com Fans! I can’t believe it, this Sunday the 17th pre-season opens against Bootuzzi and the Panthers. The line-up has changed, the coaching staff has changed, and FlamesForum.com has changed! As original FlamesForum users we’re going to bring...

75 Flames Games Televised 2006-2007 Season

It seems the 2004 playoff Stanley Cup run did some good. TV and Flames have combined for a leading 76 televised games. Leading as in we the fans haven't seen TV coverage like this since the glory days (wait did they even have 76 games back then?). The schedule will...

Taratukhin Rumours Confirmed

The Flames have confirmed rumours by signing forward Andrei Taratukhin to a two-year entry level contract. Taratukhin recorded 24 points during the 2005-06 season with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv on nine goals and 15 assists while also accumulating 85 penalty minutes. No real...

Keenan Resigns – Martin New GM

Was it Luongo for Bertuzzi or the signing of Belfour? Either or, bad moves on the whole, but why now? Florida announced in a statement Sunday that Mike Keenan has resigned from his front office post and has been replaced by head coach Jacques Martin. It is not clear...