Kings score 3 in third period, trip up Sharks 4-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Ferrell spent the second period of the Kings' game against the San Jose Sharks as part of the local television broadcast in his "Anchorman" character, Ron Burgundy. The...
Smith makes 18 saves as Flames top Senators 5-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary's fourth-line forwards provided all the offense the Flames needed against the Ottawa Senators.
Andrew Mangiapane, Garnet Hathaway and Derek Ryan combined on...
Flames topple Blue Jackets 4-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — In the first two periods, the Columbus Blue Jackets hit three goal posts.
It was that kind of night.
Johnny Gaudreau scored his team-leading 35th goal and...
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Tkachuk’s 5-point game leads Flames past Rangers 5-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk's playmaking skills were on full display for the Flames. And, the New York Rangers suffered the consequences.
Court upholds ruling that bars Keystone XL pipeline work
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a Montana judge's ruling barring construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
Gaudreau’s big night pushes Flames past Devils 9-4
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau busted out of a scoring slump in a big way.
Gaudreau had three goals and three assists, and the Calgary Flames scored six times in the third period on...
Gaudreau powers Flames past Devils 9-4
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau had three goals and three assists, and the Calgary Flames scored six times in the third period on their way to a 9-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils on...
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk refused to take all the credit after recording the first hat trick of his NHL career.
The Calgary left wing scored three goals for his first NHL hat...
Hertl’s 30th goal leads Sharks past Canadiens 5-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With several players dealing with the flu, the San Jose Sharks managed to find a way to pull out a win that moved them closer to Calgary in the race for first...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — With a hot goaltender and a nice run of winning, the Arizona Coyotes have tightened the race for a wild-card playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Bill Peters deadpanned that it was the first time he had heard the question.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — After a loss nearly two weeks ago, Vegas coach Gerard Gallant yearned for a return of the misfits, the nickname the team adopted during its stellar inaugural season a year ago....
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Tyler Ennis made a return to his home province a night to remember.
Ennis recorded his first career hat trick to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-2 victory over...
Oilers rally for a 4-3 win over Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Brodziak scored the go-ahead goal to cap a three-goal outburst over the final 3:31 of the second period, rallying the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres...
Sharks score 3 in 3rd period to beat Blackhawks 5-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A home game against a tired team is just the kind of opportunity the San Jose Sharks can't afford to squander if they want to catch first-place Calgary.
Dubnyk makes 35 saves, Wild beat Flames 4-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — On an emotional night in which Calgary retired the jersey of Jarome Iginla, Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk played the role of spoiler.
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Devils D Mirco Mueller has movement after bad fall
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey defenseman Mirco Mueller had full range of motion and was conscious after being taken off the ice on a stretcher following a nasty, head-first fall into the end...
Gaudreau has 2 assists, Flames win season-high 7th straight
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Western Conference-leading Calgary Flames are rolling after finishing off the Eastern portion of their NHL schedule.
Disruptive jetliner passenger sentenced to prison
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Brazilian man who caused a jetliner flight to be diverted to Cedar Rapids has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison.
Backlund, Andersson score in 3rd, Flames beat Islanders 3-1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Calgary Flames used another strong third period to keep their winning streak going.
Mikael Backlund and Rasmus Andersson scored nearly three minutes apart early in...
Czarnik scores in last minute, Flames beat Senators 2-1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Calgary Flames and Matthew Tkachuk got the victory. The Ottawa Senators' Brady Tkachuk earned family bragging rights.
Nikitina, implicated in Sochi, wins World Cup skeleton title
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Elena Nikitina, one of the athletes who was implicated in the doping scandal that overshadowed the 2014 Sochi Olympics, has become the first Russian to win the World Cup...
Mangiapane scores late winner to lift Flames over Ducks 2-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Flames rookie Andrew Mangiapane got a lucky bounce and took full advantage.
Mangiapane scored the go-ahead goal with 3:29 left and Calgary beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1...
Rahvela wins skeleton race, Nikitina nears World Cup title
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Canada's Mirela Rahneva won a World Cup women's skeleton race on home ice Friday, posting the fastest time in both heats to prevail by about a half-second over Germany's...
Czarnik, Gaudreau score in 3rd, Flames beat Islanders 4-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau's scoring drought is over.
Gaudreau's first goal in 10 games and 30th of the season was one of two third-period scores for the Calgary Flames in a 4-2...
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Kane scores 2, Blackhawks beat Red Wings 5-4 in OT
DETROIT (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals, including the game winner with 2:18 left in overtime, extending his point streak to 19 games and lifting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 victory over...
Miller leads Lightning past Flyers for seventh straight win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning showed off their depth to continue their roll.
Tampa Bay was without top goal scorer Brayden Point and top defenseman Victor Hedman, and it rested...
Giordano leads Flames to 5-2 win over Coyotes
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Balanced scoring has helped the Calgary Flames snap out of a funk.
Michael Frolik and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist in the third period to help the Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Monday.
Flames snap 4-game skid, beating Penguins 5-4
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A big second period ended up being just enough for the Calgary Flames.
Michael Frolik had the first of four second-period goals for Calgary, and the Flames held on to snap a season-long four-game skid with a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.
Frolik, Austin Czarnik, Travis Hamonic and Sam Bennett scored during a mid-game 17-minute span for Calgary, which held off a late Pittsburgh charge that included a pair of third-period power-play goals by Evgeni Malkin.
Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline.
U.S. District Judge Brian Morris on Friday denied a request by Calgary-based TransCanada to begin constructing worker camps for the 1,184-mile pipeline that would ship crude from Alberta to the Gulf Coast.
Penguins activate D Justin Schultz off injured reserve
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have activated defenseman Justin Schultz off injured reserve.
Pittsburgh made the move on Friday, clearing the way for Schultz to play for the first time since fracturing his left leg four months ago in Montreal. He's expected to be in the lineup on Saturday when Pittsburgh hosts Calgary.
Schultz hasn't played since he was injured in the first period of a shootout loss to the Canadiens on Oct. 13. The 28-year-old has four assists in four games this season.
Trocheck’s shootout goal lifts Panthers over Flames 3-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida goalie James Reimer returned from a benching in his last start and rebounded for the Panthers in a big way Thursday.
Reimer stopped a season-high 41 shots and held strong in the shootout, and Vincent Trocheck scored in the third round to help the Panthers beat the Calgary Flames 3-2, ending a two-game skid.
Kucherov, Point pace Lightning to 6-3 win over Flames
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The high-powered Tampa Bay Lightning just keep on rolling.
NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Brayden Point added a goal and two assists, and the 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 on the scoresheet.
"He has that ability to find guys even when I don't think guys know they're open," Lightning coach Jon Cooper said.
Pettersson scores in shootout, Canucks best Flames 4-3
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat credited veteran goalie Jacob Markstrom with Saturday's win over the Calgary Flames.
Markstrom stopped 44 of 47 shots and put up three more saves in the shootout, leading Vancouver to a 4-3 victory over the Flames.
"We couldn't have done it without Marky tonight," Horvat said. "He was absolutely sensational, made key saves at unbelievable times of the hockey game and he was a stud in the shootout again. So big credit to him."
Kane has 2 goals and an assist, Sharks beat Flames 5-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Evander Kane continued his mastery of the Calgary Flames with another big performance for the San Jose Sharks.
Kane scored twice and added an assist in the Sharks' 5-2 victory Thursday night.
Kane has nine goals and 13 points in five games against the Flames since being acquired from Buffalo in a trade last February.
Ryan, Lindhom, Hanifin lift Flames in return to Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Bill Peters' return to Carolina went about as perfectly as he could have imagined.
He has the players he brought with him to Calgary to thank for that.
Derek Ryan, Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin all scored in their first game back in Carolina, and the Flames beat the Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday in Peters' return to Raleigh.
Capitals beat Flames 4-3 without Ovechkin to end 7-game skid
WASHINGTON (AP) — No one man can possibly replace Alex Ovechkin for the Washington Capitals. So, forced to play without their captain and leading scorer, the defending Stanley Cup champions used contributions from just about everyone to make up the difference.
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a power-play goal with 57 seconds left, and Washington shook off the absence of its finest player to end a seven-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.
Saskatchewan Roughriders hire Craig Dickenson as head coach
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Craig Dickenson joined younger brother Dave as a Canadian Football League head coach Friday, taking over the top spot with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
The 47-year-old Dickenson was promoted from special teams coordinator to replace Chris Jones, who resigned as head coach/GM/defensive coordinator and vice president of football operations Jan. 15 to join the NFL's Cleveland Browns as an assistant.
Backlund scores in OT to give Flames 3-2 win over Hurricanes
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — After fading down the stretch last season, the Calgary Flames are determined not to let it happen again.
Mikael Backlund scored 15 seconds into overtime Tuesday night to give the 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.
Flames stay hot with 5-2 victory over Oilers
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames are getting some offense from just about everyone right now.
Mark Giordano, Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist in a 5-2 victory over the rival Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night.
Bennett scores twice, Flames beat Red Wings 6-4
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Led by Sam Bennett, it was long-awaited and much-needed big night for the Flames' secondary scorers.
Bennett scored twice, including the go-ahead goal late in the third period, and added an assist to lead Calgary to a 6-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
Jack Eichel scores in OT to lift Sabres past Flames, 4-3
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jack Eichel battled through some misfortune before scoring the overtime winner for the Buffalo Sabres in a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.
Seconds after putting a backhand off the post, Buffalo's captain rifled a low shot past Dave Rittich, on the Calgary goaltender's glove side 70 seconds into OT.
Giordano scores a pair, Flames rout Coyotes 7-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano celebrated his 800th NHL game in style.
Giordano had two goals and an assist and the Flames defeated the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 Sunday night.
"Whenever you're playing in a milestone game, you want to win it, first and foremost," Flames coach Bill Peters said. "When you win it and you're plus-five with three points, that's something you can tell your kids and they're going to look it up and hey, it wasn't a lie. Good for him."
Frolik rallies streaking Flames to 4-3 win over Panthers
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Stuck on the bench for most of the first period, Michael Frolik got promoted and made the most of it.
After rejoining the second line with Mikael Backlund and Matthew Tkachuk, Frolik had a goal and two assists to lead the streaking Calgary Flames to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
Avalanche coach, star center appear to make peace
MONTREAL (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star center Nathan MacKinnon and coach Jared Bednar appear to have made peace.
The two are playing down a dispute caught on camera on the bench Wednesday night in Calgary. They spoke Friday, a day before Colorado plays the Montreal Canadiens.
MacKinnon seemed to be mouthing "Do your job" to Bednar toward the end of the Avalanche's 5-3 loss to the Flames, Colorado's eighth defeat in nine games.
Sharks get late goals to rally past Golden Knights 3-2
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The San Jose Sharks rallied late to give their dads a memorable night just off the Las Vegas strip.
Melker Karlsson and Joonas Donskoi scored third-period goals 39 seconds apart, Martin Jones made 36 saves on his birthday, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Thursday night.