CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon came through in the clutch for the Colorado Avalanche — and again showed why he's one of the NHL's best players.
Flames clinch Western Conference, Pacific Division
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Calgary Flames scored three times in less than two minutes late in the first period on their way to clinching the top spots in the Western Conference and the Pacific...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — It wasn't discussed before the Calgary Flames took the ice Sunday night.
It didn't have to be.
With a first divisional championship in 13 years within their...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
Giordano has 3 assists, Flames down Avalanche 5-3
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mark Giordano has been defying his age all season.
The 35-year-old defenseman had three more assists Wednesday night and the Calgary Flames kept right on rolling with a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.
Flames rally for 5-3 win, hand Red Wings 6th straight loss
DETROIT (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau capped a memorable day with another splendid performance.
Gaudreau had a goal and three assists, and the Calgary Flames rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Earlier in the day, Gaudreau was named the NHL's second star for the month of December — and he was part of the Pacific Division All-Star roster, which was also released Wednesday.
Flames rally in 3rd again, beat Blackhawks 5-3
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames stuck to an unconventional winning formula on Saturday night.
Sean Monahan, Michael Frolik and Mikael Backlund scored in the third period, and the Flames again rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
Monahan finished with two goals and Matthew Tkachuk also scored as Calgary got its fifth win this season when trailing after two periods.
Flames score 5 straight in 3rd to rally past Avalanche 6-5
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Down by three goals going into the third period, the Calgary Flames were far from done.
Mark Giordano had a goal and two assists, and Calgary scored five straight times in the third to rally past the Colorado Avalanche 6-5 on Thursday night.
With the game tied 4-all, Giordano scored the go-ahead goal at 13:47 when he jumped up into the rush, took a pass from Mikael Backlund and snapped a shot over the blocker of goaltender Semyon Varlamov.
Monahan, Lindholm net 3rd-period goals, Flames top Leafs 3-1
TORONTO (AP) — Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm scored in a 55-second span of the third period to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.
Lindholm and Monahan each added an assist as Calgary snapped a three-game losing streak. Michael Frolik added an empty-net goal to seal it. Mike Smith made 24 saves.
Nazem Kadri, playing his 500th NHL game, scored for Toronto. Frederik Andersen stopped 31 shots.
Monahan, Lindholm lead Flames past Leafs 3-1
TORONTO (AP) — Booed out of their own building after a lopsided loss last week, the Calgary Flames recommitted to their defensive structure and the move paid off against Toronto.
Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm scored in a 55-second span of the third period to lead the Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Frolik scores twice, leads Flames past Bruins 5-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Michael Frolik went from healthy scratch to catalyst for the Calgary Flames.
Frolik scored two goals to lead the Flames to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.
"It feels good when you can help the team win the game," the veteran winger said.
Frolik had to watch his teammates edge the Avalanche 3-2 in overtime Saturday in Colorado.
Gillies, Backlund lead Flames to 5-1 win over Avalanche
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Michael Frolik took a pass from Mikael Backlund in the slot and fired a shot past goalie Semyon Varlamov just 18 seconds after the opening faceoff. The Calgary Flames didn't let up.
Jon Gillies made 28 saves for his second straight victory, Backlund had a goal and two assists and the Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Saturday.
Dougie Hamilton breaks tie in 3rd, Flames beat Blues 2-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames are becoming more confident as they keep getting rewarded for their improved play.
Dougie Hamilton broke a tie at 7:57 of the third period and Calgary beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Wednesday night.
"Believe in what we're doing and if we're playing well, the wins are going to come," Hamilton said. "We just have to stick with it and we've done that and got rewarded the last two games."
Monahan’s first hat trick lifts Flames over Flyers 5-4
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Monahan, Johnny Gaudreau and the rest of the Calgary Flames had something to prove after getting embarrassed in Detroit on Wednesday night.
Monahan recorded the first hat trick of his NHL career, Gaudreau picked up a goal and two assists to extend his points streak to a career-high nine games, and Michael Frolik scored 1:18 into overtime to provide the margin of victory in Calgary's 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
Flames beat Islanders 5-2 for 7th straight victory
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Flames let their feet slip off the gas for a moment Sunday. Just not enough to lose the momentum of this startling winning streak.
Sean Monahan had a goal and an assist and Calgary beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Sunday for its seventh straight victory.
The Flames left themselves plenty of room for error by jumping to a 4-0 lead in the first period behind goals from Michael Frolik, TJ Brodie, Micheal Ferland and Monahan.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund continues to get it done all over the ice for the Calgary Flames.
Backlund scored in overtime after Detroit's Tomas Tatar tied it with 1.8 seconds left in the third period, and Calgary beat the Red Wings 3-2 on Friday night for its sixth straight win.
Flames edge Penguins 3-2 in shootout; Crosby gets point 998
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby's pursuit for 1,000 career points hit a speed bump — not to mention a couple of posts — against Calgary's Chad Johnson.
The Pittsburgh Penguins captain picked up point No. 998 with a third-period assist, but Johnson and the Flames recovered after blowing a two-goal lead for a 3-2 shootout victory on Tuesday night.
Ellis scores twice, Predators hold off late rally by Flames
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A four-goal lead in the third period nearly wasn't enough for the Nashville Predators.
Ryan Ellis had his first career two-goal game and the Predators held off a late rally to beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Thursday night.
"A little scary down the stretch there," Ellis said, "but we earned that one."
Backlund scores twice in 13 seconds, Flames beat Panthers
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Flanked by another veteran in Michael Frolik and rambunctious rookie Matthew Tkachuk, Calgary center Mikael Backlund continues to be one of the hottest players in the NHL.
Backlund scored twice in a 13-second span in the second period to break a 2-all tie and the Calgary Flames won 5-2 over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
Frolik, Flames beat Coyotes 4-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Michael Frolik has once again found the back of the net.
Frolik had a goal and an assist in Calgary's four-goal first period, and the Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Saturday night.
Frolik stopped a 20-game drought with his first goal since Nov. 16, also against the Coyotes.
Hickey’s OT goal helps Isles stay strong at home vs Flames
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders have found their footing in Brooklyn once again, and the road-weary Calgary Flames don't feel too bad about Monday night's result, either.
Thomas Hickey scored 1:53 into overtime, helping the Islanders rebound from a vexing West Coast trip with a 2-1 win over the Flames.
Frolik scores 49 seconds into OT, Flames beat Coyotes 2-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Stopped twice on dangerous chances earlier, Michael Frolik wasn't about to let Mike Smith deny him a third time.
Frolik scored 49 seconds into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night.
Frolik stole the puck from Brad Richardson after a faceoff in the Flames' end and skated in at top speed and ripped a shot inside the post on Coyotes goalie Mike Smith for his team-leading sixth of the season.