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Edmonton Oilers grab 3-2 win over Calgary Flames – Edmonton
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Edmonton Oilers grab 3-2 win over Calgary Flames – Edmonton

The second installment of the Battle of Alberta had much different ending than it did two weeks ago. The Edmonton Oilers rallied in the third to pick up a tight 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames Saturday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.With the win, the Oilers have swept a three game road trip and are now winners of four straight.“We only see Calgary three times, they got one, so it was nice to get one,” said Zach Hyman.The first period was scoreless with the Oilers failing to capitalize on two power play chances. Tyler Toffoli had a shorthanded breakaway for the Flames but was denied by Stuart Skinner. Read more: Edmonton Oilers grab wild 6-5 win in Chicago Story continues below advertisement Mikael Backlund had...
Flames stay red hot in 4-1 win over Penguins – Calgary
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Flames stay red hot in 4-1 win over Penguins – Calgary

Nazem Kadri remained red-hot on Tuesday, extending his points streak to six games with two goals and an assist to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jonathan Huberdeau, with his first as a Flame, and Michael Stone also scored for Calgary (5-1-0).Evgeni Malkin had the lone goal for Pittsburgh (4-2-1), which loses both ends of its back-to-back set in Alberta in regulation after starting the season with points in their first five games.Sidney Crosby, who entered the night with 11 points in six games and was seeking his 900th career assist, was kept off the scoresheet.Netminder Jacob Markstrom, only tested two times over the first 18 minutes of the game, was a lot busier the rest of the way finishing with 32 stops to improve to 4-0-0. Story ...
New-look Flames end season-opening drought with 5-3 win over Avalanche – Calgary
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New-look Flames end season-opening drought with 5-3 win over Avalanche – Calgary

The Calgary Flames won their season opener for the first time in well over a decade with a 5-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. The Flames halted the NHL‘s longest active winless streak in openers — 0-10-2 after their last win in 2009 — by scoring twice in the second and third periods. 5:50 Calgary Flames take on Stanley Cup champions Colorado Avalanche in season home opener Dillon Dube scored short-handed and defenceman Rasmus Andersson scored in the middle period. Elias Lindholm and Tyler Toffoli contributed power-play goals in the third and Brett Ritchie also scored for Calgary. ...
Edmonton Oilers blanked 4-0 by Calgary Flames in pre-season game
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Edmonton Oilers blanked 4-0 by Calgary Flames in pre-season game

The Edmonton Oilers were shut out for the second-straight pre-season game, falling 4-0 to the Flames in Calgary on Wednesday night. “There’s things we can do better offensively for sure, but I look at the positives of that game,” Oilers head coach Jay Woodcroft said. “I thought Tyson Barrie played a heck of a game. He showed a lot of leadership. Two games in a row on the road, as a veteran player to come in and perform the way he did I thought that was excellent. I thought Philip Kemp turned in a really good game. Pickard in net played really well and there was some good signs in our team game. Again, the penalty kill was very good — and some things to build on and some things to work on.”The first period was scoreless though the Flames carried the play, outshooting the Oilers 13-...