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Mikael Backlund signs, lightens free agent load for Calgary Flames

Brad Treliving wasted no time signing a player he clearly believes will be a big part of the Calgary Flames’ future as he re-upped with Mikael Backlund May 20. The contract is for three years and, considering his performance in recent years, is worth a reported $3.575 million per season. Backlund, 26, has spent parts of seven seasons in Calgary, …

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Calgary Flames face familiar foe Anaheim Ducks

After the third seed Calgary Flames upset one division rival in the Vancouver Canucks, their next task of defeating the Anaheim Ducks will be an even more impressive feat. Fortunately for the Flames they have five games’ worth of experience from the regular season they can use to re-familiarize themselves with the Ducks. Although the regular season and the playoffs …

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Three keys for Calgary Flames series win against Vancouver Canucks

For the first time since the 2008-09 season the Calgary Flames are taking part in playoff hockey. Their gift this year: The Vancouver Canucks, who finished a spot above them in the Pacific Division. Though it’s unlikely we’ll see anything like the line brawl from a season ago, the series shouldn’t lack in excitement, especially with how the two teams …

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Kris Russell branching out, Calgary Flames rolling

With Mark Giordano out there was no way around it: someone on the Flames’ back end was going to have to step up and attempt to fill that void. Dennis Wideman has certainly done his part, registering eight points in eight games since Feb. 27 while playing increased minutes. That stretch includes three multi-point games, perhaps suggesting that his well …

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