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An investigation has been launched within Hockey Calgary following two "disturbing" videos from a minor hockey dressing room. 

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It's trade season and the Calgary Flames' roster now includes Jacob Markstrom, formally of the Vancouver Canucks. 

The Swedish goalie signed with the Flames on October 9 and left the Canucks in the dust for the nice, long six-year contract.

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While some of us may center ourselves around hockey, Calgary Flames Milan Lucic is busy living his best dad life in Alberta. 

Lucic is a father of three and when he’s not busy winning the Stanley Cup or showing off his skating skills, he’s out exploring all the hidden gems of Alberta. 

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Albertans can kiss their playoff dreams goodbye. On Thursday, August 20, the Calgary Flames suffered a 7-3 loss against the Dallas Stars, resulting in them getting booted out of the playoffs. In the midst of the loss, Matthew Tkachuk's reaction really said it all. 

Thursday night's game against Dallas was a must-win for the Flames if they wanted to advance to the next round. 

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Hockey is making a comeback and we couldn’t be more excited about it. While sports haven't been all that exciting over the past few months, they're coming back with force. The NHL is about to get a little bit bigger thanks to a new Seattle NHL team. The Calgary Flames put out a creative welcome video for the team and it’s the best thing ever. 

Exhibition games have already begun and it feels great to have Canada’s past time back. 

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Could this be the first of many? Canadian Travis Hamonic is the first player to opt-out of the NHL restart. The rest of this season's games are supposed to start in August with Toronto and Edmonton as hub cities.

The league posted online about Hamonic's decision to not hit the ice again when games get back underway. 

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And you thought Elon Musk's son had a wild name. On Wednesday, June 24, the Hockey Hall Of Fame announced the six latest entries for their prestigious membership. Among them is Calgary Flames' beloved former player, Jarome Iginla. When announcing the news, the Flames revealed Jarome Iginla's full name. Buckle up, it's a doozy.

Though born in Edmonton, Iginla built his legacy for their rival team, the Calgary Flames. He joined the team during the 1996 Stanley Cup playoffs. 

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By now everyone's got their quarantine hobbies more or less figured out. Some are baking bread, while others are getting adorable pedicures from their young daughters. Calgary Flames star Milan Lucic was caught doing just that on Tuesday, May 16. Seeing photos of a sports star letting his daughter paint his toenails is a whole new level of cute. 

The Calgary Flames posted two photos of the at-home spa day. One photo featured Lucic lying back on a couch with a small dog in his lap. His daughters can be seen working on his feet in a pedicure bowl. 

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The Calgary Flames have changed plans and decided to offer an "income bridge support program," after all. Before their announcement on Sunday, March 15, players and fans had been stepping up in efforts to help all of the out-of-work arena staff. The announcement explained that employees who are applying for Employment Insurance will also receive a "top-up" from the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation (CSEC) which will get the Calgary Flames employees up to about 95% of their wages. 

The NHL declared its suspension on Thursday, March 12. Following this, it was announced that the players would still be making their wages during the temporary shutdown.

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With everyone panicking over COVID-19, you know you've goofed up when it seems all people can tweet about are your financial decisions. The Calgary Flames came under fire after telling part-timers they won't be paid for the suspended season. Now, fans are picking up the slack and even Flames players are donating money to the staff.

After novel coronavirus had the whole 2019-2020 NHL season officially suspended, it seemed the hockey world finally cooled down.

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On Sunday, March 8, the internet exploded with posts in celebration of International Women's Day. The celebration even extended into the NHL as Sportsnet put together an all-female broadcast crew for the Calgary Flames game agains the Vegas Golden Knights. The history-making crew covered all bases from the broadcast booth to the sidelines.

In a pre-game address, Tara Slone spoke to Ron MacLean, introducing the big event.

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The Calgary Stampede becomes the latest organization to get its funding slashed as part of Alberta's Budget 2020. In the proposed budget document released on Thursday, February 27, 2020, the UCP government announced that one of the grants used to fund the Calgary Stampede would be cut by 10%. Beyond the initial 10%, PETA insists that these cuts should be increased even further. 

The government actually provides a number of grants to festivals around the province. The Calgary Stampede received about $6.7 million in funding from the government for their 2019 event, according to the Calgary Herald

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