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  • Rittich earns a shutout, Flames blank Canucks 3-0

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary’s top line produced and goaltender David Rittich got to work on proving he’s an NHL starter. Rittich made 34 saves, including 18 in the third period, as Calgary beat the…

  • Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Flames 5-3

    DENVER (AP) — Mikko Rantanen missed training camp and the preseason, yet showed he hasn’t missed a beat after a summer of uncertainty. Rantanen had two goals less than a week after agreeing to a…

  • Oilers-Flames Sums

    Edmonton 0 0 2—2 Calgary 0 2 1—3 First Period_None. Penalties_Larsson, EDM, (interference), 7:27; Rieder, CGY, (interference), 14:19; Bear, EDM, (high sticking), 18:53. Second Period_1, Calgary, Rieder (Jankowski, Czarnik), 6:26. 2, Calgary, Lucic (Brodie, Andersson),…

  • Crosby leaves preseason finale with apparent foot injury

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby left the Pittsburgh Penguins’ preseason finale against Buffalo in the first period Saturday after taking a shot off his skate. Hit by a shot from Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella, Crosby…

  • Mantha, Rasmussen help Red Wings beat Blues

    CALUMET, Mich. (AP) — Anthony Mantha and Michael Rasmussen each scored twice to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Thursday night in a Kraft Hockeyville preseason…

  • Jets-Flames Sums

    Winnipeg 0 0 0—0 Calgary 0 2 0—2 First Period_None. Penalties_Poolman, WPG, major (high sticking), 5:49. Second Period_1, Calgary, Monahan (Gaudreau, Giordano), 13:37 (pp). 2, Calgary, Bennett (Backlund, Frolik), 14:10. Penalties_Beaulieu, WPG, (tripping), 12:37. Third…

  • Flames-Jets Sums

    Calgary 0 0 1—1 Winnipeg 1 0 3—4 First Period_1, Winnipeg, Roslovic (Little, Poolman), 0:50. Penalties_Pelletier, CGY, (hooking), 4:00. Second Period_None. Penalties_Green, WPG, (delay of game), 5:13; Mangiapane, CGY, (tripping), 7:08; Robinson, CGY, (high sticking),…

  • Flames-Oilers Sums

    Calgary 2 0 0—2 Edmonton 1 2 3—6 First Period_1, Edmonton, Chiasson (Larsson, Cave), 2:44. 2, Calgary, Bennett (Backlund, Stone), 7:01. 3, Calgary, Lomberg (Kylington, Rinaldo), 13:30. Penalties_Chiasson, EDM, (high sticking), 14:15. Second Period_4, Edmonton,…

  • Salary cap economics squeezing out NHL’s middle class

    Stanley Cup-winning experience isn’t worth what it used to be. Neither is experience of any kind. As NHL teams move toward paying their stars more money and relying on young players to fill the gaps,…

  • Defending champion Blues surrounded by tough teams in West

    St. Louis had better dig in for its repeat bid. The defending Stanley Cup champion Blues will have their hands full in the Western Conference, which seems to have a slew of contenders. And, every…