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Head on over to the stadium early with a group of friends for a tailgating party. Have everyone cluster their cars together and let down the tailgates. Dust off the grill, assign a tailgate chef and bring enough coolers for drinks and cold food. Even folks who don’t love football can at least enjoy a …

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Many people like to watch the biggest football game of the year with friends, and with good reason. The Super Bowl is a big game and all of the hoopla around it creates a fun atmosphere from the start. If you are throwing a Super Bowl party, then add in some games that are sure …

Bill Arnold et al. in uniform

Pavel Karnaukhov won’t have to travel far to carve out a career in the National Hockey League. He can drag his gear 30 feet down the hall, from the locker room of the Calgary Hitmen to that of the Calgary Flames. The Flames made Karnaukhov, 18, their third pick (No. 136) in the 2015 NHL …

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Andrew Mangiapane went undrafted. Twice. He didn’t get through a third. Slipping through both the OHL Priority Draft and the 2014 NHL Draft, Mangiapane earned his moment in Florida, with the Calgary Flames selecting the 19-year-old in the sixth round (No. 166) of the 2015 draft. “It feels … I’m speechless,” Mangiapane said. “Speechless. So …

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With the 60th overall selection in the 2015 NHL Draft, the Calgary Flames have selected defenceman Oliver Kylington of Farjestads BK Karlstad (SHL). Kylington split the 2014-15 season between Farjestad of the Swedish Hockey League, scoring two goals and five points in 18 games, and AIK of Sweden’s second division, where he had four goals …

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An early arrival is cautioned. The ‘Red Mile’ no longer remains dormant. After a six-year absence, and some will argue longer, the ‘C of Red’ is alive and well. It’s back. And it’s best to show up early. Or miss out. The patrons who are prompting the early arrival? They’re eager with anticipation. Cautiously. And …

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  Nicklas Lidstrom, Sergei Fedorov, Chris Pronger, Phil Housley, Angela Ruggiero, Peter Karmanos Jr. and Bill Hay are the Class of 2015 for the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Hall announced Monday. The induction ceremony will be Nov. 9 at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Lidstrom, Fedorov and Pronger each was chosen in his …

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Though the 2015 NHL Draft is in the rearview mirror, the Calgary Flames general manager will be increasingly busy as free agency gets set to open July 1st. And he expects a frenzy league-wide. “There will be guys that get signed,” Treliving said from the floor following the draft. “What you’re finding now, at least …

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It didn’t take long for Pavel Karnaukhov to adjust to playing in North America and he quickly solidified himself as one of the Calgary Hitmen’s top offensive threats in the 2014-15 season. The Belarusian forward scored 20 goals and 42 points in his first season in the WHL, which ranked him eighth in team scoring. …

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Five picks and the addition of Dougie Hamilton left Brad Treliving happy leaving Florida. The Calgary Flames general manager suggested his group leaves the 2015 NHL Draft optimistic, especially on the blue line. “Where we go away today from where we came in two days ago in terms of our defence depth chart, I think we’ve helped …