Archive for the ‘Calgary Flames’ Category

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Calgary head coach Peters apologizes for offensive language Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters has apologized for using "offensive language" towards a Nigerian-born player in the minor leagues a decade ago, according to a letter obtained by Canadian network TSN. The apology came in a letter to the general manager of the Flames, who along with the National Hockey League are investigating whether Peters used a racial slur towards Akim Aliu.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters is under investigation by the NHL and the club after allegations surfaced that used racial slurs when talking with a player 10 years ago. As of Tuesday morning, the Flames had made no decision about the coach's job status, Canadian outlet TSN reported. The Seattle Mariners added potential starting pitching help on Tuesday, signing right-hander Kendall Graveman to a one-year, $1.5 million deal, The Athletic reported.

Flames keep fire in belly as Panthers visit

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

The statistical evidence surrounding the Calgary Flames is loaded with superlatives. Heading into their home clash with the Florida Panthers on Friday night, the Flames (28-13-4) sit atop the Western Conference and are second overall in the NHL. The 60 points they've collected in 45 games qualifies for the second-fastest start in franchise history, trailing only the Stanley Cup-winning squad of 1988-89.