Notes From Brad Treliving's Press Conference

Ryan Pike
July 01 2015 04:22PM

After a busy July 1 that saw his club sign Michael Frolik, Karri Ramo and Derek Grant, and acquire a conditional pick for Max Reinhart, Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving addressed the assembled media at the Scotiabank Saddledome earlier this afternoon.

In case you missed it, here's what he had to say.

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Flames Trade Max Reinhart To Nashville

Ryan Pike
July 01 2015 02:27PM

The Calgary Flames have made another organizational depth tweak, trading forward Max Reinhart to the Nashville Predators.

The return for the 23-year-old restricted free agent is a conditional fourth round choice in the 2016 NHL Draft. It's unclear what the conditions are on the pick at time of this writing.

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Flames Add Derek Grant On Two-Way Deal

Ryan Pike
July 01 2015 02:15PM

The Calgary Flames made a smaller move amidst all the hubbub of the big July 1 deals. The club announced that it's signed 25-year-old Derek Grant to a one-year contract.

Based on the reported structure of the deal, it appears to be primarily a move for the Stockton Heat.

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Report: Flames Lock Up Michael Frolik

Ryan Pike
July 01 2015 11:00AM

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It's been a week full of smart, calculated moves by sophomore Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving. Sounds like we're about to get another one.

UPDATE: Sportsnet's Elliott Friedman reports on the cap hit:

TSN's Bob McKenzie very recently tweeted that the Flames are closing in on winger Michael Frolik.

Chris Johnston of Sportsnet reported a similar thing, for what it's worth.

TVA's Renaud Lavoie is saying the deal is done.

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Flames Interested in Viktor Tikhonov

Kent Wilson
July 01 2015 10:23AM

Calgary is popping up in a lot of rumours today. Clearly the Flames brass has decided to be extremely aggressive this season, in contrast to their relatively passive summer last year. Amazing what a little success can do. 

The latest target seems to be KHL forward Viktor Tikhonov. 

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