Considering Patrick Thoresen

Kent Wilson
July 11 2011 09:29PM

 

 

Most Flames fans probably remember Patrick Thoresen as a part-time grinder who played for the Oilers and Flyers a few years back. Other might recall he suffered a truly horrible injury blocking a shot in Philadelphia before fleeing the NHL for Europe. The truth is Thoresen was probably a better player than he appeared during his cup of coffee in the NHL and he's established himself as one of the best players outside the league since he bolted.

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Flames Trade Keith Seabrook

Kent Wilson
July 09 2011 01:37PM

 

 

The Flames announced via twitter today that they have acquired defenseman Jordan Henry from the Florida Panthers for Keith Seabrook.

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Talking About John Gaudreau

Kent Wilson
July 08 2011 10:38AM

 

 

When the Flames announced John Gaudreau's name at the entry draft in Minnesota, it was the first time I'd ever heard of him. I had to look his stats at hockeydb to make sure he was a real hockey player. There I discovered he put up fine numbers, but was the size of most 10th-graders at 5'6" and 140 pounds.

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Flames Potential Trade Partner: Washington Capitals

Kent Wilson
July 07 2011 02:07PM

 

 

While the UFA market is mostly tapped out, a few other potential avenues of improvement still exist for Feaster and the Calgary Flames. The latest may be the Washington Capitals and their precarious cap position. Washington boasts a number of things the Flames need, so a cap friendly trade for them might be benefical for both clubs.

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Flames Re-sign Irving plus Pelech News

Kent Wilson
July 06 2011 09:49PM

 

 

Some minor news out of Flamesland today. First, the club announced the re-signing of RFA Leland Irving to a one-year, two-way deal worth $600,000. Second,, Former first rounder Matt Pelech was signed by the San Jose Sharks to a similar one year, two-way $550,000 contract.

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