UFA Weekend Open Thread

Kent Wilson
July 02 2011 11:25AM

 

 

Ove 70 players have been signed already, but there remains a few names and a few trade potentials out there. It's possible more things will go down this weekend, so feel free to use this post as an open discussion thread.

 

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Flames Silent On Day One

Kent Wilson
July 01 2011 10:43PM

 

 

While there was a lot of activity today, the Calgary Flames mostly sat on the sidelines, re-signing Chris Butler and a couple of AHLers to perfunctory deals. Although the club is rumored to be in on the Brad Richards sweepstakes, the truth is a lot of their targets were snapped up today and it's highly possible Calgary won't be heavily involved in the 2011 free agent crop.

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UFa Frenzy Live Chat

Kent Wilson
July 01 2011 09:53AM

The chat is scheduled to start at 12pm MST today, but I can convinced to start things sooner if anything major breaks. Come by and marvel at the insanity.

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Comparing the Regehr and Burns Trades

Kent Wilson
June 30 2011 01:13PM

 

 

I've been asked by a number of emailers and commenters to take a look at the Robyn Regehr and Brent Burns swaps since the draft. The comparison seems like an apt one: both are top-four defenders exchanged in the same market to teams looking to shore up their defensive depth. The Sharks have also been interested in Reggie for years and reportedly made a play for him, so it's fair to ask whether Calgary could have gotten a similar package to what Minnesota demanded for Burns.

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Flames Goals and the UFA Market

Kent Wilson
June 29 2011 04:48PM

 

 

In a recent post today "The Flames Head to Free Agency", Scott Reynolds had this to say:

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