Flames ink Martin and Elson

Kent Wilson
September 23 2011 10:01AM



I noted this in the comments elsewhere, but the Calgary Flames announced the signing of camp invitees Trurner Elson and James Martin yesterday. The pair are both junior eligible players who slipped through the draft and were therefore available as free agents.

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P3L Suspended for Five Games

Kent Wilson
September 22 2011 03:21PM



Scott Cruicshank reported via twitter that Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond has been suspended for five games thanks to his hit from behind during the game in Vancouver on Tuesday. Leblonde was given a two minute boarding penalty and a 10 minute misconduct at the time.

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Flames Cut 19

Kent Wilson
September 21 2011 03:08PM



Brent Sutter and Jay Feaster reduced the training camp clutter today, cutting some 19 players. Most aren't terribly surprising, with a huge bulk of the guys being assigned to Abbotsford.

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Flames/Canucks Split Game Thoughts

Kent Wilson
September 21 2011 09:28AM



Pat Steinberg has a good overview of the Flames home game here. Unlike him, though, I wasn't at the Saddledome rubbing shoulders with the important people. Instead I stayed at home and switched between internet feed and SNET broadcast so I could catch as much action as possible.

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Flames Intrasquad Game Thoughts

Kent Wilson
September 19 2011 05:08PM



I dropped by the final training camp practice today. It turned out to be an intrasquad game which garnered some limited though interesting observations of some of the players involved.

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