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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The Pros and Cons of Anton Babchuk

Kent Wilson
July 05 2011 09:41AM

 

 

During the season I was adamant the Flames should not re-sign Anton Babchuk when his ticket expired in the summer. This probably struck many people as odd - the big Ukrainian scored eight goals and 27 points in just 69 games for the Flames and was a +18 to boot. He also added an element to Calgary's power-play that has been missing since Dion Pahneuf left town: a booming slapshot from the point.

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Anton Babchuk Update

Kent Wilson
July 04 2011 10:46AM

 

 

According to agent Jay Grossman, Anton Babchuk is near to signing a two-yer deal with the Calgary Flames.

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Clay Wilson Update

Kent Wilson
July 03 2011 07:05PM

 

 

You may missed it during the weekend flurry, but the Flames signed one of the highest scoring AHL defenders available in Clay Wilson. The 28-year old scored 60 points in 2009-10 for the Rochester Americans and followed that up with 48 points in 66 games last year. He also had a cup of coffee with the Florida Panthers, scoring five points in 15 games.

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