The Flames make first cuts: roster down to 60

Ryan Pike
September 25 2016 03:35PM

The Calgary Flames have made their first roster moves of the 2016-17 training camp. They announced via press release the trimming of their camp roster by five, and none of the names are particularly shocking.

The team has assigned Aaron Hyman to the Calgary Hitmen, Matthew Phillips to the Victoria Royals, Nick Schneider to the Medicine Hat Tigers and Brayden Burke to the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Dennis Kravchenko has also been axed, but has accepted an invite to the Stockton Heat training camp that opens next week.

The moves put their camp roster down to 60: 6 goalies, 20 defensemen and 34 forwards.

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Flames training camp notes: Glen Gulutzan prioritizes puck possession

Ryan Pike
September 25 2016 08:00AM

Training camp for the 2016-17 season is underway for the Calgary Flames, as three different on-ice groups are taking part in daily sessions. With a brand new head coach in Glen Gulutzan and many new players, there's a lot to take in.

I managed to take in all of Saturday's on-ice sessions, and here are my main takeaways.

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A handy guide to 2016-17 camp battles

Ryan Pike
September 24 2016 08:00AM

Main training camp is now officially underway for the 60+ players that the Calgary Flames have brought in to vie for roster spots. Let's be brutally honest, though: all 60+ players don't have the same chance at said spots. Some jobs are spoken for, and only a precious few are up for grabs.

In the interest of sweet, sweet clarity we present to you our guide to 2016-17's Training Camp Battles (in order of importance).

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Taking a look at Calgary's camp tryouts

Ryan Pike
September 22 2016 08:00AM

The Calgary Flames announced their training camp roster last night, including dozens of players from previous seasons of the team... and six names we probably didn't expect to see.

Those six? They're the few. They proud. The professional tryouts.

Let's get to know them, shall we?

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The Flames announce 2016-17 main camp roster and schedule

Ryan Pike
September 21 2016 06:51PM

The 2015-16 season was not very good for the Calgary Flames. They had bad goaltending, bad defensive zone play, bad special teams and, ultimately, a pretty disappointing result in the standings.

The first step to a better result kicks off this week, as main training camp for the 2016-17 season gets underway with medical testing on Thursday and on-ice action beginning on Friday.

Full roster after the jump: [inj. = injured; WC = World Cup]

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