Hartley: Smid and Byron Not Practicing 'Til After Monday

Ryan Pike
September 19 2015 02:34PM

There wasn't any big news in Calgary today, as the Calgary Flames continued to prepare for the 2015-16 season with a scrimmage and a few practices.

But following today's on-ice activities, Flames head coach Bob Hartley shared some information about Ladislav Smid and Paul Byron in regards to their progression. Basically: they won't be on-ice with the three practice groups until after Monday's pre-season openers in Calgary and Edmonton.

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Day 2 Scrimmage and Camp Open Thread

Ryan Pike
September 19 2015 08:00AM

It's the second day of main camp!

For those of you wanting to head down, Group B (Nieuwendyk) scrimmages with Group C (McCrimmon) at 10am! Get down early, because space is limited.

Group B also practices at 9am, while Group C practices after the scrimmage at 11am. Group A practices at noon, after the two scrimmage groups.

Here's who's scrimmaging today:

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Jon Gillies Sidelined With Upper Body Injury (Perhaps A Concussion)

Ryan Pike
September 18 2015 05:19PM

Aside from the usual discussions of lines and pairings on the first day of training camp, it was a rather light news day. Word from Winsport is that Jonas Hiller and Garnet Hathaway were absent with the flu bug that's going around, while Jon Gillies was also absent.


Well, he might have a concussion, stemming from a goal-mouth collision in the second period of Wednesday's 5-1 win over the University of Calgary Dinos.

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FlamesNation's All-Time Greatest Flames Team

Ryan Pike
September 18 2015 03:00PM

For the past month we've been profiling the best and brightest of the history of the Calgary Flames franchise. Now? It's time to see how the All-Time Greatest Flames Team fits together.

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Scotiabank's Thrilling Offer - The Hockey Adventure of a Lifetime

Ryan Pike
September 18 2015 12:45PM


(Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports)

The 2015-16 National Hockey League season is almost upon us. The season consists of 82 games where teams compete for the ultimate prize – The Stanley Cup. Your friends at Scotiabank are offering a way for you to get closer to the game with the potential to win a Hockey Adventure of a Lifetime.

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