The things you need to know about the 2016 Flames draft class

Pat Steinberg
June 25 2016 07:28PM

You're not going to find many more varied draft classes than the one we saw assembled by the Calgary Flames at the 2016 NHL Draft. The Flames added nine players to the organization from every position in Buffalo and did so from six different leagues. After getting an exclusive chat with Calgary's Director of Amateur Scouting Tod Button, we've got the low down on a very interesting 2016 group.

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The biggest questions after round one

Pat Steinberg
June 24 2016 11:45PM


Round one of the the 2016 NHL Draft is signed, sealed, and delivered and the Calgary Flames did not disappoint. Not only did the Flames enjoy the good fortune of having Matthew Tkachuk fall to them at six overall, they were also able to acquire goaltender Brian Elliott from the St. Louis Blues for a reasonable price. With round two just around the corner, here are the biggest questions after round one.

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5 things you need to know from Buffalo (so far)

Pat Steinberg
June 23 2016 09:53PM


The countdown to the 2016 NHL Draft has entered its final stages with the Calgary Flames right in the middle of the action. The Flames have been connected to numerous trade rumours and will likely continue that way until they leave Buffalo on Saturday. With plenty swirling around so far, here are the top Calgary takeaways from Western New York so far.

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RFA Profile: Joe Colborne

Pat Steinberg
June 21 2016 10:00AM

Of all the pending restricted free agents for the Calgary Flames, Joe Colborne is by far the most interesting and the most contentious. Coming off a career season, conventional wisdom would suggest Colborne is poised to cash in with a nice new contract. The circumstances surrounding his 2015-2016 season, though, make a big raise much less of a sure thing. So what does the future hold for Colborne in a Flames uniform?

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RFA Profile: Josh Jooris

Pat Steinberg
May 31 2016 10:00AM

For a second straight summer, the Calgary Flames have a relatively easy decision on their hands when it comes to Josh Jooris. Since debuting with the Flames in October of 2014, Jooris has given the team solid value in his two NHL seasons to date. I don't think there should be much debate as to Jooris's immediate future with Calgary, but perhaps you disagree.

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