Preseason Gameday Update - September 29th

Pat Steinberg
September 29 2010 12:52PM

OTTAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 9: Ales Kotalik #26 of the Calgary Flames looks to fire a snap shot from the top of the circle in a game against the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place on February 9, 2010 in Ottawa, Canada. The Ottawa Senators defeated the Calgary Flames 3-2. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

A fairly veteran squad has landed in Saskatoon for the Calgary Flames who will take on the New York Islanders in exhibition action tonight (7 pm, Rogers Sportsnet Flames and The FAN 960).  22 players made the trip, and with no morning skate today, we won't know till pregame warmup what we're looking at in terms of lines, lineup etc.

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Preseason Gameday Update - September 28th

Pat Steinberg
September 28 2010 01:33PM

Calgary Flames goalie Henrik Karlsson gets help from teammate Tim Jackman while blocking a shot from Vancouver Canucks Brendan Morrison (R) during the second period of their NHL pre-season hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia September 21, 2010.     REUTERS/Andy Clark   (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)

 

The Calgary Flames will take on a rather veteran Phoenix Coyotes lineup tonight at the Saddledome for their fourth preseason affair this year (7:30 pm, TSN and The FAN 960).  The Coyotes team will resemble very closely their opening day roster, while Calgary will have a number of notable names not playing.  It's also the home debut of Henrik Karlsson in net.

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Training Camp Update - September 27th

Pat Steinberg
September 27 2010 03:36PM

DALLAS - JANUARY 27: Left wing Rene Bourque #17 of the Calgary Flames at American Airlines Center on January 27, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

For the first time in four days, Niklas Hagman was back on the practice ice at the Saddledome as the Calgary Flames continued 2010 training camp.  While he returned, both Rene Bourque and Raitis Ivanans were not on the ice for what the team called maintenance reasons.

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Preseason Gameday Update - September 25th

Pat Steinberg
September 25 2010 01:06PM

WASHINGTON - MARCH 28: Mikka Kiprusoff #34 of the Calgary Flames rests during a break in the game against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on March 28, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames will play their third preseason game tonight at the Saddledome when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning (7 pm, The Fan 960).  Calgary hasn't played since Tuesday, when they took 3-2 and 3-1 wins against the Vancouver Canucks.  Tampa Bay is coming off a game Thursday in Edmonton, where they fell 5-2 to the Oilers.  A number of notes to set this game up.

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Training Camp Roster Reduced by 14

Pat Steinberg
September 24 2010 01:26PM

OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 4:  Mitch Wahl #14 of Team USA skates with the puck during the game against Team Czech Republic at the relegation round of the IIHF World Junior Championships at Scotiabank Place on January 04, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  Team USA defeated Team Czech Republic 3-2 in overtime.  (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames reduced their training camp roster by 14 players on Friday morning, sending all 14 players to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.  Of the players, Mitch Wahl is probably the most surprising to be assigned, mostly because of how he's impressed as of late.

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