Highlights from the waiver wire: 10/9/16 edition

Jonathan Willis
October 09 2016 04:00PM

Ten more players were placed on waivers on Sunday, including a pair of established NHL forwards.

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Report: Brad Treliving visited Gaudreau this week

Ryan Pike
October 09 2016 03:00PM

The ongoing Johnny Gaudreau saga got a little bit more interesting this week. According to multiple reports, Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving met Gaudreau's camp in New York earlier this week.

TSN senior writer Frank Seravalli first reported the trip via a tweet mid-week:

His report was corroborated in this week's edition of Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts:

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A Jankowski hat trick leads Flames prospects this weekend

Ryan Pike
October 09 2016 01:15PM

The hockey season is starting up rather rapidly throughout the world. European teams have begun their regular seasons. Canadian major junior teams are a few weeks into their seasons. North American minor league teams are into the meat of the training camps. College teams are just getting underway.

In short? We finally have some substantive prospect updates to share.

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Flames release Lauri Korpikoski from his tryout

Ryan Pike
October 09 2016 10:32AM

The Calgary Flames roster is getting a little bit closer to its opening night form.

The club announced today that they've released Lauri Korpikoski from his professional tryout.

The move drops the Flames to 27 players: two goalies, nine defensemen and 16 forwards (including Ladislav Smid, Daniel Pribyl and the contract-less Johnny Gaudreau).

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How are the Flames looking cap-wise?

Ryan Pike
October 09 2016 09:00AM

The National Hockey League roster deadline is this coming Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. MT. At that time, teams must be both compliant with the league's roster requirements and with their salary cap requirements.

With a few days and a few decisions remaining, how are the Calgary Flames looking in respect to their cap compliance?

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