September 16 2015 03:00PM
Doug Gilmour was a player of much debate when the contributors of FN were discussing the all-time greatest Flames team. He was a great player who had a Hall of Fame career. The problem wasn't his talent but rather the length of time he was a Flame. Gilmour didn't spend a lot of time in a Flames uniform and is generally always associated with the Leafs. But after much debate ... nobody felt right leaving Gilmour off the greatest Flames team as he was one of the best centers and players the team ever had.
September 16 2015 01:30PM
As the veterans prepare for fitness testing and medicals tomorrow, the youngest Calgary Flames hit the ice one last time during prospect camp. Their opponents on this occasion? A bit of an older crew, in the form of the University of Calgary Dinos.
Check out the action live at the Markin McPhail Centre at Winsport beginning at 7pm MT!
September 16 2015 12:00PM
Sam Bennett is the highest drafted player in Flames history and the organizations current unequivocal best prospect. His draft +1 year was mostly used to rehab a bum shoulder but it also featured a short dominating stint back in the OHL with Kingston Frontenacs and a modest playoff run with the Flames. This year he will most certainly be a lock to make the big club and become a full-time NHLer.
September 16 2015 09:00AM
Training camp has finally arrived and we can start talking about the Flames depth chart for the season. Calgary's blueline got a big infusion of talent with the Dougie Hamilton acquisition, but took a couple of (extremely) minor hits with the loss of depth guys David Schlemko and Raphael Diaz. That means there are a few ways the defensive pairings could shake out.
Here's how I think things will shake out. Or would, if I was Bob Hartley.
September 15 2015 03:00PM
Our latest entry in the All-Time Flames Team is probably one of the most underrated National Hockey League Players of all-time. And stop me if you've heard this one.
A smaller player with incredible offensive talent and a fair amount of fearlessness in the corners, this player plied his trade with the NCAA's Boston College Eagles before an NHL club took a chance on him. His name? Joe Mullen.