FN Offseason Plans

Kent Wilson
April 22 2016 02:00PM

Brad Treliving and the Calgary Flames no doubt have some big summer plans: find a goalie, get rid of some deadweight and draft in the top three (fingers crossed) to say the least. FlamesNation plans to be there when all that happens, of course, but we have a collection of other series and projects up our sleeves as well. 

Here's an overview of what we're planning. Take a look and let us know what you think. 

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What are realistic expectations for Daniel Pribyl?

Pat Steinberg
April 22 2016 10:00AM


With Calgary's soon to be confirmed signing of Czech product Daniel Pribyl, many of us have become very curious about the 23-year-old winger. Just what are the Flames getting in the former sixth round pick of the Habs? At this point, no one knows for sure how Pribyl might translate to the NHL, but we do have some recent examples to compare him to. As I see it, this could go one of three ways.

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The NationDrafts Midseason Winner

April 22 2016 07:00AM

My friends, today I am here to bestow the honour of greatness upon a group of fantasy hockey heroes. This group of fantasy warriors put their money where their mouthes are and stepped up by entering a top-20 calibre fantasy team. Today, we announce the winners of the mid-season NationDrafts pool!

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
April 22 2016 05:00AM

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Kyle Dubas staying with the Leafs, 5 losses that shaped the Canucks season, City says no to CalgaryNEXT, should McDavid be Captain in Edmonton, does hitting mean you don't have the puck, how likely can a team come back from 3-1, Top 10 All-time fighters, Jesse Puljujarvi, Patrick Laine and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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20 years ago, Jarome Iginla made his NHL debut

Ryan Pike
April 21 2016 02:00PM

In something that will no doubt make many of us feel quite old, today's the anniversary of a pretty noteworthy event in Calgary Flames - and National Hockey League - history. Twenty years ago today, highly-touted Western Hockey League product Jarome Iginla was whisked from Kamloops (where the Blazers had just been eliminated from the post-season) to Calgary to make his NHL debut in Game 3 of the Flames' first round series with Chicago.

Iginla was +2 with three shots on goal (and an assist), but the Flames lost the game 7-5 en route to a series sweep by the Blackhawks.

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