April 03 2015 11:06AM
The Flames have made a roster move, but it's not the one you may have expected.
The team announced this morning that they have summoned defender Tyler Wotherspoon from the American Hockey League's Adirondack Flames, using up the team's fourth and final non-emergency recall. (We think.)
This means that Sam Bennett likely won't be joining the NHL club, at least for the time being.
April 03 2015 09:00AM
Sam Bennett's Kingston Frontenacs were finally swept by the North Bay Battalion last night, ending their first round Ontario Hockey League series and, potentially, Bennett's junior career.
Mark Edwards of HockeyProspect.com tweeted this post-game:
Home from Kingston game, Fronts season is done but Sam Bennett is heading to Edmonton. Calgary is in there Saturday night. #Flames— Mark Edwards (@MarkEdwardsHP) April 3, 2015
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April 03 2015 06:30AM
The Oilers tank continues, Leafs draft plans, Flames luck and new arena plans, Byfuglien suspended for brutal cross-check, the Calder Trophy race, 2015 draft prospects and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.
April 03 2015 02:12AM
A few weeks back, the Calgary Flames lost 4-0 to the St. Louis Blues.
The Blues are, in so many ways, what Calgary wants to turn into in a few years. The Blues are a deep, deep team. They've drafted well. They have good coaching. They have a team that can roll four good lines and hurt you in many ways.
They hurt Calgary in many ways tonight. The Flames lost 4-1. It was a game many expected Calgary to lose, and it provided many lessons.
April 02 2015 02:00PM
With just five games remaining in their regular season schedule, the Calgary Flames sit in what's become familiar territory this season: in a playoff spot.
The Flames head to the Gateway to the West, St. Louis, tonight. They have lost their first two games this season against the Blues, but they've also been on a tear of late, winning two of the first three games of this five-game road trip. And after two games against the Blues, particularly a close one that got away from them a bit on St. Patrick's Day (losing 4-0 at home), the Flames will be a motivated bunch tonight.
After all, a win - or even a point - will go a long, long way to cementing their playoff status.
Puck drop is at 6pm MT on Sportsnet West and Sportsnet 960 The Fan!