Breaking Down The Sam Bennett Decision

Ryan Pike
February 21 2015 02:00PM

The Calgary Flames finally returned Sam Bennett to his junior club, the Ontario Hockey League's Kingston Frontenacs. The announcement was made this morning and followed by a media availability both with Bennett and Flames general manager Brad Treliving.

Here's the gist of what happened and the decision-making regarding Bennett's assignment.

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Joni Ortio Out 6-8 Weeks

Ryan Pike
February 21 2015 01:00PM

Amidst the assignment of Sam Bennett to the OHL, Flames general manager Brad Treliving dropped another big announcement at his media availability today.

Goaltender Joni Ortio, the starting netminder in Adirondack and the undisputed #3 man in the pecking order, is out 6-8 weeks with what Treliving described as a high ankle sprain. Per Treliving, the injury occurred in the first period of Adirondack's 4-3 overtime loss against the Oklahoma City Barons last night in OKC.

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FN Mailbag - February 21 2015

Christian Roatis
February 21 2015 11:00AM


Everybody’s favorite mailbag, our Flames mailbag, is back chock-full of juicy questions demanding to be answered!

Being a (twitter) people pleaser, I shall comply.

The focus today is the Trade Deadline, so let’s dive straight into it.

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Flames Assign Sam Bennett to Kingston

Ryan Pike
February 21 2015 10:00AM

In a move that ends weeks and weeks of speculation, the Calgary Flames today announced that they're returning center Sam Bennett to the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Nation World HQ
February 21 2015 08:00AM


It's Saturday, and that means it's time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, the fine folks at the Royal Half summarize the week that was with hot takes from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division. These are those hot takes. 

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