Seller's Guide to the Calgary Flames

Robert Vollman
February 02 2012 10:18AM

 

 

Calgary's post-season chances are somewhere between 15% and 30%, and based on GM Jay Feaster's recent tweet that "our mandate is to win now" are unlikely to be among the sellers making a lot of waves at the trade deadline.

Though likely to merely stand pat, Calgary has $4.3 million in cap space now, and $5.2 million at the trade deadline, and could be buyers if they go on a bit of a roll in February.

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NN Hockey Pool Update: It's Been A While

Jonathan Willis
February 01 2012 10:30PM

Well, it's been a while. Between zipping down to Edmonton/Calgary for the World Juniors and a host of other things, it's been better than a month since we've checked in on the Nation Network Hockey Pool. As it turns out, a lot can happen in that amount of time.

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Is No News Good News?

Jonathan Willis
February 01 2012 05:38PM

 

 

Eight years ago, at the conclusion of the last collective bargaining agreement between the NHL and NHLPA, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and then NHLPA director Bob Goodenow were set in their respective positions and firing salvos at each other through the media. Today, Bettman and new NHLPA director Donald Fehr are approaching the end of another CBA in a very different matter: by putting negotiations off.

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Flames Sign, Recall Krys Kolanos

Kent Wilson
February 01 2012 03:35PM

 

 

It was announced today that the Calgary Flames have signed the Heat's leading scorer Krys Kolanos to a two-year, two-way contract worth $525,000 per year.

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Five things: Where are we going?

Ryan Lambert
February 01 2012 09:04AM

 

 

1. The Brendan Morrison trade sends a mixed message

The other day Calgary traded Brendan Morrison to Chicago, ostensibly to lend them some help down the middle so they don't need to keep playing woefully-ineffective center Patrick Kane at the pivot instead.

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