April 28 2014 09:07PM
It will be weird hearing Flames radio broadcast and not hearing Peter Maher's voice. He will officially retire tomorrow at a news conference— Ian Busby (@buzrbe) April 29, 2014
Longtime Calgary Flames radio voice Peter Maher (who's called Flames games since they arrived in Calgary) is reportedly calling it a career. The Flames and Sportsnet 960 The Fan have jointed called a press conference for tomorrow morning where it's expected that Maher will officially retire.
April 28 2014 04:49PM
The Calgary Flames made a splash today, naming Brad Treliving as the 7th general manager in club history. Tonight at 7pm MT, join your pals at FlamesNation as we sit down to discuss the big move.
April 28 2014 12:25PM
It seems a little bizarre for a season this season to feel like a success - a season in which the Flames finished second last in the west - but that's the sense of Flames fans are left with, I think (myself included).
That no one expected anything of the team in the first place is likely the biggest reason people are finding silver linings to focus on in the wake of 2013-14, but there's more to the rising tide of hope in Calgary beyond the influence of lower expectations. The team's noteworthy second half, a fresh new core of talent and a growing stable of prospects are amongst the biggest reasons Flames fans are looking forward to next year.
April 28 2014 08:56AM
According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Calgary Flames have their man.
PHX asst GM Brad Treliving has been hired as GM of the Calgary Flames.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April 28, 2014
April 27 2014 09:33AM
Hockey clubs will always have a few bad games over the course of a season. Good teams both limit these bad games in number, and in timing, so that they don't happen at key times.
The Abbotsford Heat had a bad game on Saturday night.
They lost 7-2 to the Grand Rapids Griffins to go down 2-0 in their best-of-five Calder Cup opening round contest. Game 3 goes Wednesday in Grand Rapids. (Games 4 and 5 would also be in Grand Rapids, so they have quite the hill to climb.)