July 02 2014 02:00AM
There are three staples in the average Canadian person's life: hockey, being nice, and being nice as a means to play more hockey. If you can find a way to combine the three, then you've created the best thing ever. Five Hole For Food does just that, and begins their 2014 cross-Canada tour today.
July 01 2014 01:30PM
After a couple of solid signings in Raymond and Hiller, the Flames add their first eyebrow raiser in Dereyk Engelland for 3 years at $2.9M per year.
July 01 2014 11:52AM
The Flames were very vocal about the need to add another NHL goalie heading into free agency and they managed to get one of the better options in former Duck Jonas Hiller.
July 01 2014 11:34AM
Toronto's loss is Calgary's gain as Mason Raymond signs with the Flames.
Since this deal involves two Nation Network teams, here's the deal from both perspectives with input from myself and Kent Wilson.
July 01 2014 10:06AM
The Flames are entering the free agent season with the most cap room in the organization's tenure in the cap era. As a result, the Flames have probably the most flexibility for rookie GM Brad Treliving ever - at least from a budgeting perspective.
The club needs to spend more than $10M in cap space just to make the cap floor. On the other hand, they have over $25M if they decide to spend to the ceiling. They can pursue every big whale in the UFA pool if they so choose or they can decide to be as low risk and frugal as possible. And everything in between.
Here's three ways things may go down for the Flames this summer...