June 25 2011 05:43PM
I have already been critical of the whole Jay Feaster situation, and vociferously so. I don't think he's the right guy for the job and I don't think the Flames looked hard enough to find someone who would be. They simply picked the closest guy with experience, etc.
But now I'm really worried, because he might be worse than I thought.
June 25 2011 01:55PM
When we did this on Thursday night, it was a resounding success on Sportsnet Radio FAN 960, but on that night, we only had things to speculate on. Now that all five of Calgary's picks have been made, now that Alex Tanguay has been re-signed, and now that Robyn Regher's time with the Flames is over, it's time for another edition of FlamesNation Radio, starting at 3 pm. This show is 100% interactive; drive the discussion by leaving your comments on this thread, by calling 403-240-4444 or *960 on Rogers Wireless, or by tweeting @kent_wilson or @Fan960Steinberg.
June 25 2011 09:17AM
The Calgary Flames have officially traded defenceman Robyn Regehr to the Buffalo Sabres along with Ales Kotalik and a 2012 second round draft pick in exchange for defenceman Chris Butler and forward Paul Byron. The deal included all the particulars we had heard last night, with the only difference being the second round pick heading Buffalo's way instead of vice versa.
We will have a full write-up including cap implications and profiles of Butler and Byron later today.
June 25 2011 07:15AM
It's been quite a ride already with the Flames keeping 13th overall and picking Sven Bartschi and then trading Robyn Regehr, but the draft isn't even half over yet. Today the action resumes at 9am MST.
June 25 2011 01:19AM
Flames fans have been manning their posts since Thursday afternoon on the "Robyn Regehr Watch" and it seems like they're getting closer to a destination. As of late Friday/early Saturday, FlamesNation and Sportsnet Radio can confirm that Regehr was asked to move his no-trade clause on Wednesday night, and after a roller coaster ride for him, he finally decided to accept a deal to the Sabres on Friday night; a ride we can now take you on, exclusively at FN.