Prospect Tournament post-game: Goals? You are Flame prospects, right?

Robert Cleave
September 13 2010 08:08PM

 

OTTAWA, ON - JUNE 21:  114th overall pick, T.J. Brodie of the Calgary Flames poses for a portrait at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft at Scotiabank Place on June 21, 2008 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Andre Ringuette/Getty Images)

 

Flames 8 - Ducks 4

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For a first effort, the young Flames acquitted themselves quite nicely this evening, beating the Baby Ducks 8-4 in Penticton. The prospects were full value for the win, out-shooting their California counterparts 41-22 in a game where the ice tilted pretty hard from the second period onward. 

 

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Sutter Offered Toskala "North of $1M"

Kent Wilson
September 13 2010 02:39PM

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 15: Vesa Toskala #35 of the Toronto Maple Leafs rests during a break in the game against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on January 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

 

According to a recent article by James Mirtle, Darryl Sutter was aggressive in trying to re-sign the NHL's worst goaltender in the league this past off-season:

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Prospect Camp Game Day: Flames vs. Ducks

Robert Cleave
September 13 2010 07:13AM

 

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 25: Mikael Backlund #60 of the Calgary Flames flips the puck into the offensive zone past Jeff Tambellini #15 of the New York Islanders during an NHL game at the Nassau Coliseum on March 25, 2010 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

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September 12 News and Notes

Robert Cleave
September 12 2010 11:51AM

Fall really is here, isn't it? That lovely crisp feel in the air after a few warm, muggy, months can be a relief for those us that live in a jurisdiction that actually has a summer. Of course, those of you living in Calgary have no idea what I'm talking about, so feel free to disregard the preceding sentence, but at any rate, the season is drawing inexorably nearer. In the round-up this week, the youngsters head to the Okanagan, the RFA pool shrinks, and PA might finally have its man.

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Optimistic Approach

Pat Steinberg
September 11 2010 02:03AM

CALGARY, CANADA - APRIL 6: Rene Bourque (C) of the Calgary Flames celebrates his goal with teammates Jarome Iginla #12 and Matt Stajan #18 against the San Jose Sharks in the third period of NHL action on April 6, 2010 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/Getty Images)

As the Calgary Flames prepare for training camp, there seems to be one common theme we're hearing from the team as they've all now arrived in the city.  Whether it be individuals looking to bounce back from down years or whether guys are looking at it from a team standpoint, everyone is looking at the 2010-11 campgain as a chance at redemption.  That optimistic approach will be the theme around the Flames to start the season, but eventually it has to turn into results.

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