April 17 2014 08:15AM
1. House cleaning
So the Calgary Flames season ended up being just like the last four: Without the playoffs. Five years without a postseason appearance, and it's starting to look like that five-year stretch in which they did make it, under Darryl Sutter and Jim Playfair and Mike Keenan, was the aberration.
April 16 2014 11:04AM
The 2013-14 season is over, and now it's time to begin the lengthy process of the annual post-mortem. To kick things off, here's a look at how each player that suited up for the team (all 44) fared this season.
April 15 2014 06:28PM
So, with the official lottery order set for the top 14 picks and using reverse standing order for the rest of the teams, here is the first version of our 2014 NHL Mock Draft:
April 15 2014 03:00PM
We're back with a very news-filled edition of the FlamesNation Faceoff!
April 15 2014 08:15AM
UPDATE 3: Details.
Per the press release, the City of Abbotsford will pay the Flames $5.5 million to get out of the remaining 5 years of the deal - and it's actually LESS than the city projected they would lose if they stayed. (They paid the Heat $5.2 million over the past 4 years, after all.) They thanked the Flames for working with them, noting they had no legal obligation to negotiate with the City to end the deal. (They could've sat there and taken the free money, in other words.)