Ales Kotalik on Re-entry Waivers

Kent Wilson
February 23 2011 10:35AM




According to Bob McKenzie, the Flames have put Ales Kotalik on re-entry waivers this morning. The move could be for the purposes of recalling him (unlikely) or to allow someone else to scoop him at half his current price for this year and next. If Kotalik does get claimed, the Flames will have $1.5M in dead cap space on their budget next season.

Also of interest is the fact that Nikolai Zherdev was placed on waivers by the Flyers today. The forever maligned russian actually has excellent underlying numbers in Philly this year so I don't know what the issue is with him, but he's a guy who could be worth a look for Calgary. It's a move Darryl Sutter never would have made, so if Feaster wants to start putting his own stamp on the team, claiming Zherdev would be a step in that direction.

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Postgame: Pretty Close

Pat Steinberg
February 22 2011 10:09PM

The Boston Bruins were the better team Tuesday night against the Calgary Flames, and thus were full marks for their 3-1 win on the road.  Yet, This was a 1-0 game for the majoirty of the night, and the Flames were able to hang with a pretty good Boston team, a team many are pointing to as a contender out of the East.  They played a fairly solid hockey game, and on this night, fell short.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 62 versus Boston

Kent Wilson
February 22 2011 09:39PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20906

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Game Numbah 62: You loozahs don't stand a chance

Ryan Lambert
February 22 2011 05:03PM


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FGD: Shipping Up to Boston

Pat Steinberg
February 22 2011 11:52AM

After a win in Sunday's Heritage Classic against the Montreal Canadiens, the Flames play their second consecutive Northeast Division opponent tonight, taking on the Boston Bruins for the only time this season (Sportsnet Flames and Sportsnet Radio FAN 960).  Calgary enters action tied for fifth in the Western Conference, and they just keep on winning hockey games.

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