News and Notes - September 8 2014

Ryan Pike
September 08 2014 08:30AM

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It's beginning to look like time for hockey, both in terms of the calendar and in terms of Calgary's weather! The European pro hockey schedule has begun and pretty soon we'll be underway in North America, as well!

Here's a quick Monday morning primer for your perusal.

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Weekend Open Thread: Calm Before The Storm

Ryan Pike
September 06 2014 09:30AM

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Good news, everybody!

Prospect camp opens on Thursday! The Flames join Edmonton, Vancouver and Winnipeg in Penticton for the Young Stars Tournament beginning on Friday, so this time next week, we will be talking about hockey. Real, honest-to-goodness, actual hockey.

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Flames Sign Corey Potter

Ryan Pike
September 05 2014 07:03PM

With just two weeks until the opening of main camp, the Calgary Flames made a minor move, signing defenseman Corey Potter to a one-year, two-way deal.

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Adirondack Might Be Really Good This Season

Ryan Pike
September 05 2014 08:30AM

Friends, to this point of the off-season, your buddies here at FlamesNation have broken down what's likely going to happen for your Calgary Flames in 2014-15. And it's been a bit depressing, because more than likely the Flames are going to miss out on participating in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the sixth straight season. And perhaps things have been a bit doom and gloom around here because we've been talking about how bad this team is going to be - and they will be - all summer.

But chin up, folks. Because the Flames do have a lot of prospects in their system. And a lot of them range from good to excellent in several aspects of their games. And a lot of those good prospects will be on the same team this year - Calgary's new AHL affiliate in Adirondack.

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Nation World HQ
September 05 2014 08:05AM

Sean Monahan a cautionary tale for Leon Draisaitl, advanced stats for dummies, player profiles, prospect depth charts and more in this week's Roundup

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