The Flames Cuts and Starting Roster

Christian Roatis
October 01 2013 08:54AM

 

Max Reinhart
- pic via Jason Kurylo

 

The Calgary Flames announced their final 23 man roster Monday, sending four more to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.

The 31 players cut over the past few weeks will either head to Abbotsford for the beginning of training camp there, or return to their respective CHL junior clubs for the balance of that season. So what lays ahead for these 34 young men as their NHL dream is - for now - postponed?

We'll also look at the Flames starting roster and discuss the potential line combos to open the season.

Read Article | 37 Comments

STREAKCRED: REGULAR SEASON

Brian Sutherby
September 30 2013 05:57PM

I have been thrust in charge of most things Streakcred because I’m the person around here that likes to win every useless thing in the world and I’m quite proud of it. With a mantle full of fishing titles and fantasy sports trophies I set out to dominate this year’s Streakcred. I’ve trained long and hard for this.

Read Article | 32 Comments

FlamesNation Roundtable - 2013-14 Flames Season Preview

Kent Wilson
September 30 2013 12:21PM

 

 

The season is just about upon us. Stock up the beer, fire up the DVR, prep your TV remote for a few angry tosses across the room. It was long summer and in some ways it's likely to be a long season as well. But we're glad it's here anyways.

As is our custom, FN writers got together and discussed a few of the team's key issues heading into action. Christian, Ryan (Pike), Ryan (Lambert), Book of Loob and Justin Azevedo shared their thoughts on where the Flames will place in the standings, who the club's goat will be and what the future holds as Calgary embarks on the rebuild.

Read Article | 48 Comments

The Weekly Ignition: September 30, 2013

Ryan Pike
September 30 2013 08:16AM

 

 

The 2013-14 National Hockey League season officially kicks off tomorrow with three games and we here at FlamesNation are excited to bring you a full 82-game look at your Calgary Flames. In addition, we're rolling out some new-ish features here and there, beginning with the Weekly Ignition, a look every Monday at the week past and the week ahead for the Flames.

Read Article | 13 Comments

Sunday Waiver Wire News and Notes

Kent Wilson
September 29 2013 01:04PM

 

 

A flurry of minor activity today as NHL teams start making their final roster moves in preparation for the start of the season. For their part, the Flames have waived another three players: Derek Smith, Ben Street and Blair Jones. Street and Jones are guaranteed to be shuttled off to Abbotsford if they clear, while the Smith move may simply be to give the Flames options if "something else" happens over the next 24 hours or so.

Read Article | 36 Comments