June 28 2010 03:40PM
A busy day for the Calgary Flames has fans talking about two key issues...what's next for Ales Kotalik? And where are things going with Ian White? That's because the Flames placed Kotalik on waivers while White was among restricted free agents qualified by the team.
June 28 2010 02:32PM
I'm going to limit the new guy profiles to Max Reinhart this summer. Being the first pick of 2010 for the organization, he has the greatest chance of being an NHLer going forward. More interestingly, however, he's likely to be one of the most contentious third round choices under Sutter's watch (as illustrated by Robert's article below). Perhaps in the club's history, depending on how things play out.
June 28 2010 10:57AM
News from the twitterverse via TSN's Bob McKenzie:
Waivers, likely for buyout purposes: Cheechoo, Ott; Nokelainen, Vandermeer, Phx; Koistinen, Fla; Kotalik, Cgy.
June 28 2010 01:27AM
This weekend's activities in Los Angeles passed by with the Flames doing very little. I'm not actually surprised that they didn't move a body or two during the draft, largely because teams that have limited assets aren't often able manufacture anything worthwhile. Making chicken salad usually does actually require the proper ingredients, if you catch my drift. That noted, even by Calgary's standards, this weekend's series of selections was straight vanilla, no chaser.
June 26 2010 05:37PM
In a rather uneventful weekend for the Calgary Flames, they managed to pull off one minor deal, sending the 163rd pick overall (6th round) to the San Jose Sharks for 6-5, 215lb. goaltender Henrik Karlsson.