Center of Attention - A Thorough Look at the Flames Depth Down the Middle

Kent Wilson
July 18 2011 11:51AM



Now that Brendan Morrison is back in the fold, the Flames have at least five NHL centerman at their disposal, including Mikael Backlund, Olli Jokinen, Daymond Langkow and Matt Stajan. The last three guys make $3+ million year while Backlund made a strong case to move up the depth chart last season. Like the club's ever growing collection of depth defensemen, Calgary's situation down the middle seems to similar with lots of middling guys and fewer top-end options.

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July 17 2011 05:30PM

Thousands of years ago when computers were invented we highly doubt that they were intended to bring you wireless transmissions from the radiola. But in the year 2011, here we are bringing you NationRadio. This weeks guests include David Staples, Jonathan Willis, Tyler Dellow and Bob Stauffer.

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Point Totals

Jonathan Willis
July 17 2011 12:51AM

People have crazy ideas about the number of points forwards should be recording.

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Morrison Returns

Pat Steinberg
July 15 2011 04:21PM

The Calgary Flames announced on Friday afternoon the signing of Brendan Morrison to a one year contract.  Putting up 43 points in 66 games last season, Morrison missed out on the Calgary stretch drive after suffering a knee injury in Chicago.  Morrison was signed late in training camp last season and gave the team very good value for his contract.

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Flames Sign Mikkelson and Reinhart

Pat Steinberg
July 14 2011 05:33PM

The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Brendan Mikkelson to a one year contract and have inked prospect forward Max Reinhart to a three year, entry level deal.  Mikkelson got into 19 games with the Flames last year and also spent time with the Abbotsford Heat while Reinhart had a very nice season with the Kootenay Ice, helping lead the team to a berth in the Memorial Cup.

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