Flames Acquire Modin

Kent Wilson
February 28 2011 03:20PM


As predicted, Feaster was pretty quiet today, scooping Brett Carson from the waiver wire and trading a 7th round pick for 36-year old Fredrik Modin. The former Lightning center/winger has just seven goals and 10 points in 36 games for the Thrashers this year and is six seasons removed from his last 30 goal season.

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Flames Claim Brett Carson

Kent Wilson
February 28 2011 11:49AM




Calgary made a minor move today, claiming former Calgary Hitman Brett Carson off of waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes. Carson is mostly an NHL 'tweener, having played in just 72 NHL games over the last 4 seasons. The 25-year old is more "veteran" than Mikkelson, but hardly moves in the needle in terms of actual defensive depth for the Flames. He's a pending UFA, so no real commitment beyond this season.

This may be the only move Calgary makes today folks.


Edited by Robert - As I noted in comments, Carson is a RFA this summer.

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Nations Deadline Live Chat

Kent Wilson
February 28 2011 08:28AM

Join Kent Wilson and Jonathan Willis at 10am MST for a trade deadline live chat. 

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Postgame: Razor Thin

Pat Steinberg
February 27 2011 09:08PM

In a game where this is virtually nothing seperating the two competitors, sometimes all it takes is one, and that's all it took on Sunday night as the Calgary Flames got back on the winning side of things, taking a 1-0 win over the St. Louis Blues at the 'Dome.  It was as even a hockey game you could ever watch, but a David Moss third period goal was the difference, as Calgary went from eighth to tenth and finally to sixth in the Western Conference Standings.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 64 versus St. Louis

Kent Wilson
February 27 2011 08:38PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20937

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