Flames qualify 9

@NHLFlames qualify nine players: Backlund, Bancks, Bouma, Breen, Brodie, Butler, Byron, Cundari and Nemisz. — Sean Kelso (@kelsohockey) July 2, 2013 Busy Day. According to the Flames, they have qualified the 9 guys listed above. Greg Nemisz and Paul Byron both get another chance, as I guessed they would in an earlier post today, although I…

Flames Acquire TJ Galiardi from San Jose

San Jose Sharks have traded TJ Galiardi to Calgary for a draft pick. — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 2, 2013 Word from Pierre Lebrun on twitter is the Flames have traded a 4th round pick to the San Jose Sharks for former Hitman and Calgary native LW TJ Galiardi. Galiardi’s the right age (25), but his…

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Flames 2013 Draft Scoring Analysis

– pic via flovalser Now that the draft is over, let’s determine how the Flames did. There will be more through analysis on each player as we progress through the week and beyond – but for now, we can take a look at some scoring categories. First, though, a small primer: PPP%  – Power Play…

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Flames Depth Chart and Needs Heading Into 2013 Free Agency

    The Stanley Cup has been won and the draft is over, but the summer is only just beginning. Unrestricted free agents will hit the open market this week and the bidding war will begin. Normally there’s at least a few big names inciting considerable interest across the league, but the truth is the…