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Sunday Waiver Wire News and Notes

    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,…

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More on Joe Colborne

  – pic via Jennifer Kuhn   Although we figured Joe Colborne might be a throw-in piece for a John Michael Liles trade, the Flames instead acquired the former first rounder for a conditional fourth round pick instead. Colborne ticks all the boxes for the Flames. A 6’5" centerman, the 23 year old is a Calgary…

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Leafs Trade Joe Colborne to Flames

Joe Colborne is going home.  The six-foot-five Calgary, Alberta native has been traded from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Calgary Flames for a 4th round pick in 2014. A former 1st rounder, Colborne couldn’t quite nail down a roster spot during the Leafs’ preseason.