Report: Flames To Sign Jeff Deslauriers

View image | gettyimages.com In a move that may mean nothing or may mean a lot, the Calgary Flames are reportedly closing in on a deal with former NHL goaltender Jeff Deslauriers.

Flames Trade Deadline 2015: The Market

View image | gettyimages.com The trade deadline on Monday. Everyone expects trade activity to pick up, particularly amongst the teams that fancy themselves in the playoffs. Calgary? Still on the proverbial playoff bubble, but they’re also still a team with some expiring assets that can be flipped for future assets. Here’s how the market stands…

Tim Erixon on Waivers. Should the Flames Make a Claim?

Giordano hurt, depth on D sorely lacking and an opportunity for spiteful irony. Please claim Tim Erixon @NHLFlames — Kent Wilson (@Kent_Wilson) February 28, 2015 An old friend of the organization went on waivers today.  Tim Erixon, the Flames first round pick from 2009, was waived by the Chicago Blackhawks. Ironically, the 24 year old has…

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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

It’s Saturday, and that means it’s time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, the fine folks at the Royal Half summarize the week that was with hot takes from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division. These are those hot takes.

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Flames Trade Deadline 2015: Gio’s Injury, and the Fork In the Road

From a media perspective, if Mark Giordano was going to get injured this season, it was going to be this week. If nothing else, the injury and the uncertainty surrounding his status has shone a bright light on some very real worries people around the hockey community have about the team. Moreover, it provides a…

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Post Game: They came, Nassau, were conquered

Wherever this is, it sure looks like a happening spot. The Flames have played twice in New York on this road trip and have scored exactly 1 goal. That is not good. The Islanders beat the Flames 2-1 tonight and handed the Flames their second loss in three games on this exceedingly important road trip, There have…

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FGD #62: One Last Trip to Uniondale (5pm MT, SN West)

Tonight’s game represents a historic occasion, as the Calgary Flames and the New York Islanders – 1972 expansion buddies – play their last regular season at the historic Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. Oh, and the team’s first game without Mark Giordano since last season, when the team went 5-11-2 during his 18-game absence….

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Lack of defensive depth highlights a major problem for the Flames

View image | gettyimages.com Whether they lose him short-term or long-term, the mere thought of being without Mark Giordano for any length of time is a terrifying one for the Flames. And it isn’t just because he’s the team captain. Or because he’s their most played player. Or because he’s been leading the Flames in scoring for…

Giordano Out Tonight vs. Islanders

Ladies and gentlemen, it may soon be time to panic. There’s no word yet on how long he’ll be out of the line-up, but coach Bob Hartley has informed the traveling media that Mark Giordano will not play tonight versus the New York Islanders.

Flames Trade Deadline 2015: A Treliving History

View image | gettyimages.com Yesterday, we brushed up on some Calgary Flames trade deadline history. Now, a history lesson is all well and good, except for the fact that Calgary’s current general manager, Brad Treliving, is a first time GM, and this is his first trade deadline at the helm. So how can we figure…