Dates Set For Penticton Rookie Tournament

View image | gettyimages.com For those of you who like wineries, beautiful scenery, and entertaining late summer hockey, you are once again in luck. The Calgary Flames today confirmed their participation in the 2015 Young Stars Classic Tournament. This year’s edition of the tournament goes September 11-14 from the South Okanagan Events Center in Penticton,…

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2014-15 By The Numbers: #19 David Jones

View image | gettyimages.com David Jones came to the Calgary Flames two seasons ago, in what was termed by many to be a “garbage for garbage” between Calgary and the Colorado Avalanche. The Avalanche sent the rather sizable contracts of Jones and Shane O’Brien to Calgary, in exchange for Alex Tanguay and Cory Sarich, two…

The Big Gainers – Part 1: Chicago Blackhawks

View image | gettyimages.com In my recent look at the Flames cap situation, I noted the club is probably going to want to accelerate the rebuild somewhat in the face of an impending cap crunch. All of the franchise’s cornerstone kids (and their cornerstone captain) will be expensive come 2017. It’s one thing to be a rebuilding…

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The Roundup

Oilers and Leafs land the coaches they want, the Canucks ongoing rebuild and Jordan Subban, Flames draft plans and cap situation, Zack Kassian, Ladi Smid, the NHL draft, free agency and more in this week’s Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.