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The 2015-16 FlamesNation Season Preview Roundtable

Ladies and gentleman, children of all ages, the 2015-16 National Hockey League season is almost upon us. Roughly 30 months ago, the Calgary Flames were adrift in a sea of uncertainty. The team had no direction. Then-general manager Jay Feaster pulled the ripcord on the long-overdue rebuild. And here we are today, as the team…

The Calgary Flames and fourth round picks

View image | gettyimages.com Brett Kulak is a great story. This is a kid who spent the majority of his 2014-15 toiling away in the ECHL, the victim of a numbers game. But he got called up to play in the final, albeit meaningless, regular season NHL game of that year – and he kept…

Karri Ramo Starts Against Vancouver

View image | gettyimages.com With the demotion of Markus Granlund and the waiving of Paul Byron and Mason Raymond earlier today, it’s basically officially that the Calgary Flames will have a three-headed goaltending monster – or “Crease Kraken” – for the beginning of the 2015-16 season. Flames head coach Bob Hartley shared some intel with…

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Flames Waive Byron and Raymond, Demote Granlund to AHL

The Flames have made a collection of moves this morning designed to get them down to the required 23-man roster. Actually, the waiving of Raymond and Byron goes a bit further than that, making these moves a little more interesting than your standard waiver day deadline stuff. 

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A Balanced Look at the Calgary Flames

*Note: this article is LONG. 10000+ words. Feel free to skip down to the conclusions, or if you don’t want to tackle it you can skip it altogether. Thanks! This is the third article in our where we look at what we might expect from NHL teams this coming season based on past performances. I’m warning…

Flames Trade For Dougie Hamilton’s Brother (Freddie)

View image | gettyimages.com The Calgary Flames made a minor move today, consummating a trade with the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Freddie Hamilton. That’s right. The Flames traded for Dougie Hamilton’s big brother. A conditional 2016 seventh round pick goes the other way. He’s been assigned straight to Stockton.