Jakub Nakladal Recalled, Kulak Returned to Stockton

View image | gettyimages.com In a move that may mean something or may merely be a depth shuffle, the Calgary Flames announced via press release that they have recalled defenseman Jakub Nakladal from the AHL’s Stockton Heat. He takes the roster spot of young Brett Kulak, who was returned to the Heat in a corresponding…

Two Flames Prospects To Face The Russians

View image | gettyimages.com The run-up to the World Junior Hockey Championships are always a time filled with excitement and intrigue. Two Calgary Flames prospects will be part of that run-up, as they have been named to one of the three Canadian Hockey League teams that will face off against an under-20 team from Russian…

Five Flames That Could Be Traded

View image | gettyimages.com Earlier today, Mark Spector mused on the Sportsnet site about the possibility of the Calgary Flames making a trade to shake things up after their tepid 1-5-0 start to the season. He even posited some players that Brad Treliving could possibly dangle to trigger a trade, naming Dennis Wideman, Kris Russell,…

Flames Prospect Rundown – October 21 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Another week has flown by and we’ve seen a lot of hockey. Admittedly, some of it has been bad – much of the bad being played by the National Hockey League team in the Calgary Flames organization. But there are some players in the Flames organization playing quite well right now….

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Flames place Karri Ramo on waivers

Photo Credit: Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports It’s official: the three-headed Cerebrus goaltending monster that the Calgary Flames entered this season with, is dead. On Wednesday the Calgary Flames reportedly placed Karri Ramo and his lucrative $3.8 million contract on waivers, presumably for the purpose of reassignment (or even better, shedding the asset entirely). If Ramo clears…

Mark Spector’s Battle of Alberta Is A Fascinating Read

View image | gettyimages.com It’s become a truism that history is written by the victors. When you consider that during the rollicking 1980s and early 1990s the Edmonton Oilers won five Stanley Cups and beat the Calgary Flames in four of five head-to-head playoff meetings, it’s actually quite appropriate that the definitive history of the…

Post-Game: Flames Cap Off Worst-Ever Start With 6-2 Loss

View image | gettyimages.com The Calgary Flames came into the sixth game of the season, tonight’s contest with the visiting Washington Capitals, probably thinking one thing: At least it couldn’t get much worse. They had been embarrassed on Saturday by their rival, the Edmonton Oilers. They had been poor in most of their games and…