Brad Treliving: ‘We very much trust the group that we have’

View image | gettyimages.com The start to the 2015-16 season has really not gone Brad Treliving’s way. Still in his general manager infancy, Treliving wowed the hockey world with his offseason moves: none bigger than trading for Dougie Hamilton, and giving up very little in return. So far, that trade – along with pretty much everything…

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FGD #10: Brodie Returns (5:30pm MT, SN1)

View image | gettyimages.com After nine games of the 2015-16 schedule, the Calgary Flames are in trouble. They’re looking for some rhythm, some rhyme, and to figure out what the heck has happened to their meat-grinder of a game. Tonight, they get a golden opportunity for a course correction in Ottawa against the Senators. The…

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T.J. Brodie nears return; is a game-time decision Wednesday vs. Senators

Photo Credit: Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports Hallelujah! Key Calgary Flames defenseman T.J. Brodie is nearing a return to the lineup, and could play as soon as Wednesday night against the Ottawa Senators. The lanky 25-year-old puck-moving defenseman has yet to play this season as a result of a hand injury, and his absence has been sorely felt…

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Random Thoughts – What’s Wrong With the Flames?

Usually I tackle number of topics with these pieces, but this time around I’m going to look at just one: the Flames terrible start. It’s a stiff shock to the system to see Calgary struggle out of the gate. While there were a few (okay, more than a few) red flags about the club’s Cinderella turn last year,…

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5 reasons the Flames have looked like a smouldering dumpster fire

Photo Credit: Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports The Calgary Flames’ season is off to a putrid start. After being carried by an elite young core of players and advancing to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs last season, the Flames seemed to have improved significantly this past offseason. The core of a successful team remained intact, and the…