Report: NHL expanding to Las Vegas as early as 2017-18

Embed from Getty Images There’s been a lot of expansion talk over the last little while, and for good reason: because it’s happening. Las Vegas is expected to become the 31st NHL city as early as the 2017-18 season, according to the Associated Press. So far Vegas is the only one getting an expansion team,…

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Calgary Flames 2016-17 pre-season schedule released

The pre-season isn’t real hockey. Well, technically it is, but it’s not the hockey we’re always waiting for to come back. The phrase is “is it October yet?” – not September. September isn’t actually that important. However, after a long, long off-season of no hockey – trying to sustain ourselves on little things like a…

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FlamesNation Player Evaluations: Bill Arnold

Photo credit: Asvitt Photography The Flames have just two hopes for success from their 2010 draft class. Fifth round pick Micheal Ferland has already made the NHL; fourth round pick Bill Arnold still needs to get there. If he does, though, he projects to be in a similar standing: both bottom six guys. While Ferland…

Flames coaching search seemingly down to Glen Gulutzan and Todd Reirden

Embed from Getty Images On May 3, the Calgary Flames dropped the axe and relieved head coach Bob Hartley of his duties. General Manager Brad Treliving began his search for a replacement immediately. Nearly six weeks later, the coaching search saga may be at its end. Yesterday morning, Treliving joined the morning show on Sportsnet…

Flames Draft Targets: Cam Morrison

Embed from Getty Images ed: We couldn’t get an actual picture of Morrison, so here’s a picture of an eagle because he played in the USHL and America, or something (though he’s Canadian). Also apparently eagles are CONSTANTLY at sporting events? This is a really fun gallery. Cameron Morrison is a big bodied scoring center from the…