Dreger: ‘Ben Bishop is a primary target’ for the Flames

Embed from Getty Images The Calgary Flames need a goalie. Not only do they not have any signed for the 2016-17 season, but it’s probably fair to say their 2015-16 season ended up derailed in large part due to league-worst goaltending.  Jon Gillies isn’t going to step into the NHL immediately. While the Flames like him,…

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Why the Flames should sign James Reimer

Embed from Getty Images With the Maple Leafs acquiring Freddy Andersen, the only team in the NHL currently looking for a starter is the Calgary Flames. That means Brad Treliving has a lot of potential dance partners in the goalie trade market, from Pittsburgh to Tampa, Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis and Colorado. Already the Flames have…

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2016 NHL Mock Draft

Every year, everybody and their dog post a mock draft on their hockey blog and swear theirs is the best. Then, the NHL Draft actually starts and it all ends up looking nothing like any of the mock drafts, because the draft itself is wacky and unpredictable. Nonetheless, mock drafts are a lot of fun to read and really…

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NHL Draft Scout Series: Russia

We make our seventh and final stop on the NHL Draft Scout Series in Mother Russia, home of enigmatic hockey players and shady Olympics.  To discuss Russian prospects to look out for at the 2016 NHL Draft, I’m joined by RSport.ru writer Roman Solovyov. 

The 6th overall pick: a mock draft compilation

Embed from Getty Images Mock drafts are an awesome way to pass the time while we wait for the real thing to actually come. After all, there are only so many times you yourself can speculate on just who your favourite team will pick – why not read what others have to say about it?…

Mark Giordano wins NHL Foundation Player Award

Embed from Getty Images The second time was the charm for Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano. After being nominated for the NHL Foundation Player Award last year and failing to capture the honour, Giordano was announced as the 2015-16 recipient of the award. He’s the second Flames player to capture the award, following his predecessor…