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The Flames should be calling about Nino Niederreiter

Yesterday in Elliotte Friedman’s weekly 30 thoughts column, Minnesota Wild winger Nino Niederreiter’s name came up in regards to chatter in trade circles. There’s no denying the Calgary Flames should be actively shopping for talent to fill out the top six. With the revolving door of right wingers that appeared alongside Sean Monahan and Johnny Gaudreau…

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FlamesNation Player Evaluation: Michael Stone

In a season full of good boys named Mike, there was perhaps one who did not meet the expectations that name entails. Acquiring Michael Stone was necessary or superfluous, depending on who you ask. Sure, the Flames’ bottom three defence was/is a pile of garbage that needs serious overhaul. But was Stone a solution or…

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WWYD Wednesday: Trade for a winger?

We’ve talked a lot about the Flames’ need for a starting goalie and how the expansion draft will create pressure the organization can leverage to get one (or two) via trade this offseason. We’ve talked less about skaters, in part because adding new guys forces the team to make decisions about who to keep and…

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Future Free Agents: Justin Williams

A couple years ago, the Washington Capitals brought Justin Williams in on a two-year deal in order to help win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. That didn’t happen, and now Williams is set to hit the open market once again this summer and will be a hot commodity for a team looking for…