Linden Vey and Ladislav Smid likely headed to Europe

Every offseason, National Hockey League teams experience roster turnover as players retire, get traded or sign elsewhere. A pair of news items out of Europe seem to indicate the first couple members of the Calgary Flames organization that likely won’t be back in 2017-18.


FlamesNation Player Evaluation: Chad Johnson

The Calgary Flames had awful goaltending for much of the 2015-16 season. Seeking to remedy the situation, one of the most prominent moves that general manager Brad Treliving made was going out to the free agent market and buying his team the backup netminder that the numbers said was the best available. A product of…


RFA Profile: Alex Chiasson

For whatever reason, Alex Chiasson was a hot button player during his first season with the Calgary Flames. Whether it be his substantial time on a line with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan or unrealistic expectations, there were some who just couldn’t get on Chiasson’s side. It’s too bad, because Chiasson provided the team with great value…


Because It’s The Cap: Vancouver Canucks Offseason Preview

This article is part of a 30-team series based at NHLNumbers.com. Each Nation Network team page will have articles posted relevant to the team’s respective division.  29th in the league in goals for, 24th in goals against, and 29th in points, the Vancouver Canucks just plain sucked in 2016-2017. Let’s take a closer look at…