Adam Ollas Mattsson signs AHL contract

It looks like Adam Ollas Mattsson is committing to North America. Originally drafted by the Calgary Flames in the sixth round, 175th overall in the 2014 NHL draft, Ollas Mattsson looked to be staying in Sweden. Having represented Djurgardens since the 2011-12 season, Ollas Mattsson stuck with them until the end of the 2016-17 season,…


How much of an upgrade could Mike Smith be?

When the Calgary Flames acquired Mike Smith from the Arizona Coyotes in June, it was heralded by some as a significant upgrade on what the team deployed between the pipes last season. While I don’t mind the acquisition and understand the rationale behind it, I’m also not expecting Smith to be a night and day…


The Roundup

More ‘Leafs are already great’ articles, 5 things remain for Flames this summer, the best way to evaluate NHL players, ticket revenue’s, the CBA, Georges Laraque, Zack Kassian, Curtis Lazar  and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen