Brett Kulak has had a tumultuous offseason with the Flames: from going to arbitration to clearing waivers, the Flames’ sixth defender from the 2017-18 season hasn’t really seemed to be in the team’s plans. Now, he officially isn’t any longer. The Flames have traded Kulak to the Canadiens for defencemen Matt Taormina and Rinat Valiev.
As the 31 National Hockey League teams scramble to file their 23-man opening night rosters, the Calgary Flames have essentially made all their decisions. Following today’s practice Flames head coach Bill Peters revealed that two rookies will jump straight from the Western Hockey League to the NHL: defenseman Juuso Valimaki and forward Dillon Dube.
With the NHL season just two days away, rosters for all 31 teams have to be set by 3 p.m. MT Tuesday. That means Monday is the last day for teams to cut players via the waiver wire, giving other teams a last chance at picking someone up for their own starting roster. The Flames,…
With the schedule clear and the cuts coming, it’s beginning to look a lot like hockey season around here. Let’s revisit the preseason one last time before we jump into the regular season. Real hockey on Wednesday, folks!