After recalling defenceman Rasmus Andersson from the Stockton Heat, the Flames have sent their affiliate a replacement body. The team has announced that extra forward Curtis Lazar has been reassigned to the AHL after having cleared waivers on Monday.
Calgary City Council’s Event Centre Assessment Committee has been meeting since June. Their mandate is to structure the ongoing discussions between the City and the Calgary Flames related to a potential new home for the hockey club. In Friday’s meeting, the committee presented some renderings of what the new building might look like.
With the AHL season kicking off (if that’s the right turn of phrase for hockey) Friday, the Stockton Heat have announced their opening day roster.
The Flames have recalled top prospect Rasmus Andersson from the AHL’s Stockton Heat. His recall comes at the expense of Flames second pairing defender Travis Hamonic, who has been placed on the IR with a facial fracture, sustained after a fight against Erik Gudbranson. He is listed as week-to-week.
Flames general manager Brad Treliving made a concerted effort heading into this season to improve his team’s depth, specifically at forward. At least on paper, it’s safe to say he’s accomplished that goal. Not only does Calgary look like a deeper group up front, they also boast a number of interchangeable parts. It’s that potential…
Following the first game of the 2018-19 season, it sounds like the Calgary Flames may be missing one of their defensive stalwarts.
So the Flames lost their season opener for the ninth time in a row. That’s not a great record, but it’s also not losing-streak-in-Anaheim bad, so maybe there’s hope yet?