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Flames sign Russian free agent Alexander Yelesin

As has been rumoured for weeks, the Calgary Flames have signed Russian free agent defenseman Alexander Yelesin. The signing was originally reported by Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, and is now confirmed by TSN’s Bob McKenzie.

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FlamesNation prospect wrap-up: Adam Ruzicka

Around halfway through the 2018-19 season, Adam Ruzicka was a ho-hum prospect, consistently producing but not overwhelmingly so. For a prospect two years removed from his draft, that was pretty disappointing. A trade to Sudbury sparked Ruzicka, and he finished the season as one of the hottest players in the OHL. He was scoring at…

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FlamesNation player evaluation: James Neal

To cap off an aggressive off-season of change, Brad Treliving signed James Neal, one of the NHL’s consistent 20 goal scorers. For a team that suffered from a lack of right wing depth, power play scoring, bottom six scoring, scoring in general, and rigidity in the lineup in 2017-18, Neal was signed to help with…