Though he made his National Hockey League debut nearly three years ago, it was the 2018-19 season that served as Oliver Kylington’s coming out party in the NHL. Though plenty of question marks remain (as it tends to be with young player), Kylington continued his trend of taking a step forward every year, establishing himself…
The Calgary Flames continue to work on improving their organizational depth. According to a report coming out of the World Hockey Championship in Slovakia, the club may be looking at adding German winger Lean Bergmann.
The Flames have drafted small but talented picks in the later rounds under Brad Treliving, and it’s starting to pay off. Andrew Mangiapane, 166th overall in 2015, has proven that he’s too good for the AHL and has started to make an impression in the NHL. Matthew Phillips, who also went at 166 in the…
After three seasons in Carolina, Noah Hanifin joined the Calgary Flames prior to the 2018-19 season. He had a solid, if somewhat uneven, first year in Alberta.
Several Calgary Flames representatives were in action at the 2019 World Hockey Championship on Friday and Saturday, but the biggest news revolved around the absence of Johnny Gaudreau from the United States’ lineup.
If a rumour out of Sweden is to believed, the Stockton Heat will be losing a second regular defenseman next season. According to a report from Swedish reporter Johan Svensson (of Kvällsposten), Adam Ollas Mattsson may be joining the Malmo Redhawks of the Swedish Hockey League.
When Mike Smith was acquired back in 2017, general manager Brad Treliving described the netminder’s age as “a young 35,” which was meant to ease the concerns about the veteran goalie and whether he could still carry the load as a starter. A short two years later, it’s not unfair to say it feels like…
Most of the National Hockey League is firmly into their off-season and so trade chatter is beginning to pick up. TSN’s Frank Seravalli has compiled the first installment of his trade bait board and it features a pair of Calgary Flames: Michael Frolik and Travis Hamonic.
The 2019 NHL Draft is looming and teams are trying to square off their unfinished business from prior drafts. The Calgary Flames have until June 1 to sign 2017 picks Zach Fischer and D’Artagnan Joly. Based on the team’s patterns of behaviour, it doesn’t seem likely that either player will be signed.
One of the Calgary Flames’ international imports is headed back home. Per the team’s site, Swedish defender Marcus Hogstrom is returning to Djurgardens IF for the 2019-20 season.
David Rittich entered the season as the backup to Mike Smith, starting just seven of the team’s first 20 games. However, as the season progressed, it was clear that the newly-coined Big Save Dave would move forward as the Flames starting goaltender by the All-Star Game.
The 2019 World Hockey Championship is about midway through the round robin stage. The five representatives of the Calgary Flames in the tournament all find themselves on teams that are in pretty good shape in regards to the medal round.