Milan Lucic is now a member of the Calgary Flames. But the arrival of the Vancouver product from the Edmonton Oilers brings along with it a few complications for the team’s hockey operations department moving forward.
The deal is done. The Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers have made their third trade in franchise history, swapping James Neal to Edmonton and sending Milan Lucic and a conditional 2020 third round selection to the Flames.
Folks, do you like grit? According to reporting by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos and Eric Francis, the Calgary Flames like grit enough that they’re willing to trade with the Edmonton Oilers. Reportedly, the Flames are in the midst of acquiring Milan Lucic in exchange for James Neal.
Friends, the Calgary Flames have yet to reach a deal on a new home arena. But it sounds like things are getting a lot closer. According to a report from CBC News, a proposal for a new arena will be presented to Calgary’s City Council on Monday.
The Calgary Flames enter the 2019-20 season with a number of undefined roles, which is a good thing. Thanks to the emergence and/or addition of players like Rasmus Andersson, Derek Ryan, Andrew Mangiapane and Matthew Tkachuk, a few NHL regulars find themselves fighting for ice time. It’s a good problem to have, but it has…
Calgary Flames first round pick Jakob Pelletier gets a decent number of comparisons to Boston Bruins megapest Brad Marchand. Maybe not so much on the dirty play and/or licking people levels, but more so on the small but high energy side of things. It’s meant to be a positive.