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Report: NHL Draft being moved up to October 6 and 7

Good news, everybody! Multiple sources are reporting that the 2020 NHL Draft, originally scheduled for October 9 and 10, has been bumped up by a couple days to October 6 and 7. NHL Draft is being moved ahead a couple of days. First round Oct 6, rest on Oct. 7. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September…

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2020 Flames First Round Targets: Jan Myšák

Barring any trades, the Calgary Flames will be stepping up on the virtual podium to select at 19th overall. In advance of the draft, we’ll be looking at some contenders to be selected at 19th. Hailing from Litvinov, Czech Republic, Jan Myšák is another prospect who has played against older competition from the very beginning….

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2020 Flames First Round Targets: Hendrix Lapierre

The 2020 NHL Draft will be October 6 & 7, conducted remotely. The Calgary Flames have a first round selection and will pick 19th overall. In advance of the draft, we’ll be looking at some contenders to be selected at 19th. Hendrix Lapierre has all the talent to be a top-five pick in the draft…

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FlamesNation player evaluation: Mark Giordano

In 2018-19, Mark Giordano won the Norris Trophy as the National Hockey League’s top defenseman. In 2019-20, he wasn’t quite as good and had some challengers for the title of best Calgary Flames offensive defenseman. And about time, too, because Giordano turned 36 the week the season began.

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Is spending big on a head coach worth it?

The Calgary Flames have yet to announce the fate of interim head coach Geoff Ward. While we wait, let’s address something that has come up quite a bit on Twitter and in the comments: the Flames’ apparent unwillingness to shell out big bucks for an established NHL head coach.

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Which Hitmen could get drafted this year?

The 2020 edition of the annual NHL Draft is just over a month away. In addition to the usual intrigue about the Calgary Flames and their picks, there’s some mystery surrounding the Calgary Hitmen. The Hitmen have had 10 players selected over the past five drafts: will any Hitmen get drafted this time around? Let’s…

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2020 Flames First Round Targets: Dylan Holloway

The 2020 NHL Draft will be October 6 & 7, conducted remotely. The Calgary Flames have a first-round selection and will pick 19th overall. In advance of the draft, we’ll be looking at some contenders to be selected at 19th. Next up? The Wisconsin Badgers power forward that can flash some bonus flair, southern Alberta…

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What do the Flames have in their prospect cupboards?

The 2020 NHL Draft is just five weeks away and the Calgary Flames will likely have selections in six of the seven rounds. As we creep closer to draft weekend, it’s worth looking at what players the Flames have in their prospect cupboards. Here’s a snapshot of the club’s stockpile of players aged 23-and-under (as…

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2020 Flames First Round Targets: Lukas Reichel

The 2020 NHL Draft will be October 6 & 7, conducted remotely. The Calgary Flames have a first round selection and will pick 19th overall. In advance of the draft, we’ll be looking at some contenders to be selected at 19th. Lukas Reichel is another top prospect to come out of Germany, following the likes…

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NationBeer lands in Calgary

If you’ve been following us on Twitter and Instagram over the past few months, you may have noticed the launch of NationBeer back in May in partnership with the fine folks at Dog Island Brewing, but what you may not have known is that the beer has now landed in Calgary. With the Labour Day long weekend quickly…