It’s a done deal. (Again.) The deal to construct a new arena to house the Calgary Flames (and Calgary Hitmen, Calgary Roughnecks and other, non-sports, events) has been successfully amended and ratified by Calgary’s city council. The vote passed through city council following roughly four hours of discussion and debate on Wednesday afternoon.
The Calgary Flames have added some organizational depth. The club has announced the signing of goaltender Adam Werner and defensemen Kevin Gravel and Nick Desimone to identical one year, two-way deals worth $750,000 at the NHL level.
The Calgary Flames have found their backup goalie.
The Calgary Flames have added a veteran forward to their lineup. Per Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the club has signed forward Trevor Lewis to a one year deal worth $800,000.
The Calgary Flames have reportedly made a big splash in free agency. The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun is reporting that the club has signed unrestricted free agent Blake Coleman to a six year deal worth $4.9 million per season.
The Calgary Flames have themselves a new left shot defender, friends. According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, via Elliotte Friedman, the Flames have acquired defenseman Nikita Zadorov from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Toronto’s 2022 third round pick (previously acquired in the David Rittich trade).
The Calgary Flames need goaltending help.
Folks, it’s four weeks later than usual, but today is the beginning of the National Hockey League’s free agent frenzy (and technically the opening day of the 2021-22 league year). The Calgary Flames have some jobs to fill and some money to work with – much more money than they usually do after the departure…