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Flames send three players back to junior

According to Homer Simpson, the hardest part of camp is the cuts. For the Calgary Flames, they began the tough process with the easiest decisions possible: they’ve assigned Dustin Wolf, Milos Roman and Dmitry Zavgorodniy back to their respective junior clubs.

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Post-Game: Flames lose in overtime against the Utica Comets

As per tradition, the Calgary Flames dressed a largely NHL-ready roster for the Calgary half of their split squad series with the Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks sent their odds and sods to the Scotiabank Saddledome. Somehow, the game went to overtime, and the Flames lost by a 3-2 score.

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Pre-FGD: Let’s play two! (7pm MT in Calgary, 8pm MT in Victoria)

The Calgary Flames begin their pre-season calendar with the annual split squad games. This year, they open up with a pair against the Vancouver Canucks. They’ll host the Canucks at the Saddledome at 7 p.m. MT (streamed on the Flames site inside the local area) and head to Victoria to face the Canucks at 8…

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Flames have a lot of pre-season veterans

Every fall, National Hockey League clubs load up on professional try-out players. Part of the ubiquity of PTOs is having a consequence-free chance to see how they can do, but the other part is load management for the team’s veterans. With eight pre-season games to play and a requirement to dress eight veterans per game,…

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Lines and fitness standouts: notes from the first day of main camp

The Calgary Flames’ full roster – granted, short a few regular bodies – hit the ice on Friday for the first time in an official capacity since mid-April. While it’s very early and there isn’t a ton of big shiny news to chew on yet, thanks to a few media colleagues we do have some…

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Report: Andrew Mangiapane’s contract ask down to $850k

As the Calgary Flames hit the ice for the first day of main training camp, Sportsnet’s Eric Francis has provided a bit of intel regarding the contract saga regarding restricted free agent forward Andrew Mangiapane. According to Francis, Mangiapane has budged a little.

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Flames unveil their 2019 Heritage Classic jersey

The Calgary Flames and Adidas have officially unveiled the jersey the club will wear in the 2019 Heritage Classic in Regina. Coming in the team’s 40th season, the new sweater is a modern version of the white retro jersey.

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If Matthew Tkachuk’s negotiations drag on, the Flames are in bigger cap trouble

There are two big storylines heading into training camp that will likely dominate conversation. The first is the ongoing contract negotiations with restricted free agent Matthew Tkachuk. The second is the Calgary Flames’ tenuous cap situation for 2019-20. But if the negotiations spill into the season, the Flames’ cap situation will get progressively worse.

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Don’t sleep on AHL defender Rob Hamilton

A year ago Rob Hamilton was one of a large number of young defensemen in minor pro hockey, dreaming of National Hockey League stardom. After a whirlwind season that saw him become a big part of the Stockton Heat blueline, his dream is a little bit closer.