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.
The Calgary Flames were the better team for 40 minutes at home against the Vancouver Canucks. Unfortunately it wasn’t enough, as they dropped a 3-2 exhibition contest to the Canucks in overtime. Here’s what was seen and heard following the game.
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.
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…
It’s probably not a stretch to say that David Rittich has had a meteoric rise in the Calgary Flames goaltending ranks. Since entering the organization as a European free agent signing just four short years ago, he’s quickly become one of the most important players.
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,…
For the second day in a row, the Calgary Flames hit the practice ice to hone their skills as they prepare for the first pre-season action on Monday night. Two groups skated on Saturday afternoon in hour-long sessions.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.