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).
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…
On Monday, during the first chunk of what’s going to be a multi-day city council meeting, the proposed changes to the arena deal between the Calgary Flames’ parent, the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, and the City of Calgary were revealed. They are, all in all, fairly minor.
In advance of July 28’s opening of free agency, the Calgary Flames have extended qualifying offers to 12 of their 14 pending restricted free agents.
Since the last time we mailbagged, Mark Giordano was selected by Seattle, the Flames acquired Tyler Pitlick from Seattle, and then they selected eight players over draft weekend. Later today is qualifying offer deadline, and the arena deal is going to city council again, and then free agency opens on Wednesday. So… there’s a lot…
The 2021 NHL Draft is behind us and the Calgary Flames are now turning their focus to free agency. Qualifying offers are due to pending restricted free agents by 3 p.m. MT on Monday and the Flames have 14 potential RFAs. Here’s our rundown of who’s likely getting a qualifying offer and who might be…
The 2021 NHL Draft has been completed and the Calgary Flames have added eight players to their organization. Following the draft proceedings, Flames director of amateur scouting Tod Button chatted with the media and provided his thoughts on each of the prospects the club added over the weekend.
The Calgary Flames have made their final selection at the 2021 NHL Draft. With their seventh round pick, 205th overall, they’ve drafted goaltender Arsenii Sergeyev.
The Calgary Flames have made their second selection of the sixth round at the 2021 NHL Draft. At 173rd overall, they’ve selected forward Lucas Ciona.
The Calgary Flames have made another pick at the 2021 NHL Draft, and completed the final unfinished portion of the 2019 trade that saw Milan Lucic join the Flames. In the sixth round, with a pick acquired earlier today from Los Angeles, at 168th overall they have selected winger Jack Beck.
After taking the fourth round to catch up on other tasks, the Calgary Flames have made another selection at the 2021 NHL Draft. In the fifth round, with the 141st overall pick, they’ve selected defenseman Cole Jordan.
The Calgary Flames have made another pick at the 2021 NHL Draft. After trading down from 84th overall to 89th overall with the Los Angeles Kings – downgrading by five slots but gaining a sixth round pick – they have opted to select defenseman Cameron Whynot.