The Calgary Flames may be in for changes at this offseason if they don’t finish the season strong, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported Wednesday. In his regular 31 thoughts column, Friedman specifically mentioned Johnny Gaudreau and how he is on pace for just 44 even-strength points this season.
Two Calgary Flames prospects have been named to the American Hockey League all-star game.
The Michael Frolik era is over. The Calgary Flames have traded the forward to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a fourth-round pick belonging to the San Jose Sharks.
The Calgary Flames placed Austin Czarnik on waivers and reassigned Zac Rinaldo to the Stockton Heat Wednesday morning. The 27-year-old Czarnik, in his second year with the Flames, has played in eight games for the big club putting up three points in that time.
Brian Burke is about the last guy I would’ve expected to be a believer in advanced analytics that have taken the NHL by storm over the last number of years. That’s no shot at Burke, but he always has come across as a big eye-test, old-school kind of hockey evaluator.
Bill Peters resigned as the head coach of the Calgary Flames, the team announced Friday morning. TSN’s Frank Seravalli broke the news Friday morning moments after the Flames called a 10:30 a.m. press conference with Treliving.
The Calgary Flames may be looking to “shake something up,” according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. His comments came during Saturday’s Headlines segment where he speculated the team could be feeling impatient.
The annual Canadian Hockey League Import Draft was held Thursday morning with the Calgary Hitmen using two draft picks. The team used the 37th overall selection on Czech forward Jonas Peterek and the 97th overall selection on Slovakian forward Samuel Krajc.
Two Calgary Hitmen heard their names called on the draft floor Saturday afternoon. And the pair weren’t taken far apart — only eight picks separated the two in the fifth round.
Two Calgary Hitmen will find themselves amongst some of the league’s top NHL prospects during a summer development camp. The camp, which takes place between July 27 and Aug. 4 in Plymouth, Michigan, centres around Hockey Canada’s junior team development program.
After suffering a lower-body injury last night against the Anaheim Ducks, Chad Johnson has returned to Calgary for further evaluation. In lieu of the injury, the Flames recalled Jon Gillies from the Stockton heat on emergency basis. In his second full season with the Heat, Gillies has posted a 2.95 GAA and a .909 SV%….
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