Friedman says changes abound for Flames if they don’t finish strong

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.


Flames waive Austin Czarnik, reassign Rinaldo

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.


Bill Peters resigns as Flames head coach

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.


Calgary Hitmen select two in CHL Import Draft

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 named to Hockey Canada development camp

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.


Flames recall Gillies on emergency basis, no hearing for Giordano

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%….