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2022 Flames Second Round Targets: Dylan James

From time to time, hockey clubs draft players from their local areas. Sometimes it works out fairly well – Dillon Dube sure has been a good Calgary Flame, for example – and sometimes it’s not as successful. This year’s promising local product is college-bound forward Dylan James. Could James be a fit for the Flames…

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2022 Flames Second Round Targets: Adam Ingram

Over the past decade or so, the United States Hockey League has emerged as one of the top junior leagues in the world. In fact, it might trail only the three Canadian major-junior circuits in terms of providing the National Hockey League with high-end prospects. The Calgary Flames nabbed one last summer, grabbing Matt Coronato…

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The Flames have found lots of value in the sixth round

At the NHL Draft, a lot of teams have found value in the early rounds. The Calgary Flames, consequently, have recently found a lot value later on. The Flames have made nine selections in the sixth round since Brad Treliving’s arrival: five of those players signed entry-level deals, two more still might, and the Flames…

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2022 Flames Second Round Targets: Elias Salomonsson

In an ideal world, the Calgary Flames would probably want a talented, smooth-skating blueliner to add to their prospect pipeline at the 2022 NHL Draft. When it comes to blueliners that might be available when they select in the second round, Swedish product Elias Salomonsson may be almost tailor-made for the club. Let’s dive into…

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2022 Flames Second Round Targets: Bryce McConnell-Barker

Like a lot of teams, the Calgary Flames have their comfort zones when it comes to the NHL Draft. In recent years, they’ve had some success drafting players from the Ontario Hockey League. So with only a handful of picks in the 2022 draft, maybe they’ll skew towards their comfort zones? Soo Greyhounds centre Bryce…

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The Flames have gotten very little from recent fifth-rounders

Since Brad Treliving arrived in 2014, the Calgary Flames have made six selections in the fifth round of the NHL Draft. As of now, the Flames have signed zero of these players to NHL contracts and fifth-rounders have only played minor league games on minor league deals. Here’s a look back on their fifth-round challenges.

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2022 Flames Second Round Targets: Matyas Sapovaliv

One of the bigger missed opportunities in recent Calgary Flames history was the signing of Jaromir Jagr. (Jagr’s a legend, and it’s a shame things didn’t work out.) At the 2022 NHL Draft, the Flames could have a second chance of sorts in the form of a youngster from Jagr’s hometown. Let’s dive into the…

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A busy, and absolutely vital, offseason stretch starts Friday

Calgary’s off-season officially started about a month go, but it’s about to kick into high gear. We’re two weeks away, at most, from learning the outcome of this summer’s biggest unknown: Johnny Gaudreau’s future. In and around that time period, the Flames have a lot of things to take care of. In chronological order, here’s…

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