Way, way back in 2003, the Calgary Flames were a gritty team with some supremely inconsistent goaltending. On this day in 2003, general manager Darryl Sutter tried to find some consistency via a trade with the San Jose Sharks for third string goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff.
The St. Louis Blues are in town to visit the Calgary Flames on Hockey Night in Canada. The head coach of the Blues is Craig Berube, a veteran of 1,054 National Hockey League games as a player. 234 of those games were spent with the Flames. Berube was asked to reflect on his Flames tenure…
Friends, Dustin Wolf isn’t a physically larger person. But he’s one heck of a goaltender. The Everett Silvertips netminder was recently named the Western Hockey League’s Goaltender of the Month for October.
In advance of the Calgary Flames’ match-up with the Carolina Hurricanes, a bit of roster news: forward Tobias Rieder has cleared waivers, as he wasn’t claimed by one of the other 31 National Hockey League Clubs. But it appears that he’ll be sticking with the Flames, for now.
The Calgary Flames placed Tobias Rieder on waivers today, presumably with the intent of sending him down to the Stockton Heat.
In the aftermath of the 2019 Heritage Classic in Regina, some news from the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety. Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry will face a hearing on Monday for his boarding incident at the end of the second period with Calgary Flames defenseman Oliver Kylington.
There will be even more Calgary representation at the annual Canada Russia Series, hosted by the Canadian Hockey League. Calgary Flames prospect Dmitry Zavgorodniy will represent Russia, as will Calgary Hitmen defenseman Egor Zamula.
The National Hockey League’s annual outdoor games mean fancy jerseys, fancy gear and usually fancy goalie masks. The Calgary Flames revealed the Heritage Classic lids for David Rittich and Cam Talbot on their official Twitter account on Monday.
There will be a distinct Calgary flavour to the annual junior series between the Canadian Hockey League and the Russian national team. Calgary Flames 2019 first round pick Jakob Pelletier has been named to Team QMJHL, while Calgary Hitmen defender Jett Woo and forward Carson Focht will represent Team WHL.
The Calgary Flames didn’t have a great road trip last week, capturing just two of a possible six points. FlamesNation managing editor Ryan Pike joined our pal Pat Steinberg on Tuesday afternoon on the Steinberg Show on Sportsnet 960 The Fan to chat about the trip.
Since his first appearance on Hockey Night in Canada’s After Hours, Matthew Tkachuk’s profile has only grown. Back then in the 2017-18 season, he was mostly known as an emerging nuisance with good bloodlines. Now, he’s well regarded as one of the league’s young star wingers, blossoming into an all-around scoring threat while maintaining the edge…
The Calgary Flames have released the schedule for when they will be wearing their third “retro” jerseys, which this season includes both the classic red retro jersey and also the white Heritage Classic jersey.