Defenseman Matt Taormina has been placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames for reassignment to the Stockton Heat. He was previously on the season-opening injured reserve but presumably is now healthy enough to head to the American Hockey League.
Rasmus Andersson may be around for awhile. During the first intermission of Tuesday’s Sportsnet Calgary Flames telecast, analyst Eric Francis shared some news regarding Travis Hamonic’s injury.
The ongoing new arena saga for the Calgary Flames has taken another turn. On Tuesday afternoon Calgary City Council voted to formally re-engage with the Flames on the possibility of building a new arena in Victoria Park.
Coming off of giving up at least four goals in two straight games – the first one a loss, the second one a win – the Flames, before heading out on the road, appear to be experimenting with both their forward and defensive groups.
On occasion, members of our team get called upon to do appearances in various other media properties. Being the first week of the regular season, this was one of those occasions where FlamesNation’s roving reporter Ryan Pike was invited to rove to additional media.
After Saturday night’s furious 7-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks, new Flames acquisition James Neal partook in the Hockey Night in Canada tradition of sitting down and shooting the breeze with Scott Oake. Here’s the highlights for you.
They did it. The absolute mad men, they did it.
The Calgary Flames scored early in Saturday night’s home opener, lighting the lamp just 12 seconds into the game. Goal-scorer Elias Lindholm had reason to celebrate, as it was his first goal as a Flame.
Calgary City Council’s Event Centre Assessment Committee has been meeting since June. Their mandate is to structure the ongoing discussions between the City and the Calgary Flames related to a potential new home for the hockey club. In Friday’s meeting, the committee presented some renderings of what the new building might look like.
With the AHL season kicking off (if that’s the right turn of phrase for hockey) Friday, the Stockton Heat have announced their opening day roster.
Following the first game of the 2018-19 season, it sounds like the Calgary Flames may be missing one of their defensive stalwarts.
Calgary Flames goaltender Mike Smith has a reputation for having really fun, colourful masks and goalie gear. He has different masks and equipment for the Flames’ home and road uniforms. With the vintage jerseys back as third jerseys, he had a new mask made to go with that jersey, too.