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2019 NHL Draft Central

Friends, the annual NHL Draft is one of the most interesting times of the year throughout the league. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be focusing in on who the the Calgary Flames will draft at 26th overall. But there’s a ton of other things happening around the league related to the 2019 NHL Draft.

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Marcus Hogstrom is headed back to Sweden

One of the Calgary Flames’ international imports is headed back home. Per the team’s site, Swedish defender Marcus Hogstrom is returning to Djurgardens IF for the 2019-20 season.

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Flames nominated in two NHL Fan Choice Award categories

For the second consecutive season, the National Hockey League is allowing its fans to have their say in their NHL Fan Choice Awards. The more gleeful, social media focused cousin to the major NHL Awards, the Fan Choice Awards are determined by the fans.

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The Flames are pretty happy with their 2018 draft crop

We’re in the run-up to the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver at the end of June. In a pretty extensive interview with CalgaryFlames.com’s Ryan Dittrick, Flames head amateur scout Tod Button seems pretty happy with how the 2018 draft went.

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Talking the arena saga with LiveWire Calgary

The Calgary Flames’ arena saga has been lingering around here since roughly 2013. Last week, our own Ryan Pike sat down with LiveWire Calgary’s Josh White to discuss the arena saga and the recent season.

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Calgary Flames – 2018/19 Season Odds Wrap

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) Regardless of how abrupt their first-round playoff exit might have felt, the Calgary Flames in many ways delivered on the betting value they presented at the start of the National Hockey League season. At the outset in October, the Flames were a +2500 darkhorse in Stanley Cup futures at sportsbooks monitored by…

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Gaudreau, Lindholm among Flames headed to the World Championship

The dust has settled on the 2018-19 season for the Calgary Flames and four more players have decided to head to Europe to play more hockey. Johnny Gaudreau, Elias Lindholm, Derek Ryan and Noah Hanifin have confirmed their participation in next month’s World Hockey Championship.

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Mikael Backlund won’t be going to the World Hockey Championship

In the aftermath of the Calgary Flames’ playoff elimination on Friday night comes a bit of international competition news. Swedish reporter Jonatan Lindquist is reporting that Flames forward Mikael Backlund is skipping this year’s World Hockey Championship… for a good reason.

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Flames call up 10 ‘black aces’ from Stockton

With the season complete for the Stockton Heat, the Calgary Flames have summoned some reinforcements from their American Hockey League affiliate. The club has recalled 10 players to serve as “black aces” and practice as extra bodies.