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Martin Pospisil’s European loan comes to an end

The Calgary Flames sent five players to European clubs to play back in October. As of Friday morning, all five players have been recalled back to North America. Forward Martin Pospisil has been returned from HC Kosice of Slovakia’s Tipsport Liga. Pospisil, 21, is entering his second pro season in 2020-21. His initial foray into…

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Pike on TSN 1260: goaltending department, Canadian Division, and Gaudreau’s big year

FlamesNation managing editor Ryan Pike took to the airwaves on Wednesday. He jumped on TSN 1260 in Edmonton to chat with Corey Graham about a bunch of Flames-related topics! Tonight's CoreyGraham Show is up! FEAT: @woodleysean #Raptors @GabeLacques #MLB & @RyanNPike #Flameshttps://t.co/iegp0fOes2 — Tyler Yaremchuk (@tyleryaremchuk) December 17, 2020 Corey and Ryan chatted about the…

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Flames prospect viewing guide: Dec. 18-24

It’s almost the Christmas season, friends, which means those of us who have school or work to worry about get some time off. The better news is there are several games this week scheduled with Calgary Flames prospects that are televised on channels most fans actually get. Here’s who’s playing (and when) this week! Fri.,…

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Eetu Tuulola and Artyom Zagidulin are returning from European loans

In another sign that the 2020-21 training camp is getting closer, two Calgary Flames prospects playing in Europe ended their loans on Thursday. Goaltender Artyom Zagidulin has departed from the KHL’s Metallurg Magnitigorsk, while forward Eetu Tuulola is leaving SM-Liiga’s SaiPa. Tuulola was previously with Vasterviks IK in Sweden prior to moving to the Finnish…

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Pike on Sportsnet 960 The Fan: Kylington, World Juniors and waiting for hockey

FlamesNation managing editor Ryan Pike took to the airwaves on Monday. He jumped on Sportsnet 960 The Fan to chat with Peter Klein about Flames prospects and the upcoming World Juniors! What’s going on with Oliver Kylington? Four prospects at the WJC. We talked all things #Flames with @RyanNPike. https://t.co/e7l1NGrS7c — Sportsnet 960 (@Sportsnet960) December…

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Flames prospect viewing guide: Dec. 11-17

We’re headed into another weekend and the hockey schedule seems fairly spotty. This is partially due to many, many COVID-19 pauses in many leagues and partially due to teams slowly waning off games before the winter holiday break. Here’s who’s playing (and when) this week! (Note: There’s a decent chance that some or all of…

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Flames are 20th on Forbes’ 2020 franchise value list

For those of you curious about such things, our friends at Forbes have completed their annual update for their Business of Hockey list. The list ranks the 31 NHL franchises by their estimated franchise value. Here are the NHL’s most valuable teams of 2020: https://t.co/DriDPJaQsP pic.twitter.com/6bbxEqqyML — Forbes (@Forbes) December 9, 2020 On the 2020…

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What we think we know about the 2020-21 season

For the past few weeks, there’s been a staring contest going on between the National Hockey League’s executive leadership and the player’s union. At issue were the financial ramifications for both sides of running a 2020-21 season most likely before few, if any, paying fans. According to an update from Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the staring…