The 30-second Recap Last season was an interesting one for the Calgary Flames. As a team that was openly in rebuild mode, they were widely expected to finish at the bottom of the league. That they did, but in a fashion that was a little surprising to hockey watchers. Despite the loss of the vast […]
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from Katie Strang of ESPN,
“I think the one word that still comes with Calgary has to be patience,” McLennan told ESPN.com in a recent phone conversation. “They sold to fans a complete rebuild.”
What happened last season, in Brian Burke’s first year as team president and Bob Hartley’s first full season as coach in Calgary? The Flames were in a league-high 49...
Calgary Flames first round pick Sam Bennett has played just two prospect tournament games with Johnny Gaudreau, but has been quite impressed by the 2014 Hobey Baker winner.
Bennett and Gaudreau played on a line together combining for two goals and two assists in Calgary’s 4-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers’ top prospects Saturday night.
When asked if Bennett could compare Gaudreau’s...
Calgary Flames prospect John Gaudreau showed off some of the nifty moves, which earned him the 2014 Hobey Baker award Friday night at the Young Stars tournament. Gaudreau, 21, undressed Winnipeg Jets’ defenseman Nelson Nogier before going backhand shelf on goaltender Connor Hellebuyck. Have a look: "Johnny Hockey"Gaudreau is also known by his nickname, "Johnny...
Leland Irving won’t be attending the Tampa Bay Lightning’s training camp after all. Although he was invited, Irving has instead opted to sign a one-year contract with the KHL’s Salavat Yulaev Ufa, per the Tampa Tribune’s Erik Erlendsson.
Irving was selected by the Calgary Flames with the 26th overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, but the 26-year-old goaltender has only...
Johnny Hockey is at it again.
Calgary Flames prospect Johnny Gaudreau scored an impressive backhand shelf goal Friday night in the 2014 Young Stars Classic against the Winnipeg Jets.
Gaudreau is coming off an impressive 2013-14 season at Boston College where he scored 36 goals and earned 44 assists in 40 games en route to being named the Hobey Baker Award winner. In his NHL...
from Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun,
The success Johnny Gaudreau has had the past many years has him believing even greater things can come.
But an engine behind his push is one big disappointment.
The accolades Gaudreau received over the last few years include winning the Hobey Baker Award last season as the top player in the NCAA, numerous all-star and MVP honours...
The Calgary Flames were one of the hardest working teams last season, but the franchise’s first campaign in over a decade without Jarome Iginla was a disappointing one as it finished with the second-worst record in the Western Conference at 77 points.
The loss of captain and No. 1 defenseman Mark Giordano because of injury erased any hope of the Flames contending, but they did...
The contestants waiting for their turn in the background of this screen capture don't look very excited to be watching these Adirondack Flames mascot auditions. We here at RedZone, however, couldn't be more excited to see this video roll across our desks today.This could be the best video that we've ever featured on Pro Sports Daily. The showmanship, the passion, the...
We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects leading up to the start of the 2014-15 season.
Today, we take a look at the Calgary Flames.
By: Andy Hughes
2013-14 Season: 35-40-7, 77 points (6th Pacific Division, 13th Western Conference)
Free Agents Signed:
Jonas Hiller will make $4.5...
Flames hits and forward blocked shots leader is back, and he's still playing forward!#483274347 / gettyimages.comLance Bouma, the 24 year old Provost, Alberta native is coming off a break-out season and has been rewarded with a shiney new one-year contract worth..well, we don't know just yet. For perspective, over his two contracts, Bouma has not yet reached $600K in salary...
Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15
C 1. Mikael Backlund
2. Sean Monahan
3. Matt Stajan
4. Max Reinhart
5. Paul Byron
6. Sam Bennett
L 1. Curtis Glencross
2. Mason Raymond
3. Brandon Bollig
4. Lance Bouma
5. Johnny Gaudreau
The Flames were bad last year. And they won’t be a playoff team this time around. But some additions to the mix in Calgary will give them a new look moving forward. In the first addition of our Western Conference … Continue reading →
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On Saturday, the Hockey News's Adam Proteau posted the first installment of a two-part "oral history" of the Calgary Flames' 1989 Stanley Cup run, and he continues today with more behind-the-scenes tales from the Flames' Cup win in the Montreal Forum and its aftermath:
Delirious with joy, the Flames boarded their plane for the flight back to Calgary. They...
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TJ Galiardi isn’t a signing who is going to get fans overly excited. He is the definition of a depth acquisition and it’s highly likely he’ll spend some, if not most of his time in the AHL. Most fans should be able to at least recognize the signing for what it is, but the Winnipeg Free Press isn’t thrilled.
Well … that’s not very nice. You can read the full article...