Ryan Pike | @RyanNPike

A native of the Stampede City, Ryan Pike has covered the Calgary Flames extensively since 2010 as a Senior Writer for The Hockey Writers and as Managing Editor of FlamesNation.ca.

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Travis Sanheim (Brad Watson/WHL)

Travis Sanheim – The Next Ones: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Travis Sanheim THW Close-Up Date of Birth: March 29, 1996 Place of Birth: Elkhorn, MB Ht: 6’4” Wt: 205 lbs Shoots: Left Position: Defenseman NHL Draft Eligibility: 2014 Travis Sanheim […]

by · May 8, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
Jake Virtanen (Chris Pullen/WHL)

Jake Virtanen – The Next Ones: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Jake Virtanen THW Close-Up Date of Birth: August 17, 1996 Place of Birth: New Westminster, BC Ht: 6’1” Wt: 210 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Right Wing NHL Draft Eligibility: 2014 […]

by · May 3, 2014 · 1 comment · NHL Entry Draft
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New Flames GM Brad Treliving Heads Right To Work

When the Calgary Flames ended their season, president of hockey operations Brian Burke indicated that the team was comfortable waiting until after the 2014 NHL Draft to hire their new […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Calgary Flames Hire Brad Treliving as New GM

After a four month search, Calgary Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke reportedly has his man. According to multiple reports, including ones from TSN’s Bob MacKenzie and Sportsnet’s John […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Sven Baertschi (Ross Bonander/THW)

The Life and Death of the Abbotsford Heat

In April 2009, the Calgary Flames announced the transfer of their American Hockey League affiliate from the Quad Cities to Abbotsford, British Columbia. On April 15, 2014, the Flames announced […]

Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

The 2013-14 Calgary Flames: A Successful Failure

As the curtain dropped on the 2013-14 Calgary Flames season, the mood of the building was conflicted. On one hand, the organization that was expected to be a league doormat […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Mark Giordano could be a top five defenseman. (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Melee Sparks Calgary Flames Hot Second Half

January 18, 2014 was a Saturday. As is customary, the National Hockey League held 13 games. Based on how their seasons had gone to that point, you wouldn’t have expected […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
(Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

California Kids Quietly Invading the NHL

A quarter-century ago, hockey minds knew exactly where NHL talent would be found. Canada, Europe and, perhaps, the northeastern United States were the main proving grounds for talented players following […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
(Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Tyler Wotherspoon: Freshman Flame Impressing

It was the spring of 2011, and Jay Feaster had a big problem. Still warming into his new role as Calgary Flames general manager, he discovered he’d inherited a problem […]

by · March 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
MacInnis is slated to go late in the first round (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Ryan MacInnis: One-on-One with 2014 NHL Draft Prospect

The 2014 BMO Top Prospects Game was a home-coming of sorts for Ryan MacInnis. The lanky, 17-year-old product of the Kitchener Rangers grew up in St. Louis during his father’s […]

by · March 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Michael Dal Colle was the Islanders' first selection (fifth overall) in the first round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. (Terry Wilson /OHL Images)

Michael Dal Colle – One-on-One with 2014 NHL Draft Prospect

Maybe it’s because the game was played at the Scotiabank Saddledome – home of the Calgary Flames – but was difficult to speak to Michael Dal Colle at the 2014 […]

by · March 21, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
Lance Bouma (Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Baby Steps: How the Calgary Flames Rebuild Is Finding Its Way

In the first year of their rebuild, the Calgary Flames are once again in the National Hockey League’s bottom five. It’s not from a lack of trying. The pesky Flames […]

by · March 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames