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Coyotes Trade Mike Smith to Flames

Coyotes Trade Mike Smith to Flames

June 17th, 2017863 The Arizona Coyotes and Calgary Flames were almost the first teams to break the ice on trades Saturday as the entire hockey community sits in anticipation, wondering what moves their respective teams will pull off. The Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres pulled off the first deal of the day...
Gaudreau Needs a Bounce-Back Season

Gaudreau Needs a Bounce-Back Season

June 12th, 2017773 Like many NHL teams, the Calgary Flames have a lot of uncertainty surrounding their roster this summer. Whether it's their search for quality goalies, the intrigue of the Las Vegas expansion, or the lean number of picks they have in the upcoming NHL Entry Draft, there is one thing that is certain...

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Rumor Rundown: Oilers and Flames in on Jan Rutta

With the Czech Republic team eliminated from the World Championships, Jan Rutta is set to make his future in the NHL known. According to inside hockey reporter and always trusted analyst Darren Dreger, the finalists seem to be the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames. Player agent Allen Walsh... May 18th, 2017

Who Could the Flames Lose to Vegas?

The NHL Expansion Draft is under two months away and soon enough the thousands of mock expansion drafts will be nothing more than a shell of how the actual expansion draft shakes out. Unlike the case for many teams around the league, the Calgary Flames' management group isn't really in a position... May 17th, 2017

What to Do About Flames' Goaltending?

Once again the Calgary Flames enter the offseason with a tough situation involving goalies. General manager Brad Treliving thought he had solved that issue last year when he went out and acquired Brian Elliott and Chad Johnson. There were some bright spots in goal but for the most part, it was... May 9th, 2017

Should the Flames Bring Back Kris Versteeg?

The signing of Kris Versteeg was one of Brad Treliving's better moves as the GM of the Calgary Flames. Versteeg was much more valuable to the team than most Flames fans first thought he would be. How He Got Here The story of how Versteeg came to the Flames is an odd one. Three weeks before... May 1st, 2017

Flames: Who Delivered and Who Disappointed?

After a string of wins which left fans optimistic heading into the first round of the playoffs against Anaheim, the Calgary Flames were the first team to be eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. There were high hopes that the team could battle and really put up a fight against the Ducks, but... April 25th, 2017

The Flames Deserved a Better Fate

It sports, a common truism is that teams tend to get the breaks that they deserve. In hockey, games are often decided by bad breaks and random bounces but the theory behind having a seven game series to determine which team moves forward is because bounces and oddness tend to balance out over time.... April 22nd, 2017