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Flames goaltender Leland Irving (middle, facing) is now the #2 man in the organization. (Photo: Christopher Ralph)

Much Ado About Flames Goalie #2

The Calgary Flames have certainly addressed one area of concern this offseason, as the additions of Jiri Hudler, Roman Cervenka, and Dennis Wideman have certainly elevated the skill level of […]

by · July 13, 2012 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Calgary Flames prospects on display at 2012 Development Camp

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the 100th anniversary edition of the Calgary Stampede, a very different kind of stampede was underway on the western fringes of the city – […]

by · July 13, 2012 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
Can you ever really count Brodeur out? (Brad Barr-US PRESSWIRE)

Math Made Easy?: The 2012 NHL Free Agent Frenzy

  Here we go. This is a time of year where money is tossed around like it is made of paper. The amount of contracts after two days is not […]

Jiri Hudler (middle) has returned home to the Czech Republic following the death of his father. (Icon SMI)

Assessing Calgary’s Recent Contracts

While the Flames were certainly looking to improve the quality of the team come July 1st, the numerous nay-sayers who have been calling for the team to aggressively rebuild cannot […]

by · July 3, 2012 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
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Feaster’s Flames get shopping done early

Jay Feaster doesn’t seem to be too taken in by hockey’s annual rituals and television events. When the trade deadline came around during the 2010-11 season and the then-interim Calgary […]

by · July 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Dennis Wideman is a solid puck moving defenceman (Tom Turk/THW).

Calgary Flames add Wideman, re-sign Comeau

The Calgary Flames made a free agency splash prior to July 1 on Wednesday afternoon, announcing two player moves. First, the Flames acquired pending unrestricted free agent Dennis Wideman from […]

by · June 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Is Warren Foegele this year's "Big Jankowski"? - Calgary Flames 2011 first round pick Mark Jankowski (Lisa McRitchie/Kukla's Korner)

The Big Jankowski

A year removed from trading franchise stalwart Robyn Regehr to the Buffalo Sabres at the NHL draft, the Calgary Flames again made a deal with the Sabres by relinquishing the […]

by · June 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Is Warren Foegele this year's "Big Jankowski"? - Calgary Flames 2011 first round pick Mark Jankowski (Lisa McRitchie/Kukla's Korner)

Reviewing the Calgary Flames 2012 Draft Class

The Calgary Flames entered the 2012 NHL Draft with six draft picks. They left Consol Energy Center on Saturday evening with seven new players and most likely a bit of […]

by · June 25, 2012 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects
2007 NHL Entry Draft: Was it the Gift or the Curse?

2007 NHL Entry Draft: Was it the Gift or the Curse?

It has been five years since the 2007 NHL Entry Draft took place at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, hosted by the Blue Jackets.  The depth of talent that […]

THW 2012 Mock Draft- Round 1

THW 2012 Mock Draft- Round 1

With the draft fast approaching writers here at THW are getting into draft mode. Our writers are acting as GMs of the teams they cover throughout the season. 1. Edmonton […]

(Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE)

Darryl Sutter’s First Take

When the Los Angeles Kings completed what is possibly the most dominating post season appearance in the last decade of the NHL, Darryl Sutter became just the 5th coach in […]

by · June 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Hockey History
Curtis Glencross (Icon SMI)

Potential Studs and Duds in Hartley’s System

Bob Hartley is now firmly at the helm as head coach of the Calgary Flames, as evidenced by the dismissal of assistant coach Craig Hartsburg by the organization this past […]

by · June 8, 2012 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames