October 5th, 2014 In Calgary Flames, NHL Goaltending 2 comments

There seems to be a lot of uncertainty when it comes to the Calgary Flames, and who will make the cut for their opening night roster when they take on the Vancouver Canucks on October 8th. The team is a day removed from trimming their roster down to 33 players, but they are still a far ways off from the roster limit of 23 that they will need...

October 3rd, 2014 In Calgary Flames 0 comments

A year ago, the Calgary Flames made history twice. First, they drafted sixth overall - tying the club record for the highest pick ever since moving to Calgary - and selected center Sean Monahan from the Ottawa 67s. Next, they surprised the hockey world by going against conventional wisdom and starting Monahan's season in the National Hockey League...

October 1st, 2014 In Calgary Flames 0 comments

On June 24, 2011, the Calgary Flames drafted winger Sven Baertschi in the NHL Entry Draft. Baertschi was the first player selected by Jay Feaster in his then-new role as Flames general manager, having been promoted from interim GM to full-time head honcho by team ownership just a month previous. With the club thought to be devoid of top-flight...

September 26th, 2014 In Calgary Flames 0 comments

The Calgary Flames have problems, but they're not all bad. For the first time in a couple of decades, the Flames have depth at all positions. There are solid prospects coming along, though patience is required. This is Year 2 of Calgary's rebuild but the Flames will be closer to the Connor McDavid sweepstakes than making the playoffs in the...

September 11th, 2014 In Calgary Flames 0 comments

Sidney Crosby had Mario Lemieux. Steven Stamkos had Martin St. Louis. Erik Karlsson had Daniel Alfredsson. There's no doubt that having a mentor on their team fine-tunes a young player's development like nothing else. And with so many skilled veterans and great players in the league today, NHL rookies have no shortage of talent to look up to and...

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