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Rasmus Andersson of the OHL's Barrie Colts [photo: OHL Images]

Reviewing the 2015 Calgary Flames NHL Draft Class

The Calgary Flames were busy in two eventful days in Florida at the 2015 NHL Draft. Overall, the club added an established NHL player and five prospects; they didn’t use […]

by · June 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, NHL Entry Draft
Dougie Hamilton will be a key contributor to the Calgary Flames for years. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Calgary Flames Do The Dougie

Leave it to the Calgary Flames to make waves before the 2015 NHL Draft even started. On Friday, June 26th, hours before their provincial rival the Edmonton Oilers selected the […]

Dougie Hamilton will be a key contributor to the Calgary Flames for years. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Flames Upgrade Immensely With Dougie Hamilton Trade

With thoughts of regression floating through their heads, the Calgary Flames made a big move prior to the onset of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, acquiring defenseman Dougie Hamilton from […]

by · June 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Dougie Hamilton will be a key contributor to the Calgary Flames for years. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Calgary Flames Acquire Dougie Hamilton

One of the biggest draft day trades has been pulled off before the event even gets underway as the Calgary Flames have acquired defenseman Dougie Hamilton from the Boston Bruins. […]

by · June 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, News
Mikael Backlund has made an immediate impact on the Flames' lineup since returning from an injury, and fantasy managers should definitely consider adding the forward. (Icon SMI)

Death of the Underdog

Analytics are killing the underdog. Well, not the actual player, but the role of the underdog. Teams have long kept their own statistics on things like shot attempts, so certain […]

Robin Lehner will be given the chance to be the guy in Buffalo. (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Are the Calgary Flames Going to Trade for Robin Lehner?

With just 8 days until the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, trade rumours are beginning to swirl. Multiple superstars are known to be available, with tons of teams calling for them. […]

Mikael Backlund has made an immediate impact on the Flames' lineup since returning from an injury, and fantasy managers should definitely consider adding the forward. (Icon SMI)

Flames Sign Mikael Backlund

The Calgary Flames have agreed to terms with 26-year-old RFA forward Mikael Backlund. So happy, proud and excited about my new deal with Calgary! I love playing in front of […]

by · June 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, News
The McDavid-Eichel debate is nothing new, and it continues as the NHL Draft draws closer. (Photo: OHL Images)

A Look at Calgary’s Preseason Schedule

The 2015-16 exhibition schedule for the Calgary Flames has been released on their website, and looks like this: September 21 vs. Edmonton – 7:00 PM September 21 @ Edmonton – 7:00 […]

by · June 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, News
Sean Monahan, Jiri Hudler and Johnny Gaudreau led by example in 2014-15. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

2015 Calgary Flames NHL Draft Primer

A lot can change in a year. Twelve months ago, the Calgary Flames went into Philadelphia for the annual entry draft as one of the National Hockey League’s worst teams. […]

by · June 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, NHL Entry Draft
Sean Monahan, Jiri Hudler and Johnny Gaudreau led by example in 2014-15. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Crucial Off-Season At Hand For The Flames

The 2014-15 season went better than anybody could have realistically expected for the Calgary Flames. Bolstered by a young, energetic team and some smart coaching decisions by Bob Hartley – […]

by · June 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames Jiri Hudler Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Calgary Flames Year-End Awards

Now that the season is over for the Calgary Flames, it’s time to honour some of the top performers from the 2014-15 campaign. Remarkable Rookie There’s not much debate that Calgary’s […]

by · June 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Johnny Hockey’s Case For The Calder

Johnny Hockey’s Case For The Calder

When you’re 21, under 6 feet tall, weigh a mere 150 lbs. and look like you’re 12, the chances of you taking home one of the most coveted trophies in […]

by · June 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames