August 24th, 2016 In Calgary Flames, Free Agents 0 comments

Training camp is a month away and it's time for general managers to extend professional try-outs (PTOs) to those unrestricted free agents (UFAs) that remain without a contract. This has been a growing trend since the most recent CBA as the salary cap has prevented average UFAs from earning contracts in favour of giving cheaper, higher potential...

August 1st, 2016 In Calgary Flames, Flames Goaltending, Flames Management 0 comments

Every team has questions leading into a new season. Changes, turnover, contracts and signings mean a new era in many cases for NHL franchises. The Calgary Flames are not immune to such change and, as a result, have a few large question marks that we may see answered as the summer and season chugs along: 1) Who Will Be Calgary's Solid...

July 26th, 2016 In Calgary Flames, Flames Prospects 0 comments

Johnny Gaudreau is fast, creative and small. So is Calgary Flames prospect Matthew Phillips. A sixth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, at 5-foot-6 and only 140 pounds, Phillips weighed close to 17 pounds less than Gaudreau does now. If you consider that Gaudreau is one of the smallest players in the NHL, Phillips will be a tiny dot on the ice...

July 22nd, 2016 In Calgary Flames, Flames Transactions 0 comments

Expectations were high in 2015-16 for the Calgary Flames following their impressive two-round appearance in the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs. With a young, talented core, the thought process was that the club could potentially take a step backward, but instead, they slid to near the bottom of the NHL standings. To say that the result was a...

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