Post Tagged with: "Sven Baertschi"

Sven Baertschi (Ross Bonander/THW)

Baertschi Pushed out of Calgary, Gets a Fresh Start with Canucks

When Sven Baertschi came over from the Swiss-B league and lit up the Portland Winterhawks as a rookie, the Flames ended up drafting him 13th overall in 2011 with hopes […]

Sven Baertschi. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

The Flames Files: Severing Ties With Sven

Well, it finally happened. The rocky relationship between the Calgary Flames and Sven Baertschi is now over. Since picking up the young Swiss winger in 2011 (ranked to be the […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Sven Baertschi (Ross Bonander/THW)

Sven Baertschi’s Make or Break Season

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 […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

5 Prospects That Could Make The Calgary Flames

As the club hits the second year of their rebuild, the Calgary Flames have a new general manager in Brad Treliving and a bunch of new veterans. But while the […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames, Prospects

Calgary Flames: First Round Draft Duds

The NHL Entry Draft (aka the most wonderful time of the year) is fast approaching, and for the lowest-ranked teams in the league, it is their chance to pick up […]

Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Top Ten Calgary Flames Prospects, Winter 2014 Edition

The onset of the Calgary Flames rebuilding process has created a lot of opportunities for young players in the organization. Due to departures of veterans, injuries and other reasons, a […]

by · March 12, 2014 · 4 comments · Calgary Flames
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Calgary’s Fire Sale? A Look Towards The Trade Deadline

Sometimes familiarity breeds contempt. Sometimes it builds fondness. In the sports world, often there’s a level of attachment for a team you put together, sometimes regardless of that group’s success. […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
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)

Mikael Backlund Steps Up In Calgary – A Sign of Things to Come?

As the Calgary Flames rebuild has kicked into gear this season, the club has featured three former first round picks prominently in its roster. However, the three men have taken […]

by · December 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Brian Burke’s Big Bad Flames?

Brian Burke’s Big Bad Flames?

Brian Burke is the new General Manager of the Calgary Flames. For how long, who knows? After firing GM Jay Feaster and Assistant GM John Weisbrod Dec. 12, he said […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Blair Jones was the third-most veteran player in Calgary's forward corps Tuesday with 112 games. (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Calgary Flames Make Right Moves

The Calgary Flames made two recent minor trades that will help shape the club’s future. The team traded Tim Jackman to the Anaheim Ducks for a sixth-round pick in next […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Sven Baertschi. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Power Outage: Calgary’s Flickering Power-Play

Since their win over the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on October 21, the Calgary Flames have amassed a disappointing 1-4-0 record. In a possibly-related development, the Calgary Flames […]

by · November 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Sven Baertschi. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Calgary Flames: Prospects Fall 2013

The 2013-14 NHL season has just begun and the Calgary Flames have six young players on their roster. The next two or three years don’t look very good for the […]

by · October 3, 2013 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames