Found June 25, 2013 on
The Calgary Flames just released this statement regarding reports out of Finland stating Kiprusoff is retiring.
“As we indicated when we addressed the media on June 14th, having just spoken with Miikka at that time, we realized that if pushed for an answer Miikka would have said that he was finished with his professional career. In light of our most recent meeting with him, the statement attributed to him by the Finnish National Team does not come as a surprise. However, as we have said consistently, we will continue our dialogue with Miikka.”
Calgary Flames General Manager
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The backup head of the Calgary Flames mascot, Harvey the Hound, was found floating in the flooded Scotiabank Saddledome and it looks gruesome. I’m assuming that the rest of the spare hockey equipment, video room, weight room, etc all look just as bad as this. Just a terrible start to the offseason for the Calgary Flames. Harvey the Hound's head was found floating in the...
Reports out of Finland indicate that Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff has decided to retire. Despite flashes of past brilliance, his stats this past year were the worst of all 30 starters. And while it’s a given his shoddy numbers are a byproduct of an awful defense core, his career years were clearly behind him. Kiprusoff declined [...]
from Aaron Portzline of Puck-Rakers,
The Jackets have reportedly talked with the Calgary Flames seeking permission to speak with Miikka Kiprusoff, hoping to talk him out of retirement. Are they preparing for life without Bobrovsky? Or just trying to spur Bobrovsky into signing and keeping his spot in Columbus?
Kekalainen said he "won't respond to speculation,"...