Found June 22, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Vicki Hall of the Calgary Herald, Sarich sat down with general manager Jay Feaster in May for an exit interview to conclude the 2011/12 season. Since then, he has heard nothing from the Flames. In all honesty, he hopes they’ll call before July 1. “I’m very, very open to being here again,” he said. “I think we’ve got a pretty good group of guys. I like being in Calgary. There’s obviously a few things that need to change with the lack of success we’ve had in the last few years. “But I’d excited to be a Calgary Flame again.” The last time around in free agency, Sarich signed a five-year deal worth $18 million. The dollar figure will likely be significantly less this time around, but don’t discount the role Sarich played for the Flames last year on the back end. A healthy scratch at times in the fall, the six foot-three 210-pounder logged upwards of 20 minutes a night by the end of the season on a pairing with Jay Bouwmeester. If Sarich leaves, the Flames will dearly miss his phy

Calgary Flames 2012 NHL Draft Preview

By Ryan Holmer (@RyanHolmerNHL) Getty Images The uncertainty of the Calgary Flames’ future has been hanging in the balance since the beginning of April. Fans were crying for a rebuild, and so were many members of the media. With a seemingly awful prospect pool, and a lack of depth at each position, it seemed inevitable. The rebuild, however, never crossed Calgary GM Jay Feaster’s...

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By Ryan Holmer (@RyanHolmerNHL) Day one is completed, and the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft was interesting to say the least. Several trades highlighted the evening, as Pittsburgh traded Jordan Staal to Carolina in exchange for Brandon Sutter, the eighth overall selection, and Brian Doumulin. The Washington Capitals acquired Mike Rebeiro for Cody Eakin and the 54th overall...

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from Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun, The pressure is on Jay Feaster to make something happen this weekend: To start affecting some semblance of change around here. If he and his staff return from Pittsburgh with nothing more than the six players his team is currently slated to select in the NHL Entry Draft, the weekend can hardly be considered a smashing success, no matter how...
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